We have already accomplished so much together! The outpouring of support from volunteers, local businesses, the media, and the city of Middletown has been incredible! Find out how you can get involved and stay in touch- Follow Us on Social Media!
Fundraising!-$100,000 in individual donations and grants raised to date.
-Benefit concert held on Sept. 12, 2013 celebrating Sorg’s birthday attracted over 200 attendees.
-Launched “Take-a-Seat” campaign – $16,000 raised to date.
-Season’s Greetings from Middletown CD and live benefit show for the -Sorg Opera House raised nearly $10,000. (Volume 2 is in the works)
-Capital Campaign is in progress. Naming opportunities are available
Non-Profit StatusReceived Non profit status- March 18, 2014
Board of Directors-First Board of Directors Meeting - February 2, 2013.
-Nominated 6 members
-Established priorities, goals, and objectives
Obtain Grants-Downtown Middletown Inc. awarded SORG a $1500 facade grant to repair or cover broken windows, and a $5725 grant to repair entry doors to the theater and windows in the street level retail spaces.
-Duke Energy Foundation awarded SORG $35,000 for pre-development services and asbestos abatement.
-The Middletown Community Foundation awarded SORG a grant of $16,500 for bathroom renovations, contingent on $100,000 in donations within a year.
-City of Middletown awarded SORG $20,000
Clean up and Clean Out!In ongoing volunteer work sessions, over 60 volunteers contributed a combined total of almost 1000 hours, filled five large dumpsters with debris and saved an estimated $17,000 in professional clean-up fees!
Repairs-Major leaks and water damage have been stopped on the roof
-Wind storm damage repaired on ballroom windows