New incentives offered for Ebert sculpture donors

New incentives offered for Ebert sculpture donors

The head of the Roger Ebert Sculpture Fundraising Campaign has announced new incentives for donors.

The goal of the project is to place a life size statue of Ebert sitting in theater seats outside of the Virginia Theatre in Champaign.

Scott Anderson said until Friday, only donors of $10,000 or more would receive a small scale version of the statue.  But Anderson said now, some people who donate less than $10,000 can get a gift.

Anderson added that so far, the group has raised 20% of the funds needed for the project.

He made the comments Friday on A Penny for Your Thoughts on WDWS.

Topics (1):Film

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