Ways to Give

Become a Member/Renew Your Membership

With your gift of $35 or more, you become a member of 1000 Friends. By joining 1000 Friends of Oregon, you will be adding your voice to those that know that the things we love about Oregon aren't accidents. Members help keep Oregon a state we're proud to call home, with livable communities, healthy farms and forest lands, and protected scenic and natural areas - today and for the future.

You may also give a membership gift at any time in honor of, in memory of, or on behalf of anyone--or anything--you choose.

Monthly Giving Program

Monthly giving is one of the best ways to demonstrate your love of Oregon on an ongoing basis. You'll save time and resources with no donation requests to clutter your mailbox. Your membership remains in effect until changed or canceled by you. You can stop or change at any time by notifying 1000 Friends of your wishes.

Join the McCall Society

Membership gifts of $1000 or more per year entitle you to membership in the McCall Society, a group of leading donors whose generous gifts support our core activities. We recognize the generous leadership of McCall Society Members in our annual report. Benefits also include invitations to events around the state, brown-bag lunches and briefings.

Consider joining the McCall Society with a monthly gift of $84 or more.

Stock Giving

If you are considering a major gift to 1000 Friends, making your donation with appreciated stocks or mutual fund shares is simple, efficient and can allow you to give more than you thought possible.

For further details, including transfer information, please contact Director of Membership Kate Bemesderfer (503) 497-1000 x133  or kate@friends.org.

Leaving a Legacy

Honor your dedication to our state's unsurpassed beauty and livability, and leave a legacy that will directly contribute to the protection of these qualities for the future. Consider writing 1000 Friends of Oregon into your will or estate plan. 1000 Friends will work with you and your advisors to create a plan that meets your vision. This may also provide an opportunity for savings on capital gains and estate taxes.

We would be pleased to honor you as a member of our Legacy Club, for those want to protect Oregon for generations to come. For more information, please contact Director of Membership Kate Bemesderfer (503) 497-1000 x133  or kate@friends.org.

Planned Giving Form

Suggested Bequest Language

Workplace Giving

EarthShare Oregon

1000 Friends of Oregon benefits from workplace fund drives as a member of EarthShare Oregon (ESO), a coalition of non-profit organizations dedicated to preserving Oregon’s unique natural heritage.

With EarthShare's convenient payroll deduction program, you can contribute to 1000 Friends in small increments throughout the year. If your workplace is not currently affiliated with EarthShare Oregon, an EarthShare representative can help set up a program. Any organization with 25 or more employees can participate.

For more information, please call EarthShare Oregon at (503) 223-9015.