There are many ways you can
help Wild Ones promote environmentally
landscaping practices to preserve biodiversity
through the preservation, restoration,
and establishment of native plant communities
– including financial support or volunteering
your time. You can choose to provide additional
support in various ways. Which of these
might work for you?
in addition to membership fees, provide
critical ongoing resources to support daily
operations and enable Wild Ones to carry
out its mission throughout
the year. Wild Ones Stewards provide dependable
income for Wild Ones programs
by making their annual gifts through convenient
monthly deductions via credit card
or direct debit from a designated financial
account. Any amount is greatly appreciated.
Donors who make annual gifts
of $1,000 or more are honored through this
leadership circle program, and are provided
with special benefits such as special viewing
days at the soon-to-be Wild Ones headquarters
and a 10 percent discount on items at the
Oak Savanna Circle
of this circle have loyally supported Wild
Ones for 15 years or more.
Matching Gift Program
Many companies and
organizations match employee contributions,
greatly increasing the impact of a charitable
gift to Wild Ones. Please contact your
human resources office for further information.
Gifts and Heritage
Contact the Wild Ones
Executive Director for further information
about the Wild
Ones Legacy Program which includes making
gifts of appreciated stock, real property,
in-kind gifts, IRA-rollover gifts (option
through December 2007 per the Pension Protection
Act of 2006), and multi-year commitments.
The Legacy Program (see opposite page)
also can include bequests, charitable gift
annuities, trusts, and other planned giving
vehicles which provide significant support
to Wild Ones while also benefiting the
donors and their families. If you are considering such a gift, you should consult with your attorney or accountant for how the gift will affect your estate plan.
More than 4,300
people annually volunteer their time and
energy for land conservation, community
garden plantings, and other chapter and
national Wild Ones activities. Please consider
becoming a “plants-roots” partner with
members have shown a long-term commitment
to the Wild Ones mission and its goals.
One of the easiest ways to
advocate and help others who are not already
Wild Ones members learn about the benefits
of using native plants in their landscaping
is to give them a gift membership.
information on supporting Wild Ones, contact
Donna VanBuecken, Executive Director, Wild
Ones, P.O. Box 1274, Appleton, Wisconsin
877-394-9453 (toll free), firstname.lastname@example.org.
Go to Wild Ones
Legacy Program. | Go to Wild Ones Home page.