Become a Supporter of MDHAC

Friends of MDHAC make it all possible.   

Become a Friend of MDHAC and make a difference! Your support as a friend, donor, sponsor or partner helps keep the museum free, open to thousands of visitors for decades to come, bringing appreciation and greater understanding about the Deaf community as a cultro-linguistic minority.

Volunteers of MDHAC make history.

Become a Volunteer to help create history by contributing your invaluable energy, time, skills, expertise and talents to help keep MDHAC around for decades, to inspire future generations to continue with the dedication of preserving Deaf history, arts and culture. 

Legacy Gifting to MDHAC creates a lasting impact.


Become a Legacy donor for future generations to benefit from MDHAC. Your Will or Trust is a gift, to allow your personal values to make a lasting impact on the world and inspire others to join in your commitment.


Donors inspire a special love for small museums.

Become a Donor to protect and inspire the love of the small, intimate Deaf community and its only Museum of Deaf History, Art and Culture® not affiliated with a school in the U.S.A. 

Commemorate to celebrate Deaf Heritage

The Brick Fund

By purchasing a brick with an engraving to memorialize, honor, remember, observe or celebrate a Deaf person, family, event you help support MDHAC in building and maintaining a strong foundation for future generations to appreciate and enjoy.


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6 Positive Effects of

Donating . . .

  • Experience More Pleasure       Donating money activates the pleasure centers of the brain, simply makes you feel better and happier.

  • Brings More Meaning to Your Life     By donating you create opportunities to meet new people who believe in the same causes that inspire you. That, and making a real impact on those causes, can infuse your everyday life with more meaning.

  • Promotes and Motivates Generosity Stoking passions in the folks around you is a very positive and tangible effect of your own giving and inspires them to give too.

  • Protects Your Community                 Provides support in fostering greater understanding and apppreciation for the contributions of diverse Deaf people worldwide,  enhancing greater community well-being and cohesiveness.

  • Induces Civic Engagement                    A hearty rate of volunteerism improves the overall health and longevity of volunteers and the museum.

  • Increases Your Community Standing The more you give to MDHAC, the more likely you are to influence MDHAC's future progress and activities.

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Please support the William J. Marra Museum, the only independently owned and public museum about Deaf history, arts and culture in the United States. Donations help keep exhibits fresh and inspiring for guests like you.

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Our museum offers an opportunity to learn about the rich heritage and experience of being Deaf.  Group tours and museum reservations are available. We are a non-profit 501(c)3 foundation so donations are always appreciated.

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