by Kay Mitchell
And the race is on! Flathead Audubon has happily joined the Great Fish Community Challenge, sponsored by the Whitefish Community Foundation. The Great Fish Community Challenge is a 6-week Valley-wide campaign with the goal of encouraging donors through a single donation to keep our essential nonprofit organizations in operation.
Flathead Audubon appreciates that the Great Fish Community Challenge is non-competitive, time-limited, and free of charge. And it lets us inform folks around the Valley about FAS, what we stand for, how we educate kids and adults about birds and their habitats, and our strong belief in science-based action.
We will use our Great Fish Community Challenge donations to fund our highly respected Conservation Education program, maintain the Owen Sowerwine Natural Area, and fund of the Jewel Basin Hawk Watch for another season of scientific data on migration.
Your donation for Flathead Audubon during the Great Fish Community Challenge is very important because after we pass $5,000 in donations, the Community Foundation offers a matching grant for every dollar donated. Be sure to donate directly to the Whitefish Community Foundation with the special donation form. You can donate using a credit card online, or use credit card or check by mail or in person. The Challenge ends September 18. More details below.
An extremely easy – and very helpful – way to donate is to drop in at one of the Pop-Ups that will be held at different locations each Thursday during the campaign. Dates and locations are listed below.
We hope you will support your favorite bird programs through the Great Fish Community Challenge. You are an important part of our Audubon family – thank you for making birds and conservation part of your life!
Questions about the challenge? Call Whitefish Foundation at 406-863-01781
HOW TO DONATE TO GREAT FISH COMMUNITY CHALLENGE AND HELP WITH INCENTIVE GRANTS!
Mail Send check or credit card info with a completed Great Fish donation form to the address on form. The form can be printed from
In person Donate at one of the Thursday Pop-up events listed below, 10 AM – 3 PM.
Each donation of $25 or more for Flathead Audubon enters FAS in a drawing for a $500 incentive cash Grant. One winner is drawn each week. Since entries stay in the drawing until the end, donating early increases FAS chances to win. So does donating more than once,
THURSDAY, AUGUST 27TH
PARK SIDE CREDIT UNION
1300 BAKER AVENUE, WHITEFISH
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3RD
BIG SKY IV Therapy
20 FOUR MILE DRIVE, KALISPELL
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10TH
490 W RESERVE DRIVE, ON WHITEFISH STAGE, KALISPELL
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17TH
FIRST INTERSTATE BANK
306 SPOKANE AVENUE, WHITEFISH