It's a bold way of looking at urban renewal and sustainability through a platform of creativity and culture.

 2 Ionic Avenue in Worcester was once a vital community asset. Built by a generous industrialist in 1914, this magnificent, 30,000SF space was once a haven for youth and one of the original 15 Boys Clubs in the US.  


 For as little as 25 cents, boys could engage in a wide range of structured activities that also included vocational classes. For many children of working-class families, this Club was a rich social environment. It was also a safe place for hundreds of children of immigrant families who had moved to the area during the manufacturing boom. 



We ask that each member of the Worcester community to make a reflective and meaningful commitment to the Campaign for 2 Ionic Ave. A variety of opportunities for gifts at every level are available. Gifts may be made in cash, checks or automatic bank withdrawals. Some may choose to make a large single gift to this effort; others have requested a payment schedule which, over time, will allow them to extend the limits of their generosity and commitment. 


These gifts can be made in monthly, quarterly, semi-annual or annual installments. Please see the pledge chart below. You may contact the Executive Director of Creative Hub Worcester with question regarding your pledge dollars.

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To what extent are campaign gifts tax‐deductible? 

Creative Hub Worcester is a non‐profit organization as provided under Section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions are tax deductible in accordance with state and federal tax laws. The application of such laws varies with individual circumstances. Donors with specific questions regarding tax deductibility should contact their attorneys.