SMRS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and is qualified to receive charitable contributions under IRS regulations. Donations may be deductible on IRS form 1040 Schedule A, Itemized Deductions.
Your contributions to the Museum allow us to provide programs and services promoting railroading history to the public. They also provide necessary funds to restore, rehabilitate, and preserve various railroad cars for use or display, and the historic rail line, one of Michigan's oldest!
Donations may be sent by check to:
Southern Michigan Railroad Society, Inc.
P.O. Box K
Clinton, Michigan 49236
Or if you wish to use a credit card then process your donation through the following "Just Give" site.
Justgive.org allows donors to make a tax deductible gift to SMRS on a secure website using a debit or credit card. ;They will ;process and inform us of your contribution. Click the link below to send your donation and automatically receive a donation receipt for your taxes. ;
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If you are a Kroger Plus Member you can donate to SMRS by shopping! Please email us directly at RideSMR@gmail.com for further information.
How you can help keep our Tracks in gauge`
Through public support, SMRS is able to restore and maintain its engines, train cars, and track to provide tours to the public. Help us keep our tracks in gauge by:
- Donating machinery, materials, tools or services from your business.
- Come out and Ride the Rails! Passenger fares help support the variety of offerings and preservation of this historical rail cooridor!
- Making a tax-deductible donation.
- Becoming an SMRS volunteer and help us by working on the railroad in areas of mechanical, restoration, train crew, museum docents, track maintenance or other general areas of operation.