100% of every donation goes towards our mission!!!
Besides patronizing the Cafe you can support the After 26 Project by a monetary or in kind donation. Those who make a cash or in kind donation can obtain the After 26 tax exempt ID number for tax records. To ensure the safety of online donations, the After 26 Project has signed on with PayPal. You can make your donation safely and securely by credit card or your bank account (where available) through Paypal. To pay by credit card click on the DONATE button at the top of this page. Please note you do not need a Paypal account to donate. If you are more comfortable paying by personal or company check, please make payable to After 26 Project and send to:
The After 26 Project
127 West Cass
Cadillac, MI 49601
If you would like to become an After 26 volunteer, click here to complete the volunteer form. Upon completion you can scan and send it to us by email at the address below. The truth is volunteerism is the heart and soul of the After 26 Project!
A benefactor is any person company or foundation that provides $2000 or more in cash or in kind services to After 26 Project. In recognition your name will be displayed on the Depot Benefactor plaque prominently displayed in a public area of the Cafe. In addition, your name is listed as a 'Benefactor' on the After 26 web site. Your name will be displayed on table toppers and on Depot Vision. There are three levels of giving, bronze for $2000, silver for $5000, and gold for $10,000. The businesses and people listed below will have played primary roles in the Depot becoming a reality and creating jobs for a population with so few job opportunities. Click here for more information on how you can become a benefactor. Heartfelt to the After 26 Benefactors that have given so generously, they include:
BAIRD COTTER & BISHOP - CADILLAC
CADILLAC CUT STONE
PHIL GAUNT/ KAREN BEERS
DAVE & SANDY GAUNT
JERRY & CAROL HOEKWATER
DON & PAT LAKIN
DARRYL & KAREN PETTERSON
DAVE & KATE STOUT
Special thanks to our community partners, your generosity and willingness to give to this endeavor has been tremendous and we are so grateful! The After26 board of directors would like to acknowledge the following businesses for their gifts of expertise, products, services, labor, and most of all your time, the most precious gift of all. Thank you SO MUCH!
AMERICAN VETERANS POST #110 - CADILLAC
BEST TRASH REMOVAL - LAKE CITY
BIGELOW EXTERIORS - CADILLAC
BIT SOCIAL MEDIA
BOARDMAN VIDEO PRODUCTIONS - CADILLAC
FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH - CADILLAC
GRANDVIEW EXCAVATING -CADILLAC
HACKER KONCRETE - CADILLAC
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS - CADILLAC
PRINTMASTERS - CADILLAC
PRO BUILD - CADILLAC
SELF STORAGE - CADILLAC
SHERIE THOMSEN - VAN DRIE HOME FURNISHINGS DESIGNER
SUBWAY- 10 NORTHERN MICHIGAN LOCATIONS
TRIPLE A STORAGE
VAN DRIE HOME FURNISHINGS
WEXFORD MISSAUKEE ISD & CAREER TECH CENTER
WEST MICHIGAN CREDIT UNION - CADILLAC
NEW SIDEWALK - BRICK PAVERS - PHASE III NOW AVAILABLE!
Phase I and Phase II of the brick paver sidewalk is complete. The bricks are located on the sidewalk immediately in front of the Depot entrance. Phase III will be ordered soon! Bricks can be inscribed with a name, business, military seal, or other fun designs that are offered. 4 by 8 bricks are only $95; 8 by 8 bricks are $190. Click here to see the Phase III brick paver application form. Click here to see military seal design features. Click here to see additional design features. Thanks to everyone who has already purchased a brick! Your contribution helps provide jobs to adults with developmental disabilities and cognitive impairment in the greater Cadillac area.
After 26 Project is now officially a charity on eBay's Missionfish! If you sell items on eBay please consider giving a small portion of the final price to After 26 Project! Simply search for us under the charity option on the eBay listing page! Click here is our Missionfish link.
The After 26 has a fabulous list of volunteers who bring energy and vitality to the project. Click here for the After 26 volunteer form. If you have volunteered and your name is not on this list please email us. The volunteer list includes...
Kristen Gaunt Battige
Also thanks to...
Baker College Student Nurses Association
Roger Bandeen DDS
Star Chapter 249 Motorcycle Club
We apologize If you have donated or volunteered for After 26 and are not listed somewhere on the web site. We do not want to post any information without permission. If you have donated or volunteered for After 26 and wish to be acknowledged on the web site, please email and we will get the information posted on www.after26project.com right away, thank you.