Many ways to support Save The River!


Save The River is a member-based organization. Supporting Save The River with an annual membership donation will keep our River advocacy, education and research programs going strong.

Interested in becoming a member? Visit our membership page and join today.

Memorial or Honorary Contributions

Donating to Save The River in honor of a special event or person is a great way to acknowledge their love the St. Lawrence River. Consider donating to Save The River to celebrate weddings, birthdays, or to remember a special person who loved the River.


Remembering Save The River in your estate planning is a wonderful way to ensure that the River you love is protected for future generations. Contact your financial advisor or Save The River for more information on how to include a donation to Save The River in your estate plans.

Matching Gifts

Many employers will match charitable gifts made by employees to their favorite charities. Check with your employer to determine if they offer a matching gift program and to determine the program eligibility requirements - you could double the impact of your membership donation!

Make a gift to Save The River today!

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Use our online donation form to set up a one time donation or a reoccurring donation.

Latest News

Win a Sit-On-Top Angler Kayak in Save The River’s Summer Raffle
Save The River is raffling an Ascend® FS12T sit-on-top angler kayak generously donated by Bass Pro Shops, Utica, New York. Proceeds will benefit our work to enact a modern water levels plan - Plan 2014 - and remove the St. Lawrence River from the list of America's most endangered rivers. read more

New Canadian Member Random Bonus
Join Save The River and enter a random bonus drawing for an Akona Vibe paddle board package read more

Thank You!
In December the Pure Blue Fund generously offered to match year end contributions, and new and renewing memberships in Save The River. It is so nice to report that we met their challenge and exceeded it! read more

Last Chance to Have Your Year End Gift Matched!
If you haven't made a year end donation to help protect the St. Lawrence River, there's still time to do it and have it matched! read more

No sewage, oil, or microbeads in the River’s stocking this year!
"Stocking Stuffers" for the St. Lawrence River read more

Save The River’s Winter Raffle
Save The River’s winter raffle is a Great Blue Heron glass enamel and copper sculpture read more

River Remembrance Day Quotes
As River Remembrance Day approaches we will be sharing River quotes as we receive them. read more

2015 River Remembrance Day Non-Gala
It has been a hectic couple of weeks as Save The River worked hard with many others to stop the Montreal sewage dump and protect the St. Lawrence River. Our River Remembrance Day was planned for a while, but we were afraid it might be spoiled by a massive release of waste. Instead, for now, we can look forward to a quiet celebration and reflection on what a healthy River means to us all. read more

Thank You! Fresh Sound Grant Match Met – Exceeded!
The Save The River community of members, supporters and followers - came together and met the grant match challenge and topped it to make sure school kids will continue to have access to Save The River’s In the Schools and On the Water educational programs! read more

Only six more weeks to go . . . ,
We have until September 30th to raise $10,000 which will unlock an additional $10,000. If you want to connect a young person to the St. Lawrence River in a meaningful way print this page, clip and send in the form with whatever donation you can afford. read more

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About Us

Founded in 1978, Save The River is a non-profit, member-supported environmental organization whose mission is to restore, preserve and protect the ecological integrity of the Upper St. Lawrence River through advocacy, education and research. Since 2004 Save The River has been a member of the Waterkeeper Alliance as the Upper St. Lawrence Riverkeeper.

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The River

The St. Lawrence River is one of the largest Rivers in the world and a magnificent place to live, work and play. Save The River has been working for more than 35 years to protect the River for current and future generations.

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Join or Give

Over half of Save The River's budget comes from individual memberships and contributions. Supporting us with an annual membership donation will keep our River advocacy, education and research programs going strong.

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Save The River was designated the Upper St. Lawrence Riverkeeper and is a member of the international Waterkeeper Alliance. The Waterkeeper Alliance is the world’s fastest growing environmental movement, with more than 200 local Waterkeepers patrolling rivers, lakes and coastal waterways on 6 continents.

Photos from around the River

Off to the races by Pam Quimby  Resting by Pam Quimby  On the Rocks by Nick Apel  Classic Sunset by Barb Hupp  TI Park Library by Meg Kerr  Fall by Carrie Kerr  Girls by Juliane Bauer  Winter Navigation by Sherman Ward  Off on the River by Jenni Werndorf  A Seaway View by Devon Colby 
 Pictures from our Flickr photostream

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