Give a 50th Anniversary Gift to Wehr

Celebrate Wehr's 50th anniversary by investing in the future of the Nature Center. The Friends of Wehr depends on you to help us continue to inspire a love of nature and cultivate greater environmental awareness and stewardship for the next 50 years and more!

Ways to Give

Choose the giving option that’s right for you. 

General Fund

Your donation will be used where it’s needed most to support Wehr Nature Center’s programs and facilities.

Event Sponsorship

Sponsor an event at Wehr Nature Center. Maple Sugar Days, Ladies Night Out, Cider Sunday, and Halloween Haunts attract hundreds of people, and event marketing reaches out to a larger audience. Contact: 
carly.hintz@milwaukeecountywi.gov
or 414-425-8550

WaterStone Bank’s Charitable Checking Program

Select Friends of Wehr as your choice recipient for an annual donation based on average account balances.

For more information: https://www.wsbonline.com/charitable-checking

Honorary & Memorial Gifts

Recognize someone special with a gift in their honor or memory with a commemorative brick, Giving Tree leaf, amphitheater bench, boardwalk section, or a group memorial donation for an individual.

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Directed Withdrawal from a Retirement Account

If you are over the age of 72, make a tax-favored charitable gift from your IRA account. Contact your IRA institution to include Friends of Wehr as a recipient.

Corporate Matching Gifts

Determine if your employer will match your gift by contacting your human resources office.

Planned Giving

Include us as a beneficiary in your will, trust, life insurance or retirement account. Contact your financial advisor to select the Friends of Wehr as a recipient.

Debra McRae Scholarship Fund for Environmental Studies

Support a high school senior pursuing a degree in environmental education, or related field. Donations are in honor of Wehr's former Director of over 20 years.

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Donate Today

 

Friends of Wehr is a 501(c )(3) tax-exempt organization.  Our tax ID number is 39-1416519.
Donations are tax-exempt to the extent provided by law. All donations will be acknowledged for tax purposes with a thank you letter sent to the address you provide during the checkout. 

You may check us out at Charity Navigator.

https://www.charitynavigator.org/ein/391416519

This site is informational and educational in nature. It is not offering professional tax, legal or accounting advice. For specific advice about the effect of any planning concept on your tax or financial situation or with your estate, please consult a qualified professional advisor.