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Giving Tuesday 2020

DOUBLE YOUR IMPACT! This #GivingTuesday, a generous anonymous donor has pledged to match all donations up to $5,000.

Your support helps protect vital lands and natural resources on a scale that matters. Together we can ensure the Lake Region of Maine has healthy forests, clean water, and access to the outdoors for everyone.

How to Donate

  • By Mail – Checks can be made payable to Loon Echo Land Trust with “Giving Tuesday” in the memo line. Please mail checks to 8 Depot St, STE 4, Bridgton, ME 04009. 
  • Online – Use our secure form to make a donation by credit card, debit card, or direct bank transfer. Click here to donate now.
  • PayPalUse your PayPal account – no transaction fees!
  • Contribute Stock – Please call 207-647-4352 for transfer information.
  • Direct from your IRA -If you’re 70 ½ or older, you can join fellow LELT supporters who make tax-free gifts from their IRAs each year. Contact your financial advisor to get started.
  • Make a Planned Gift – Planned giving is flexible, and can be tailored to your unique wishes. Make a planned gift commitment and join the Bob Chase Legacy Society.
  • Call us – Call Maggie at 207-647-4352 to give over the phone or for more giving options.

Other ways you can give back

  • Give Together: Set up a team or individual fundraising page to collect donations from family & friends.
  • Share a Testimonial: Tell us why you give!
  • Write an op-ed to your local newspaper: Why does our mission matter to you? Why should your fellow community members care?
  • Write your state senator or representative: Tell them you value access to the outdoors and encourage them to support funding for conservation and trails.

Please contact Maggie (membership@lelt.org or call 207-647-4352) with any questions regarding Giving Tuesday.

#GivingTuesdayNow

THANK YOU!

Update 5/6/2020: Thank you to everyone who gave and acted on behalf of the earth and their community yesterday! The trees and trails thank you, too.

We are joining non-profits around the world in celebrating #GivingTuesdayNow, a global day of giving back to in response to these tough times. We invite you to participate in this day of giving through a donation to LELT, or an action to make the earth a bit brighter.

LELT is grateful to be part of a community that cares about protecting the environment and values access to the outdoors. We give back by conserving and caring for the lands and special places you know and love.

Together, and because of your support, we are protecting over 8,000 acres and maintaining over 32 miles of trails. By protecting nature, we are helping to create a healthy future for all.

We know times are tough, and we are as committed as ever to keep our local economy ticking through contracting and buying local.

May we continue to work together to keep our earth and communities resilient. Every bit helps, and we thank you.

Your gift supports

  • Outdoor recreation in the Lake Region
  • Public access
  • Clean water in the Sebago Lake watershed for drinking & recreation
  • Important wildlife habitat
  • More conservation of forests and wetlands to keep our earth resilient

Action

We know times are tough right now, so if you’re unable to donate this #GivingTuesday, consider action.

  • Give back to the earth with a bit of trash clean-up. Take to the roads or trails near your home with bright clothing, gloves and a garbage bag. Take a photo of all the trash you collected  and send it to us so we can celebrate your efforts!
  • Give a shout out to your favorite conserved lands or trail on social media. Tag LELT – it helps!