How Your Donation Helps


$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 . . .

  • Two months of meals for a homebound person.
  • Five wigs for children with cancer undergoing chemotherapy.
  • Two 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 one individual who has lost everything in a home fire.
  • Temporary shelter for a family of four for three nights following a disaster, or shelter for 10 people for one night.
  • Three 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 . . .

  • Two days of care for a terminally ill individual.
  • Baby formula for 52 low-income infants (one each week).
  • A full year of scouting for two girls.
  • Five and a half weeks of work training.
  • One 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
  • Allows five 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 your generous support!