Circle of Friends is our sustaining individual giving program recognizing people like you who support the Verde River. Circle of Friends keeps you up-to-date on the great work you make possible. Through Circle of Friends, you have the opportunity to support important programs at Friends of the Verde River, staying involved and meeting like-minded river conservationists.

 

If you have supported Friends of the Verde River with an annual gift in the past, thank you! We invite you now to renew your support, as well as consider upgrading your contribution. From now through June 30, 2020, when you make a donation you will be listed as a founding donor to the Circle of Friends and your name(s) will be placed on the donor roll call, with recognition in newsletters and the annual report. If you would like to talk to someone about Circle of Friends annual giving and to discuss your involvement, please call (928) 641-6013 and ask for the stewardship department.

Supporter Circle – $50

  • Recognition in our newsletter and our annual report
  • One early bird registrations to the Verde Valley Birding & Nature Festival

Conservationist Circle – $100

  • Early VIP invitation for all Friends Events
  • Discount to Friends events, when applicable
  • Two early bird registrations to the Verde Valley Birding & Nature Festival (must be in same household)
  • Recognition in our newsletter and our annual report

Preservationist Circle – $250

  • One Friends gift item, either Friends or Birding Festival branded items, such as drinking glass, water bottle, hat, or t-shirt. (based on availability)
  • Friends of the Verde River LOVE Sticker
  • Early VIP invitation for all Friends events
  • Discount to Friends events, when applicable
  • Two early bird registrations to the Verde Valley Birding & Nature Festival (must be in same household)
  • Listed in our newsletter and our annual report

Protector Circle – $500

  • Invited to annual donor recognition party
  • Two Friends gift item, either Friends or Birding Festival branded items, such as drinking glass, water bottle, hat, or t-shirt. (based on availability)
  • Friends of the Verde River LOVE Sticker
  • Early VIP invitation for all Friends events
  • Discount to Friends events, when applicable
  • Two early bird registrations to the Verde Valley Birding & Nature Festival (must be in same household)
  • Listed in our newsletter and our annual report

Leader’s Circle – $1,000

  • Invitation to a special river tour dinner
  • Invited to annual donor recognition party
  • Three Friends gift item, either Friends or Birding Festival branded items, such as drinking glass, water bottle, hat, or t-shirt. (based on availability)
  • Friends of the Verde River LOVE Sticker
  • Early VIP invitation for all Friends events
  • Discount to Friends events, when applicable
  • Three early bird registrations to the Verde Valley Birding & Nature Festival
  • Listed in our newsletter and our annual report

Silver Circle – $2,500

  • Invitation to a special river tour dinner
  • Invited to annual donor recognition party
  • Three Friends gift item, either Friends or Birding Festival branded items, such as drinking glass, water bottle, hat, or t-shirt. (based on availability)
  • Friends of the Verde River LOVE Sticker
  • Early VIP invitation for all Friends events
  • Discount to Friends events, when applicable
  • Three early bird registrations to the Verde Valley Birding & Nature Festival
  • Listed in our newsletter and our annual report

Gold Circle – $5,000

  • Invitation to a special river tour dinner
  • Invited to annual donor recognition party
  • Three Friends gift item, either Friends or Birding Festival branded items, such as drinking glass, water bottle, hat, or t-shirt. (based on availability)
  • Friends of the Verde River LOVE Sticker
  • Early VIP invitation for all Friends events
  • Discount to Friends events, when applicable
  • Three early bird registrations to the Verde Valley Birding & Nature Festival
  • Listed in our newsletter and our annual report

Platinum Circle – $10,000

  • Invitation to a special river tour dinner
  • Invited to annual donor recognition party
  • Four Friends gift item, either Friends or Birding Festival branded items, such as drinking glass, water bottle, hat, or t-shirt. (based on availability)
  • Friends of the Verde River LOVE Sticker
  • Early VIP invitation for all Friends events
  • Discount to Friends events, when applicable
  • Four early bird registrations to the Verde Valley Birding & Nature Festival
  • Listed in our newsletter and our annual report

These critical funds support the on-going operations of the Friends of the Verde River, providing creative solutions for water and land planning for a healthy Verde River. We protect the River system from the harm caused by invasive, non-native plants through several partnerships to plan and implement riverside habitat restoration.

YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE and save the Verde River

Become a Circle of Friends annual donor TODAY!

Over the past decade, Friends of the Verde River has grown from doing site-specific conservation projects to a professional staff and a large volunteer base implementing conservation best practices throughout the Verde River system. Become a VALUED DONOR now. Our creative solutions put water and land planning in the center of building a path to healthy economies side-by-side with healthy rivers.

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