Other Ways To Give

Gift Memberships & Memorials

Celebrate the people you love and make a lasting impact for the Boundary Waters.

Honor a special paddler. Give a Friends’ membership to express the gratitude you have for the important people in your life!

Spruce Up Your Gift

Want to spruce up your gift membership a bit further? We are offering the option to add an exclusive Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness tote bag to your gift. For an additional $20 (non-tax-deductible), we will ship a totebag to directly your gift membership recipient.

Looking For a Different Membership?

Interested in sharing a Champion or Sigurd Olson Circle gift membership? Please reach out to our membership team directly at membership@friends-bwca.org.

Your Gift Helps…

  • Send Kids On Their First Boundary Waters Trip
  • Maintain Portgages & Campsites
  • Preserve Clean Water

Send checks to:
2550 University Ave. W. 180S
St. Paul, MN 55114

Give With Confidence

EIN 36-3414821

How Much Should You Give?

A memorial or honorarium donation can be as large or as small as you would like. It is the thought that counts, whether you give rod’s worth in honor of a close loved one ($16.50) or go for a whole portage, it’s up to you. You will receive a receipt for your gift – be sure to keep it, as memorial an honorarium donations to the Friends are all 100% tax deductible.

Memorial Gift:
Honor a Friend or Loved One

Person To Be Honored or Remembered

When making a gift, please let us know if a person is to be honored or remembered, and if you’d like them to be notified.

This Membership is for:
First and Last Name, City, and State

Would You Like To Notify Someone Of Your Gift?

If you would like to notify someone that you made a gift, please provide us with their name and address in the space provided so we can let them know you gave a gift in their honor, or in memory of their loved one. We do not include the amount of your gift.

Memorial Gift:
Honor a Friend or Loved One


Contact Mike Linnemann at 612-332-9630 ext. 6, or mike@friends-bwca.org for additional information on creating a memorial gift for the Boundary Waters.