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Over half of Save The River's budget comes from individual memberships and contributions. Supporting Save The River with an annual membership donation will keep our River advocacy, education and research programs going strong. Save The River is a 501(c)(3) organization.

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Many Ways To Support Save The River

Membership - Become a new member or renew your current membership!

Memorial/Honorary Donation - Make a gift in memory or in honor of someone who loves the River

Recurring Gift - Increase the impact of your support by setting up a monthly, bi-monthly or other gift that is automatically deducted from your credit card.

Founders Campaign - Make a gift in support of our From the Founders to the Future Campaign

Bequests - Learn more about including Save The River in your estate planning.

Matching Gifts - Learn about an easy way to increase the impact of your gift!

Membership

Save The River works each and every day to protect the magnificent St. Lawrence River. As a membership organization, we rely on annual membership donations from people like you to keep our advocacy, education and research programs going strong.

By joining Save The River, you are not only supporting our programs but you are joining thousands of River friends from throughout the US and Canada to save this River! Benefits of being a member

Save The River members receive

  • our quarterly newsletter RiverWatch,
  • advance invitations to Save The River events,
  • member action alerts and,
  • 10% discount on Save The River merchandise.

Most of all you will have the satisfaction of knowing you are contributing to a healthy future for the River.

Become a member today!

Recurring Gifts

Did you know that you can support Save The River with a monthly, bi-montly, or other pre-set interval? By signing up for recurring payments, your gift can be automatically deducted from your credit card or bank account.

A regular gift to Save The River helps to provide stability to the organization so that we can focus on being the best River advocates possible!

Set up a recurrent gift to Save The River 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.

Make an honorary or memorial gift today!

Founders Campaign

To restore the River so that it is healthy for current and future generations, Save The River has launched a fundraising campaign - From the Founders to the Future... a Campaign to Enhance River Protection - to raise $700,000 to expand Save The River's programs, office space and endowment.

Make a gift today in support of the Founders Campaign!

Bequests

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. For more information, download Save The River's Planned Giving brochure. To notify Save The River of your plans to include the organization in your estate planning, download and mail our planned giving form.

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!

Latest News

2015 Save The River T-shirt Contest
Calling all River Artists! Save The River is searching for next year’s t-shirt design and we want it from you, our members. Artists and designers of all ages and abilities please submit your original design that best captures the essence of Save The River and the excitement of the St. Lawrence River for the next iconic River T-shirt! read more

Save The River’s Summer Raffle!
This summer Save The River is raffling off a beautiful Great-Blue Heron that was hand-carved and painted by George Textor. read more

Watertown Daily Times Endorses Plan 2014
Good to go. "Plan 2014, should be implemented as soon as possible . . . Doing nothing will allow damage to shoreline sand dunes, wetland spawning grounds for native fish and homes for millions of shore birds that has been underway for more than 50 years to continue . . . Plan 2014 would improve the ecological quality of the waterways and restore fish populations." read more

Critical Piece of Equipment Lost – Replacement Essential to Effort to Ban Microplastics
Dr. Mason and Save The River need your assistance to keep the effort to understand and eliminate the threat of microplastics afloat. read more

Push to Protect Waterways from Microplastics Continues
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is calling for the Environmental Protection Agency to add microbeads to their list of Great Lakes contaminants. If added, the EPA would likely address the problem in their upcoming action plan. A move that Save The River is thankful for. read more

Plan 2014 must be enacted
Our communities, economy and the environment experienced a significant win last month. After five hard-fought years and a $20 million study that engaged nearly 200 stakeholder representatives and thousands of citizens, the International Joint Commission took unanimous, historic action to protect the St. Lawrence River, Lake Ontario and the North Country. read more

Save The River Reports on Week 1 of Beach Watch Program
Clayton, NY (July 7, 2014) - Save The River’s Beach Watch Program is in the process of monitoring popular summer swimming locations on the River from July 7th through August 25th Save The River reports all samples passed in Week 1. For the 2014 sampling season Save The River volunteers are collecting water quality samples at ... read more

The Buffalo News Endorses Plan 2014
"Lakes Erie and Ontario are engines benefiting the economy, recreation and overall quality of life in this area while also providing a reliable source of water." Plan 2014 is the spark needed to restore vital Lake and River environment. read more

See our blog for more news!     

Get in Touch

409 Riverside Drive
Clayton, NY 13624
p: (315) 686-2010
e: info@savetheriver.org

River Photos

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 
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