Thank you to our supporters for helping
us reach our goal!
Thanks to the many organizations and individuals that donated and advocated on our behalf, we are pleased to announce that escrow has closed on the purchase of the Robinson House. But our work is not done yet! We continue our mission, and now must raise the funds to renovate the National Historic Landmark Harada House. The interpretive center, combined with the ongoing preservation of the Harada House, will ensure that the story of the Harada Family and its significance to immigration, social justice, and the pursuit of the American Dream continue to be shared for generations to come.
The National Historic Landmark Harada House tells the story
of the Harada Family and their struggles to achieve the
American Dream. The site and story embody local, state,
national, and international issues of civil and individual
rights, democracy, immigration, assimilation, racial
prejudice, and citizenship. It is truly an American story.
The Harada House property, owned by the Riverside
Metropolitan Museum (A department of the City of Riverside),
is fragile and in need of significant repair. Furthermore,
because it is located in a residential neighborhood, opening
the House to the public for interpretation has its
challenges. Recently, the house next door, referred to as
the Robinson House, was put up for sale giving the Museum
the opportunity to purchase the home to be used as an
interpretive center for the Harada House. Not only will it
function as an interpretive center, but it is
also part of the Harada family's story. To
purchase the house, the Museum had to raise $200,000 to buy
the property and make it habitable. Want to learn more about the Harada family
and their story?
Harada House webpage.
To Donate to the Museum
(Donations are tax-deductible)
For credit card donations:
- Mail to: Attn: Sarah Mundy, Director; Riverside Metropolitan Museum, 3580 Mission Inn Ave. Riverside, CA 92501
For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org
To Donate through the Riverside Museum Associates, Click here!
In collaboration with the Riverside Museum Associates, interested supporters are able to donate funds to the through this esteemed historic preservation organization. The Riverside Museum Associates is a 501(c) 3 charitable organization and your gift is fully tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law less the fair market value of any tangible benefits.