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Giving Tuesday 2021

Today our community and the world is coming together to unleash the power of personal generosity to make a difference locally and globally. We hope you will join us. These days it is more crucial than ever to come together to conserve the clean water, air, and lands we enjoy here in the Skagit.

Your gift will also go twice as far! A generous member has provided a $10,000 match for all gifts that come in during Giving Tuesday.

Each acre conserved, shoreline protected, habitat restored, only happens because you value and care about the world around you. THANK YOU!

When you make a gift during Giving Tuesday, you are providing the trees and plants needed to restore a property. You are creating the signs that allow visitors of all ages and multiple languages to learn more about these precious places. You are forging the trail, and ensuring woods around it will remain for generations of people and wildlife. You are protecting the Skagit River for all five species of salmon.

Your donation to Skagit Land Trust during Giving Tuesday, connects you with more than a thousand other members of this community, working together to make a positive impact on the nature of Skagit.

Consider a gift at one of the levels listed below and see the impact your support could make. Click any amount to donate now for Giving Tuesday!

$25 - Install, protect and care for a native plant or tree$50 - Support one day of our wildlife monitoring programs$100 - Remove 20 square feet of invasive blackberries
$500 - Build 60 feet of new trail$1,000 - Install bilingual informational signs at a property$2,500 – permanently protect an acre of wetlands

Or Click Here to choose your own donation amount

Others Ways to Give

Making a planned gift or bequest

Create a Legacy

A planned gift can include a variety of options such as allocating an amount, percentage, or the remainder of your estate or other assets to Skagit Land Trust. You don’t have to be wealthy to create a lasting legacy. A bequest of any amount in your will or other estate plans contributes to our ability to protect local lands, waters, and wildlife. Click the picture or here to learn more about making a Cedar Legacy Circle gift.

Donate Appreciated Stock or Mututal Funds

Many of our supporters find that making this kind of gift to Skagit Land Trust is a smart and simple way to help conserve land here in the Skagit. You can make a gift of appreciated stock to the Trust while possibly avoiding capital gains tax and deriving other tax benefits. In order for the Trust to appropriately credit the gift to you, it is important for us to know your gift is coming. Click the picture, or here to request more information about making a stock donation.

Learn about making a gift through your IRA

Qualified Charitable Distribution from your IRA

If you’re 70½ or older, you may be able to make a tax-free QCD donation to Skagit Land Trust. Your gift can be used to satisfy your required minimum distribution. Also known as IRA Charitable Rollovers, QCDs are a savvy way to use your IRA to maximize your charitable impact. You can also support local conservation by designating Skagit Land Trust as a beneficiary of your retirement plan. Click the picture, or click here to learn more.

Click to learn about giving through a Donor Advised Funds

Donor Advised Fund (DAF)

This type of giving program allows you to combine the most favorable tax benefits with the flexibility to easily support your favorite charities. An increasingly popular charitable vehicle, DAF’s are an excellent way to both simplify your charitable giving and facilitate your strategic philanthropic goals. Click the picture, or click here to learn more.

More Ways to Join with Skagit Land Trust on Giving Tuesday

• Learn about upcoming work parties and walks on the land

• Share your thoughts in this quick survey

• Spread the word about the work we are doing together by liking and sharing our posts on Facebook and Instagram

• Sign up to learn more about helping with our amphibian egg mass counts this spring

• Sign up to learn more about helping with our Great Blue Heron monitoring program

• Learn more about Volunteer Opportunities with Skagit Land Trust

• Present a friend with the Trust’s book, ‘Natural Skagit’ or one of our local screenprinted T-Shirts or Hoodies.

• Take someone you love to a Trust property and enjoy the beauty of nature

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