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Donate to the Children's Museum of La Crosse

When you make a tax-deductible donation to the Children's Museum of La Crosse, you:
Give a Giggle...
Make a Memory...
Ignite Imagination...
Launch Laughter and Learning...
and Preserve the Power of Play!

As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with no Government or United Way funding, the Children's Museum of La Crosse relies on the generous support of the community to continue providing affordable opportunities for hands-on learning and fun. Income from admissions, membership and other fees covers approximately 75% of our annual operating budget. The rest must be raised through donations, grants and special events.

GIFTS OF APPRECIATED STOCK: While cash donations to the Children’s Museum are always appreciated, you may not know that you can also donate by gifting appreciated stock. Gifting appreciated stock effectively generates a double tax benefit. You receive a charitable deduction equal to the fair market value of the stock and you avoid the taxable event of selling. For example, if you own 100 shares of a stock that has a $2,000 gain, donating those shares to the Children’s Museum would give you a charitable deduction equal to the fair market value plus you avoid paying the capital gains tax on the $2,000 gain. The Children’s Museum still receives the benefit of your generous donation! Talk to your financial advisor or ask us for a recommendation of a local professional to help you.

THANK YOU to all who have invested in the power of play with a donation to the Children's Museum!

Click now to make a secure, tax-deductible donation online.

Click for a printable form to mail your tax-deductible donation.

Click to ask via email about how you or your company can sponsor an upcoming event at the Museum.

Click to learn how you can support the Museum at no direct cost to you.

Click to learn how you can leave a legacy of learning and laughter by considering the Children's Museum in your will or other planned giving.