What Your Gift Can Do

Every Dollar Makes a Difference!

$1 a week buys . . .

  • 12 elementary school students with trained volunteer tutors to help with reading and math
  • 10 children with bilingual beginning-to-read books to build early literacy skills
  • Three 30-minute appointments for health assessment and counseling for individuals facing physical, developmental or mental health challenges
  • 1 acre of unprotected tropical rainforest which assures protection of the natural areas vital to our climate and diverse species
  • 1 hour of expert training for a citizen's group interested in preserving natural areas in their communities

. . . that's $52 a year

$5 a week buys . . .

  • 2 months of meals for a homebound person
  • 5 wigs for children with cancer undergoing chemotherapy
  • 2 nights of shelter for a troubled or neglected youth
  • After school care (food, health, recreation, and homework help) for one child for a year
  • Clothing, shoes and a winter coat for an individual who has lost everything in a home fire
  • Temporary shelter for a family of 4 for 3 nights following a disaster, or shelter for 10 people for 1 night
  • 3 bowling trips for seniors
  • Gas or power service for an elderly or disabled person who has been threatened with a utilities termination notice

. . . that's $260 a year

$10 a week buys . . .

  • 2 days of care for a terminally ill individual
  • Baby formula for 52 low-income infants (1 each week)
  • A full year of scouting for 2 girls
  • 5 and a half weeks of work training
  • 1 month of preschool for a child at risk of falling through the cracks
  • Funding for daily radio legislative updates, during the legislative session and monthly for interim committees
  • Lightweight wheelchair for a person who is physically challenged
  • Posters and other educational materials to inform national park visitors about steps they can take to help prevent increased air pollution in their parks
  • 5 people being treated for mental illness to attend recovery classes that provide education, peer support, and healing strategies

. . . that's $520 a year

Thank you for making a difference!