Inside the Jewish museum

Jewish Museum of Australia fundraiser for electricity, gas and photocopying

A CAMPAIGN has been launched, calling for donations to help keep the “grape juice flowing” at the Jewish Museum of Australia.

Acting director Jenny Thompson told the Leader donations paid for 65 per cent of the centre’s running costs.

“We don’t get that much from government … so we have to find (money) ourselves,” she said.

“We are definitely not closing but it does cost quite a lot of money to run (the museum).”

The latest appeal, one of four fundraising drives held each year, calls for people to stump up cash to help cover the cost of electricity, gas and photocopying.

“And we find that if we give people tangible things, they can see where their money is going,” .

“It gives people an idea of what it does cost to open up the doors here.”

Read the full article by Jordy Atkinson at the Port Phillip Leader.