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American Rivers' Fundraiser:

Help Protect the Colorado River's Grand Canyon

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THE STORY:

Colorado River’s Grand Canyon is facing threats that could destroy its health and ruin the experience for anyone who visits.

The first is a proposed tram that would take up to 10,000 people per day from the canyon rim down to the river. That could turn the confluence of the Colorado and Little Colorado Rivers into a a strip mall and amusement park. Second, there is a major housing and hotel development proposal that would deplete groundwater and harm important springs that keep the Colorado River healthy. And third, there is the ongoing challenge of pollution from uranium mining seeping into creeks and threatening the Colorado River’s clean water.

YOU can help. Here's how...

Help safeguard the Colorado River – the lifeblood of the Grand Canyon -- by joining this challenge.

Any donations you make through this CrowdRise Challenge will be matched $2 for every $1 you donate up to $50,000 – that TRIPLES your impact.

You will support our work with local partners to protect the Grand Canyon and the Colorado River, and the people, fish, and wildlife that depend on them.

Want to Start Your Own Fundraiser?

Sign up using the button to the right >>

  • If you raise $50 for American Rivers, we will send you a great tote bag from ReUsIt.com.
  • Raise $100 and we’ll also send you a water bottle from Klean Kanteen!
  • Top fundraiser will get Keurig® K65 Special Edition Brewing System with Bonus K-Cup® Variety Pack
  • Second prize will receive any single item from the Fall/Winter collection at www.prAna.com valued around $120

Never doubt that what you do makes a difference. I know that with your support, we will save this special place and create a future of healthy rivers for generations to come. Thank you!

For official contest rules »

$34,990

MONEY RAISED
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  • Margaux Empey

    $30

  • Robert Auer

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Kate Rufe

    $30

  • Steven J. Prchal

    $15

  • Bryan

    $50

  • Gerry Kramer

    $100

  • Katie & Dermot

    $50

  • Chris Roberts

    $30

  • Anonymous

    $200

  • Chris & Lauren Dickey

    $50

  • Harmony

    $25

  • jaro

    $50

  • Heather Thorne Matthews

    $50

  • Water lover

    $75

  • David and Kelly Tucker

    $150

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • Mime

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Kathy Pelton

     

  • Katherine Gould-Martin

    $10

  • Tom Gaylord

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Anonymous

     

  • Susan Simone

    $50

  • Anonymous

     

  • Allyson

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $35

  • Anonymous

     

  • Fish the Fly Guide Service

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Pavla Pribylova

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Love the Canyon

     

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Sheri & Bryant Callaghan

    $50

  • Andy W. Jones

    $20

  • Brian Braunstein

    $200

  • Dan York

    $50

  • Kara

    $20

  • tim and Gail

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $30

  • Gerald Blume

    $20

  • Jessica Lewis

    $15

  • Joe Brazie

    $50

  • Kristin May

    $100

  • Chris Miller

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • mark

    $24

  • Anonymous

    $30

  • Dana S. Gulley

    $10

  • Mandy Hughes

    $100

  • Ed and Vickie Eberle

    $50

  • Courtney Merlo

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $60

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Clean Creeks for Cmas

    $80

  • Kylee

    $20

  • Jared McGary

    $20

  • Emily

     

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • Gwenn Robinson

    $100

  • Jenni

    $25

  • Matt Mechenbier

    $50

  • Offline Donations

    $944

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Angie

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Michael Fiebig

    $20

  • Kathy Gritz

    $25

  • Richard Mounts

    $100

  • anonymous

    $50

  • Lynx Research Consulting

    $1,300

  • Lyn Burns

    $25

  • North Creek Rafting Company

    $200

  • Offline donations - 12/22

    $10,016

  • Offline donations - ski

    $1,587

  • Offline donations - gc

    $4,317

  • Susan L Peace

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $35

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • A. C. Snyder

    $25

  • Turner family

    $250

  • Anonymous

    $35

  • E.O.Brydges

     

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Anonymous

     

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Marci

    $100

  • Elise McCoubrie

     

  • Julie Sahlein

    $75

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Aiden Brydges

    $130

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The Team: $34,990 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

American Rivers

Amount Raised

$27,325

Fundraiser Title

Sinjin Eberle

Amount Raised

$1,610

Fundraiser Title

Jamie Mierau

Amount Raised

$1,160

Fundraiser Title

Sarah Steele

Amount Raised

$875

Fundraiser Title

cathy yi

Amount Raised

$750

 

75% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Anne Paterson

Amount Raised

$625

 

63% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Cristina Brydges

Amount Raised

$400

Fundraiser Title

Jennifer Marshall

Amount Raised

$350

 

35% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Aiden Brydges

Aiden Brydges

DONATION: $130

Hope to visit the Colorado in about sixteen years - I'm not two yet. cheers Aiden 3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $100

3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $10

3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $25

3 years ago

Julie Sahlein

Julie Sahlein

DONATION: $75

3 years ago

Elise McCoubrie

Elise McCoubrie

3 years ago

Marci

Marci

DONATION: $100

3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $25

3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

3 years ago