Reynolds American, Hanes Foundation pledge $1.25 million to Old Salem Museum and Gardens

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Old Salem

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Old Salem Museum and Gardens has received a major boost to its Common Ground fundraising campaign through two gifts totaling $1.25 million.

According to the Triad Business Journal, Reynold American has pledged $750,000 over the next five years, while the John Wesley and Anna Hodgin Hanes Foundation has pledged $500,000, also over five years.

The campaign, launched this spring, has a goal of $17.66 million. So far, $12.5 million has been raised.

The grant from Reynolds American is unrestricted, meaning it can be used for any of the campaign’s objectives.

The gift from the Hanes Foundation is designated for repositioning the Vierling House as the Doctor’s House.

Read more: Triad Business Journal