We are prepared to spend the rest of our lives if necessary to save the dunes."
–Dorothy Richardson Buell, Save the Dunes Founder
Join and Give
Here are several ways your Save the Dunes membership directly impacts our work:
Strengthen our Legal Standing
Be a Change Agent
The Dunes Club (New!)
Pollinator Protector $100
Wetland Warrior $250
Dune Defender $500
Coastal Champion $1,000
Make a gift to support the Indiana Dunes & Lake Michigan
Leave a legacy
Making a planned gift is a way to create a lasting legacy of protection for the dunes, and could provide tax benefits for you today.
Planned Giving Options
Make a stock contribution
Name Save the Dunes as a beneficiary
Receive income through a charitable gift annuity
Donate personal property
DID YOU KNOW?
Estate giving provides flexibility
Making a gift through your will or trust allows you to provide a future gift to Save the Dunes while retaining control of your assets during your lifetime.
There is no upper limit on the estate tax deductions that can be taken for charitable bequests, and you can maximize your tax benefits by donating your most-taxed assets while passing those with lesser tax demands to your loved ones.
Our Tax ID is 35-1915468.
Already included Save the Dunes in your estate plans? Thank you! Please let us know.
To maximize regional effectiveness, we encourage you to volunteer directly with the Indiana Dunes National Park or Indiana Dunes State Park.