Rising Strongwater FAQ
1. What is Rising Strongwater/#RisingStrongwater2023?
Rising Strongwater is a transformative fundraising and community engagement campaign
initiated by Strongwater Farm in response to recent challenges including flooding and
associated issues. It aims to restore facilities, repair flood damages, and ensure the continuity of
the farm’s essential programs.
2. Why was the Annual Hoe Down cancelled?
Due to unprecedented floods and associated challenges, the traditional Annual Hoe Down event
was re-imagined this year in order to address our current circumstances effectively. Rising
Strongwater allows us to redirect resources, engage the community, and ensure the resilience
and future growth of Strongwater Farm.
3. How can I contribute to Rising Strongwater?
You can contribute to Rising Strongwater in various ways:
● Donate: Financial contributions are crucial in achieving our goals. Visit our website
(StrongwaterFarm.org) to make a donation yourself (or fundraise for your donation!).
● Spread the Word: Share the campaign’s message on social media, among friends, and within your community.
● Volunteer: Participate in work days, activities, and events to actively support our rebuilding efforts.
● Attend Events: Watch for announcements about some fun upcoming events to take part
4. What are the key objectives of Rising Strongwater?
Rising Strongwater has two main objectives:
● Financial Resilience: Raise $85,000 to repair damages, restore facilities, and ensure program continuity by December 31, 2023.
● Community Engagement: Engage 2,000 individuals in fostering unity and shared purpose.
5. How can I stay updated on the campaign’s progress?
Follow us on our social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) to receive regular
updates, stories, and behind-the-scenes insights. You can also sign up for our newsletter on our
6. Can I volunteer for Rising Strongwater?
Absolutely! We encourage volunteers to be part of our efforts. Keep an eye on our
communications for announcements about volunteer opportunities, work days, and activities.
7. Will there be events related to Rising Strongwater?
Yes, there will be some small, fun events throughout the campaign – watch for announcements!
These events will allow us to come together, celebrate our progress, and emphasize unity and
8. How do I become a sponsor for Rising Strongwater?
We’re excited to collaborate with local businesses and individuals as sponsors in our Rising
Strongwater Barn Raisin’!
JO BRYAN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR at
to sign up or for further information!
9. How will my donation be used in the campaign?
Your donation will be used to restore facilities, repair flood damages, and ensure program
10. How can I share my own Strongwater Farm experience or story?
We’d love to hear from you! Share your stories, experiences, and testimonials with us through
our social media channels or by contacting us directly!
Your voice adds to the strength of our
If you have any further questions or inquiries,
please don’t hesitate to contact us at:
Jo Bryan, Executive Director
500 Livingston Street
Thank you for joining us on this transformative journey with Rising Strongwater!