Ways To Give

Annual Giving

Besides the personal satisfaction of giving to a cause close to your heart and making an impact in your community, annual donors play a direct role in helping protect and restore freshwater ecosystems. We rely on the continued generosity of our contributors to accelerate the pace and scale of river restoration.

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Gift of Stock

Working with your financial advisor, you can make a gift of securities to The Freshwater Trust. Get the information you need to make a gift below.

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Legacy Giving

Saving freshwater will take time. This isn’t a 5 or even 10 year problem—w e need support to be in this for the long haul. With legacy giving, you have the opportunity to reflect well beyond your lifetime and affect positive change for generations to come.

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Memorial Giving

Memorial and tribute gifts are unique ways to honor a loved one while supporting their connection to rivers and wildlife. We also welcome memorial gifts in honor of pets who have passed away.

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Corporate Council for Freshwater

The Corporate Council for Freshwater is a group of both national and local businesses united to support freshwater health. These organizations play a vital part in helping The Freshwater Trust advance the pace and scale of freshwater restoration.

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Birthdays for Better

We all have one, but this year, yours can be different. By donating your birthday to The Freshwater Trust, you can be assured that more rivers will get fixed, more habitat will be protected, and the impact you’ll have will extend long past one day.

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Donate Your Vehicle

The Freshwater Trust has partnered with the Center for Car Donations to allow you to donate the value of your old vehicle to us. The center accepts cars, boats on a trailer, motor homes, trucks, motorcyles, farm equipment and recreational vehicles.

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Amazon Smile

Did you know that while you’re shopping on Amazon, a portion of select purchases can go to helping The Freshwater Trust fixing rivers? Take these simple steps:
1. Visit smile.amazon.com while signed into your Amazon account.
2. Type The Freshwater Trust into the charity search bar at the bottom right hand side.
3. Select us from the list.
4. Continue shopping!

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Fred Meyer Community Rewards

Fred Meyer donates $2.6 million/year to non-profits in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington based on where their customers tell them to give. And you can tell them to give to us in a few simple steps:
1) Create an online account at FredMeyer.com or sign-in to your existing account.

2) Add your Fred Meyer Reward Card number to your online account

3) Click on the Community Rewards at the bottom of the profile page and connect to The Freshwater Trust by searching on the name or using our non-profit number: #88759

4) Always use your Reward Card when you shop.

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Get in Touch

Have questions about making a gift or getting involved?
Andy Meeks, Development Director

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