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Donate to the Future of the Rouge River

We know you are pulled in many directions to donate your time and money. We hope we’ve pulled you in our direction! Friends of the Rouge relies on the generous support of our donors. Your donation helps fund programs and projects that promote  restoration and stewardship of the Rouge River ecosystem.

Friends of the Rouge is supported by memberships, corporate sponsors, state, federal, and private grants, and individual contributions. Please  consider donating to Friends of the Rouge today.

To make a donation via credit card, please press on “the DONATE button.” You will be directed to our secure Bloomerang processing page. You may set up a recurring donation as well. For questions, please call us at 313.792.9900 or contact us at friends@therouge.org.

To make a donation by check, include a donation form and mail to:
Friends of the Rouge
University of Michigan-Dearborn
4901 Evergreen Road, APC
Dearborn, MI 48128

Be part of the legacy. Becoming a member of Friends of the Rouge is a tangible demonstration of your commitment to restoring and protecting the Rouge River ecosystem. Your support expands the ability of the Friends of the Rouge team to provide educational programming and hands-on monitoring and restoration opportunities in schools and the community. Your membership also strengthens our voice on behalf of the Rouge River.

Are you interested in partnering with Friends of the Rouge? Get involved! Support our diverse programs through sponsorships that have the power to make real and lasting change for the health of the Rouge River watershed!

Annual sponsorship packages are available on an ongoing basis and provide a one-of-a-kind opportunity based on your interests. Please contact Karen at 313/792-9900 for more information. 

Celebrate special people and occasions in your life by making a honorary gift or remember a special person by making a memorial donation to Friends of the Rouge. We will send an acknowledgement of your donation to the person or family at the address you specify.

Honorary and memorial donations may be made by mail (link to donation mail-in form) or online here. Please indicate “in memory of” or “in honor of” in the Comments box.

The Friends of the Rouge Endowment Fund with the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan provides perpetual support for the organization’s mission to promote the restoration and stewardship of the Rouge River ecosystem for the purpose of improving the quality of life for the people, plants, and animals of the watershed.

These funds generate a predictable stream of income for a nonprofit organization, leaving assets invested to grow in perpetuity.

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Current Corporate Sponsors

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