SUAB HMONG NEWS — A Hmong Vietnam War Veterans Memorial statue is in the process to be built to recognize the Hmong-Lao Veterans live in the Marathon County in Wisconsin. The estimated total cost to build the statue is $240,000.00.
CLICK HERE to watch Suab Hmong TalkShow exclusive interview Tong Blia Xiong, the leading of the Hmong Vietnam Veterans Memorial Statue, on the latest development of the project.
Tong Blia Xiong said there is a $100,000.00 matching fund available to build the Hmong Vietnam Veterans Memorial Statue and his group must find $100,000.00 to match it by early September 2015.
“We need your financial supports to match the $100,000.00 dollar by early September 2015. As July 17, 2015, we have about $14,000.00 on the account to be matched with the $100,000.00…” said Tong Blia Xiong.
The Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin administers the Hmong Veterans Memorial Project Fund, which has been set up to accept tax deductible donations toward the $240,000.00 project cost.
Below is the donation information from the Memorial Project team:
PLEASE HELP BY DONATING TO THIS MEMORIAL PROJECT
All donations received by September 7, 2015 will be matched dollar for dollar. Tax deductible contributions are recognized at the following levels:
BRONZE: $20 to $999
Recognized in the special Memorial Booklet to be published.
SILVER: $1,000 to $9,999
Recognized with a 12” by 12” memorial brick on site at the Marathon County Courthouse.
GOLD: $10,000 or more
Recognized with a 24” by 24” memorial brick on site at the Marathon County Courthouse.
CITY, STATE, ZIP _____________________
Email (optional) ________________________
Checks should be made out to “Community Foundation,” with a note on the memo line “Hmong Veterans Memorial Project.”
Mail check and this form to:
Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin
500 First Street, Suite 2600
Wausau, WI 54403
Online credit card donations are accepted at www.cfoncw.org. Click on the “Give Now” button and follow the prompts.
For more information call Peter Yang at 715-842-8390 or Mort McBain at 715-359-9709.