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Unlocking the Power of Membership: Join Us at Coosa Riverkeeper!

Welcome, river lovers! Today, I’m thrilled to dive into the heart of what it means to be a member of Coosa Riverkeeper and why your membership matters now more than ever.

Becoming a member of Coosa Riverkeeper is more than just a donation—it’s a pledge to safeguard the lifeline of our communities, the majestic Coosa River, and its tributaries. So, how does one embark on this journey of commitment and support?

It’s as simple as a few clicks away! Head over to our main webpage at coosariver.org, where you’ll find a treasure trove of options awaiting you. Navigate to our merchandise page or, for a direct route to making a difference, locate the Donate Button at the top right corner of your screen. There, you’ll discover a range of giving options, ranging from $10 to $250 or whatever suits you best. Whether it’s a recurring donation that is set to a monthly, quarterly, or yearly basis, the power to choose is in your hands. And yes, you can even opt to donate anonymously or dedicate your gift to someone special—a testament to the personal touch that defines our community of river stewards. 

But why is membership so vital, you may wonder? It’s simple: members are the heartbeat of our organization, signaling a shared commitment to the preservation and protection of our beloved waterways. Your membership not only fuels our mission but serves as a beacon of hope for the future of the Coosa River and all who depend on it. 

An engaged membership base is our compass, guiding us toward success in our endeavors. Your ongoing support not only validates our efforts but empowers us to pursue initiatives that promote environmental sustainability and foster community resilience. In fact, nearly 37% of our entire fiscal year 2024 budget stemmed from the generosity of members like you—a testament to the transformative impact of collective action.

Consider our Swim Guide program, for instance—a cornerstone of our conservation efforts. While grants may cover certain expenses, it’s the support from engaged members that fills in the gaps, ensuring that vital resources are available to keep our waters safe and accessible to all. From equipment to operational costs, your contributions make a tangible difference in the lives of those who rely on the Coosa River for recreation and livelihood.

At Coosa Riverkeeper, we recognize and celebrate the diverse ways in which our supporters contribute to our cause. Whether you’re volunteering your time or pledging your support as an engaged member, your dedication is the lifeblood of our organization. So, if you’re ready to make a splash for a cause that’s close to your heart, seize the opportunity to become an engaged member today!

Together, we can make waves of change and ensure that the Coosa River remains a source of joy, sustenance, and inspiration for generations to come. Join us on this extraordinary journey, and let’s embark on a voyage of conservation, restoration, and celebration—one ripple at a time. We eagerly await your partnership as we continue our mission to protect, restore, and promote the Coosa River and all of its lovely tributaries. Dive in, the water is fine, let’s make a difference together!

Come on in! The water is warm!

New recurring members and members who renew their membership at this time will receive an On-The-Dock pack, a chance to win a river patrol boat ride on the Coosa with our staff this summer, and a digital download of a bird’s eye view photo of your local reservoir! 

New recurring membership

Members will need to start a recurring donation of $5 to $50, share our post for a chance to win the raffle, and be passionate about clean water!

Renewal of Membership

Members will need to renew a recurring donation of $5 to $50, share our post for a chance to win the raffle, and be passionate about clean water!

Referring people to become new members

Are you already a member but want a chance to participate and enter the raffle OR you don’t want to become a member but want a chance to participate? That’s okay!

Screenshot or save the picture below and then share it on your own social media account and tag us! Alternatively, click here to download the image instead. Once you’ve tagged us, we will enter your name in to our raffle!!

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