THE EVENT OF THE SEASON!

COMPLIMENTARY VALET SERVICE  

TICKETS MAY BE PURCHASED FROM ANY BOARD MEMBER OR VOLUNTEER OR FROM LOOKIN' GOOD AT NORTHWAY SHOPPING CENTER.  TICKET DONATION OF $25 ENTITLES YOU TO A FUN-FILLED EVENING OF FOOD, DRINK, ENTERTAINMENT, RAFFLE ITEMS, AND A LIVE AUCTION CONSISTING OF:

A BEAUTIFUL PHILLIP GAVRIEL BRACELET DONATED BY MATHEWS JEWELERS

A SPECTACULAR SILK FLOWER ARRANGEMENT FROM J. SCOTTS DONATED BY J. SCOTT HASTY

AN ORIGINAL OIL PAINTING SCENE OF SHANGRI LA BY ARTIST NORMA RUDESEAL GODWIN, FORMER ORANGEITE

A GUIDED BOAT TOUR FOR 4 INTO THE BIG THICKET BY MICHAEL HOKE DONATED BY MICHAEL HOKE

4 TICKETS TO THE LUTCHER THEATER'S PRESENTATION OF THE BUDDY HOLLY SHOW COMPLIMENTS OF THE STARK VENUE

GUMBO DINNER FOR 8 COMPLIMENTS OF THE FRIENDS OF THE ORANGE DEPOT BOARD OF DIRECTORS

A ROUND-TRIP AMTRAK TRAIN RIDE FOR 2 FROM BEAUMONT, TEXAS TO NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA AND BACK WITH AN OVERNIGHT STAY + $300 TOWARD EXPENSES COMPLIMENTS OF GRANGER CHEVROLET

 

                                       

 CITY OF ORANGE CITY COUNCILSHOWING THEIR SUPPORT OF THE DEPOT 

 

 


OUR HISTORIC SOUTHERN PACIFIC DEPOT
IS FINALLY GOING TO BE SAVED...
WITH YOUR HELP AND EVERYONE
IN THE COMMUNITY!

 

OUR BANNER IS UP THANKS
TO MICHAEL HOKE



Welcome to our site designed to encourage you to jump on board for our project to "Save our Historic Gem" - the landmark Southern Pacific Depot on 11th Street and Green Avenue in Orange, Texas. Our non-profit organization, The Friends of the Orange Depot, is open to all who want to help us with our goals below.

 DONATE NOW!

A dear supporter of Friends of the Orange Depot has left us.  Dan Ryder passed away on Wednesday September 10th in Beaumont.  He will be sorely missed by our organization and the other dedicated volunteers that worked with Dan and his wife Sue.  In lieu of flowers, his wife has asked that memorial donations be made towards the restoration of the historic Southern Pacific Railway depot in Orange.

Donations can be made via this website by clicking above.

Our fundraising goal:  $600,000

If sending donation by check or money order,
send to:

Friends of the Orange Depot
P.O. Box 2654
ORANGE, TX 77631-2654

*501(c)(3) tax exemption

 

1210 Green Avenue

Our goal is $50,000 in brick sales, so we hope everyone in Orange County and all former Orange residents will buy a brick and participate in saving the Depot!

Donate A Brick

4" x 8" $50
8" x 8" $100

Up to 2 lines of 16 characters each line
 Up to 5 lines of 16 characters each line

Your family's name will be engraved on a brick and installed in our "Passenger Walk" forever.
Donate a brick to honor a loved one!

CLICK HERE TO PRINT FORM FOR BRICK/BRICKS

 Thank you for your donation to preserve the Orange Depot!

 

 

For other naming opportunities, please contact info@orangetxdepot.org

Our Depot Goals

  1. To preserve the train depot for the public benefit of the citizens of Orange, by utilizing it as a community center for receptions, a museum, a gift shop, and a conference room for local clubs. The grounds may be used for special events.
  2. To promote community involvement in the process of fundraising to fund the costs of restoration and operations.
  3. To use the restoration of the depot to revitalize downtown Orange by promoting  tourism as the "Gateway to the Historic District."

 (All donations to the Friends of the Orange Depot are tax deductible within IRS guidelines)

Donate Now 

 If sending donation by check or money order, send to:

Friends of the Orange Depot
P.O. Box 2654
ORANGE, TX 77631-2654

*501(c)(3) tax exemption