Helping local arts organizations and others recover from recent natural disasters


Roof damage closeup
Hurricane Irma wreaked expensive damage to freeFall’s roof. Photo courtesy of freeFall Theatre.

It’s heartbreaking to think about all the devastation natural disasters have caused in the past month.

Hurricane Irmaäó»s winds ripped off a large section of freeFall Theatre‘s roof, allowing rain to floodŒæthe theatre,Œælobby and concessions.

The floodingξseverely damaged both the interior structure of the theatre and equipment vital to our productions. While insurance will cover the water damage, they mustξξraise funds to replace the roof.

If you love the first-class productions produced by freeFall,ŒæŒædonateŒæhere. DonationsŒæwill ensure jobs for the actors who have committed to our 2017/2018 season and support our partnering craftsmen, artisans, and suppliers. It will ensureŒæWhite Fangäó»s London co-production draws international attention to St. Peteäó»s arts community.


When we Jobsite Theater assessed the damage from Irma and planned how they would be able to move forward, theyŒætallied $10,000 in sales which they say they would not be able to make up during future runs. That early estimate proved to be true. “At the end of the run we missed our goal by $9,616 äóñ not the best way to start the season,” Artistic Director David M. Jenkins posted on Facebook. It’s a daunting loss with their next show beingŒæThe Threepenny OperaŒæin the Jaeb, their most expensive production of the year, which we they are already heavily paying out on.

“If we can make up what weäó»re sure about losing with private donations by opening night ofŒæThreepenny, Oct. 20, we should be able to weather this production and keep us in enough cash to not interrupt our ability to produceŒæThe Tempest,” Jenkins says.

Donations made toward Irma recoveryŒæ will be specifically put toward the bottom line loss ofŒæThe FlickŒæand not enterŒæJobsite’s annual campaignŒægeneral funds,

Click here to donate.

The American Red Cross (Irma and Harvey)

International (Irma)ξξ

AmeriCares (Harvey, Irma, and Maria)ξ

Global Givingξ

Save the Children (Harvey and Irma) ξ

Unicef (Harvey and Irma)ξ

World Vision (Harvey and Irma)

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Mexican Earthquake Relief:

ξ ξ ξ ξξUNICEF Mexicoξ ξ

ξ ξ ξ ξ ξRed Cross Mexicoξ

ŒæŒæ Œæ Œæ Œæ ŒæOxfam MexicoŒæŒæŒ‡ŒæŒæŒæŒæŒæŒæŒæŒæ

Save the Children Mexicoξ

ξ ξProject Pazξξ

ξ ξ ξ ξ ξTopos Mexicoξ

ξξ ξ ξ ξξGlobal Givingξ ξ

ξ ξ ξ ξ ξInternational Community Foundationξξ

ξ ξ ξ ξ ξWorld Visionξ ξξξξξξξξ

ξTyphoon Doksuri Relief

ξ ξ ξ ξξHabitat for Humanity Vietnam

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