Other Ways To Give

Memorial and Gift Memberships

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

Whether you wish to honor a special paddler or celebrate the memory of a loved one, making an honorarium or memorial gift in their name is a meaningful way 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 hand-thrown, ceramic mug to your gift. For an additional $45 (non-tax-deductible), we will ship a mug 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@friendsbwca.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.

Person To Be Honored or Remembered

When making a gift, please let us knowing the space provided the name of the person to be honored or remembered. When possible, please provide their city and state as well.

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.

Please Notify:
First and Last Name, Address, City,
ZIP Code, and State


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.