Become Involved -- The Art of Giving

Opportunities to Contribute

  • Speaker:  Speak on behalf of the museum to local community organizations
  • Tour guides:  Assist the museum coordinator with visitors and tour groups
  • Fundraising:  Assist in projects to raise funds to support the museum

Fundraising Projects:

  • Give a Tribute:  Honor a family member, new graduate, new child or retiree
  • Remembrance Gift:  Honor a schoolmate, family member, or friend who attended a one-, two-, or three-room schoolhouse
  • Planned Giving:  Make an annual gift a part of  your annual giving strategy.  Give stock/bond  proceeds
  • Make a charitable gift of any amount
  • Make a gift through a will or deferred annuity
  • Buy an engraved brick for the garden  pathway
  • Your contributions to The Schoolhouse Museum are tax-deductible.  All contributors will be recognized in the museum as well as on the Museum's web site.

Interested in volunteering?

Contact Sandra Lowe at 757-766-8427 and Museum Coordinator, Phyllis Wellons at 757-365-4789.  Also contact us at:  

The School House Museum
516 Main St.
P.O. Box 1113
Smithfield , Virginia 23431
Museum: 1-757-365-4789
Tourism Office: 1-800-365-9339
Fax: 757-357-4360


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