WHY SUPPORT THE ARTS AND HUMANITIES THROUGH UFAH?
One Donation. Eleven Organizations.
Donors have the benefit of investing in multiple nonprofit Arts and Humanities organizations with one donation. UFAH member groups provide diverse programming for all ages while encouraging the development of our local economy and well being.
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Make a Donation, Change Our Community
UFAH's member groups benefit you and our community by
inspiring and sparking conversation and critical thinking,
boosting academic performance while lowering the dropout rate of area students,
strengthening the economy,
driving cultural tourism and
93% of Funds Raised are Given to UFAH's Member Organizations
Gifts distributed by UFAH are unrestricted and used by member groups
for scholarships and music lessons, materials and instructors,
to hire quality professionals in their artistic fields for classes, workshops, demonstrations and performances in a hands-on atmosphere,
to keeping ticket prices low, and so much more.
THANKS TO YOUR DONATION WE CAN CHANGE EVERY LIFE FOR THE BETTER
“LYSO gives me a chance to play with great musicians and share my love of music.”
-Jeremiah Jefferson & John Falter
La Crosse Area Youth Symphony Orchestras
“Each day we find a new discovery that tells us more about the lives of those who came before us. The thrill of adventure and the excitement of mystery carries a brightness to aspiring archaeologists everywhere.”
-Kassie Haines, age 30
Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center
“I have been more confident and have become a better singer. I am learning how to read music too.”
-Parker, age 10
La Crosse BoyChoir
"Music has always been a special part of my life. It brightens my day and gives me hope. The La Crosse Girlchoir is one of my favorite things, because I can sing and also make new friends. Music and the arts is the heart of my happiness."
-Elizabeth Matz, age 10
La Crosse Girlchoir
"This is the nicest thing that has happened to me in many years"
-Lydia Brophy, 94
Given a musical valentine
from the Coulee Chordsmen
"The arts provide an outlet for people to express their creativity and experience life in ways they would never have imagined. Through the magic of theatre, I have played a jilted housewife, a spy, and an aspiring nightclub singer, and I’ve never had more fun!"
-Dominique Leucke, age 31
La Crosse Community Theatre
“In my own philanthropy and business endeavors, I have seen the critical role that the arts play in stimulating creativity and in developing vital communities….the arts have a crucial impact on our economy and are an important catalyst for learning, discovery, and achievement in our country.”
Paul G. Allen, Co-Founder, Microsoft