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Please check out Light the Hoan’s Shine a Lite program Sponsored by Miller Lite on our programs page.
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Choose your tier below to dedicate your bulb. You will be redirected to checkout when you choose your option.
You may also add a custom donation amount during checkout.
For the price of a night out at the movies you can share your enthusiasm about Light The Hoan’s mission and dedicate your support.
For the price of a dinner date you can share your enthusiasm about Light The Hoan’s mission and dedicate your support.
For the price of a hotel stay you can share your support of Light The Hoan’s mission and dedicate your support.
For the price of a domestic flight you can share your enthusiasm about Light The Hoan’s mission and dedicate your support.
For the price of a international flight you can share your enthusiasm about Light The Hoan’s mission and dedicate your support.
Frequently Asked Questions
The Hoan Bridge lights have two main public viewing spots:
1) Milwaukee Riverfront Boat Launch at 600 S. Water Street
2) Riverwalk on East Erie Street right before the Milwaukee Pierhead Light.
There are also several local establishments with views of the Hoan Bridge lights:
1) Indeed Brewing Rooftop inside the Eagleknit building
2) Cooperage/Boone + Crockett
3) Milwaukee Sail Loft
4) 2A Wine Merchants
5) The Outsider rooftop located in Journeyman Hotel
6) Blu at the Pfister (small corner view)
Click the Dedicate a Bulb page.
Select your donation amount. Be sure to check out all of the Hoan gear that is available at different donation levels!
Checkout and fill out your shipping information and billing information. Be sure to follow the steps on the checkout page to submit your dedication!
Review your dedication to make sure everything is correct.
Receive your order confirmation and printable dedication certificate via email.
View your dedications on the Find Your Bulb page. Please allow 2-3 hours after you’ve dedicated for your dedication to appear on the page.
If purchased, you will receive any items ordered via postal mail.
When donating, please allow 1-2 weeks for your items to arrive by the US Postal Service; our local vendors are hard at work to make sure each order arrives safely.
Dedications can be viewed online on our website, under the Find Your Bulb page. Please allow 2-3 hours after you’ve submitted, for your dedication to appear on the page.
Please be sure to review your dedication thoroughly before submitting, as the editing process will increase the amount of time it takes to receive your dedication. For edits, please contact us via the form on our Contact page.
To view the upcoming schedule for the Hoan Bridge Lights, please visit our regularly updated Light Schedule page.
Our crowdfunding goal to light the east side is $2M.
The monies raised from both the public and private fundraising campaigns will go toward installing thousands of computer-controlled LED lights to illuminate the Hoan Bridge on the east side of the bridge. A portion of the funds will also be put into a reserve fund to provide for regular bridge maintenance up to 10 years for both sides.
Please submit an inquiry through our contact form
Light the Hoan, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization and donations to it are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.
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