The Wrack

The Wrack is the Wells Reserve blog, our collective logbook on the web.

Posts tagged donations

  • Come in with the Tides

    | July 1, 2021 | Filed under: Culture

    Monthly donors provide constant support to tide us over. It's easy to switch.

  • Members: Margo Foreman

    | June 25, 2021 | Filed under: Culture

    Charter member Margo Foreman has given nearly 40 years of continuous support to Laudholm Trust. 

  • Decision Time

    | November 27, 2019 | Filed under: Opinion

    Even small choices can be big decisions, but we must all make them every day.

  • Finding the Ways Forward

    | November 27, 2018 | Filed under: Opinion

    This holiday season, why not get yourself some Truth, Beauty, and Wonder?

  • Give the Gift of Laudholm

    | November 28, 2017 | Filed under: Opinion

    It's #GivingTuesday. Tell us where we can send our greatest gift.

  • Hurricane Relief Sent to Texas and Puerto Rico Estuarine Reserves

    | September 28, 2017 | Filed under: News

    Laudholm Trust sends emergency relief funds to the Mission-Aransas Reserve in Texas and Jobos Bay Reserve in Puerto Rico to support recovery and rebuilding efforts after devastating hurricanes.

  • A Place Held in Reserve, with Your Support

    | January 5, 2017

    Because we’re a national estuarine research reserve, we study the life that exists between low tide and high, between fresh water and salt. Perhaps we’re used to swings between extremes, to the different worlds that are continually uncovered and recovered here. Elections and world events matter to us, sure, but our work goes on no matter what.

  • Every Day Should Be #GivingTuesday

    | December 2, 2014 | Filed under: Opinion

    Frankly, I don't understand why giving comes *after* shopping. As if the other 364 days of the year, I should be... not giving?

  • Crafts Festival Recap and Thank You

    | September 10, 2013

    Crafts Festival crowd on Saturday morningWe enjoyed a fantastic 26th crafts festival. Take a look at these stats:

    • 2nd largest attendance this century (~3,500)
    • most crafters ever (109)
    • largest gross profit ever (maybe net profit too — we're still counting)
    • oodles of member renewals, new members, and rejoining-after-many-years members
    • 219 high-fiving volunteers
    • 30 businesses donating goods
    • 104 raffle items donated, valued at $8,324

    Valerie McCaffrey poses with a number of her garden guardiansWe tried something new this year — awarding three People's Choice awards based on the number of raffle tickets entered into each donated piece's box.

    Congratulations to these inaugural winners:

  • A Family's Vote for Charity

    | January 18, 2013 | Filed under: Culture

    Would a neat package stuffed with a fresh Watermark, a daringly long President's letter, and a ready-to-write snow globe card inspire more gifts to the annual fund? Or would it have little more impact than a simple request for year-end donations?