Join/Donate to the Friends


Donating to the Friends of Schmeeckle Reserve is a natural way to support the Reserve. The Friends group is a nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing and improving Schmeeckle. As a nonprofit 501(c)(3) public charity, donations are tax deductible to the full extent of the law as provided in IRS 170(c)(3).


Friends Membership

Friends memberships are available for students, individuals, families, and corporate organizations. Memberships run July 1 to June 30. Renewal reminders are sent each spring. Those who join within the last six months of the membership year will not be asked to renew until the following year.

Benefits include:

  • An annual membership card, entitling you to a 10 percent discount on all non-sale items the Schmeeckle Reserve Browse Shop
  • A free Friends of Schmeeckle newsletter detailing the latest happenings in the Reserve and among the Friends, delivered every March, July, and October.
  • Invitations to special events and volunteer opportunities.
  • Voting rights at the annual member meeting.
  • A sense of pride in helping support the Reserve.

For more information, download the Friends of Schmeeckle Reserve membership brochure.


Join by Mail

To print and mail your membership or a gift membership, download the Friends Membership/Gift Membership form.

Donate by Mail

To print and mail a Friends donation, download the Friends Donation Gift form.

Join/Donate Online

Join/donate to the Friends by filling in the form below. Payments are processed securely by PayPal.