Help us restore the R28

Friends of R28

“Friends of R28" are the supporting group to make the project happen and ensure the long term sustainability of the locomotive, a national treasure.

To be a "Friend of R28" you kindly donate $25 a year, but you might also like to donate at a higher level (by direct debit or lump sum) that maybe at $5/week over the year, $10/week over the year, or other sum/week, that may also be a lump sum donation. You will be informed of project progress (you’ll be part of the email news letter mail-out, and you will be able to be part of the volunteer effort that will enable the restoration project to gain momentum. You will also be invited to attend project milestone events. You will be acknowledged as a supporter of the project.

Foundation Group

“Friends of R28 - Foundation Group” are the leading supporting group along with sponsors, other funders to raise the funds to achieve the 1/3rd project funding (Estimated to be $120,000) to enable the Lottery WW1 Commemorations,

nvironment & Heritage Grant to be applied for in November 2016 to enable the 2/3rds other funding ($240,000) to be obtained. You will be informed of project progress (you’ll be part of the email news letter mail-out), and you will be able to be part of the volunteer effort that will enable the restoration project to gain momentum. You will also be invited to attend project milestone events. You will be acknowledged as a foundation supporter of the project, receive a framed Black & White photograph of R28 in its original condition and be eligible for a 10% discount on travel behind R28 over a 5 year period.

Your donation will be $1,040, that can be a lump sum donation or a pledged donation spread over 52 payments of $20/week by direct debit

Business Sponsorship

You are part of the leading supporting group and have the knowledge that your business support will make a significant contribution to carrying the restoration project forward. You will determine your level of investment and with the R28 Re-firing Project Management Group we will work through your investment recognition. As a start you will be eligible for advertising on our website and social media pages.

As business owner or representative you will be informed of project progress (you’ll be part of the email news letter mail-out). You will also be invited to attend project milestone events. You will be acknowledged as a foundation supporter of the project, receive a framed Black & White photograph of R28 in its original condition and as owner or as nominated representatives be eligible for a 10% discount on travel behind R28 over a 5 year period.

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