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The Rheem Passes The Hat – Supporters Meet Their $5,000 Goal

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Supporters have started a GoFundMe account to keep the Rheem Theatre afloat.

Supporters of the Rheem Theatre used a GoFundMe account in an effort to secure enough private donations to keep the local landmark alive for two months – while a local non-profit foundation gets organized.

As of this morning the account had pushed past a stated $5,000 goal after a considerable donation from a private source.

The GoFundMe page can be found HERE.

7 COMMENTS

  1. I love having this theater in Moraga and use it regularly. But come on, raising $5000 is going to reverse a fundamental, multi-year trend of demographics, multi-plex theaters and streaming video?

    • Good question, James, that has yet to be answered. We found they weren’t fond of LiveStreaming, that’s for sure, but our ties to the Rheem go deep and we’re interested in seeing what happens. The market will ultimately determine the building’s fate, we believe. Perhaps some corporate sponsorship will save it? We’ll see…

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