Protect the Columbia Gorge for Future Generations

by Friends of the Columbia Gorge

Summary

The Columbia River Gorge is a spectacular treasure. Make a gift to protect its natural wonders for future generations. Each new dollar given by Dec 31, 2010 is matched by an anonymous donor.
$4,063
total raised
9
donors
0
monthly donors
6
years active

Challenge

The Columbia River Gorge is one of the world's most spectacular landscapes, but a landscape threatened with large-scale development proposals, air pollution and overuse. Friends works to strike a balance: protecting the scenic and natural values while encouraging sustainable recreation. Long-term Gorge protection can only come through strong public support. Friends of the Columbia Gorge must build a committed group of supporters to preserve the Gorge for future generations.

Solution

Friend is launching "Step Up for the Gorge," a call to action to support Gorge protection. An anonymous donor has offered up to $50,000 in matching donations to challenge individuals to increase their giving to Friends of the Columbia Gorge.

Long-Term Impact

Over three million visit the Gorge each year. This campaign will strengthen Gorge protection and ensure that it remains a special place for everyone, now and in the future. It will also benefit Gorge communities by protecting tourist destinations.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

http:/​/​www.gorgefriends.org
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Organization Information

Friends of the Columbia Gorge

Location: Portland, OR - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.gorgefriends.org
Friends of the Columbia Gorge
Project Leader:
Kevin Gorman
Portland, OR United States

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
   

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