You Can Make A Difference!

Your donations and gifts provide critically needed funding to support ongoing operations and maintenance for our Nature Centers. We appreciate your support! Individual, corporate donations and planned giving are welcome at any time. Contact Todd Marts 719-520-6399 or toddmarts@elpasoco.com.

The nature centers’ mission is to connect people to their natural and cultural resources and inspire them to become stewards for our parks and the environment. The Friends support the nature centers with over 6000 volunteer hours and $90,000 in operational support annually. Your donation will help us to accomplish our mission and create stewards for generations to come!

Four Ways To Give:

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Make checks payable to Friends of El Paso County Nature Centers, a 501(c) 3 nonprofit whose mission is to support the nature centers.  Mail to 245 Bear Creek Rd., Colorado Springs, CO 80906.

Colorado Gives Day donations directly support our non-profit organization, Friends of El Paso County Nature Centers.

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Donate directly to Friends of El Paso County Nature Centers through Paypal using your credit card.

In Kind Donations

  • Shop on our Amazon.com Wish List to donate specific items to El Paso County Nature Centers. These items will be used to improve nature center operations and programming.
  • Shop at AmazonSmile.com and Amazon will donate 0.5% of our purchase to the nature centers! You donate without donating any of your own money! AmazonSmile sells the same products as Amazon does. To make sure the 0.5% is donated to the nature centers, the product you are ordering must say “Eligible for amazonsmile donation” in the product description. 
  • Take your gently used name brand equipment, footwear, etc. to Mountain Equipment Recyclers, 1024 South Tejon St., Colorado Springs, and tell them to consign your items on behalf of the Friends of El Paso County Nature Centers. We will receive 50% or more of the sale price when your item sells! Visit their website for more store information – www.merecyclers.com.

THANK YOU!