Michel Vekved

Why does recurring membership matter?

February 17, 2022

Recurring membership matters because we began as a grassroots organization and 43 years later, the roots that bind us are our members who continue to support our work.  We invite you to join as a monthly recurring member so we can all focus on the future. When you become a member of Friends, you play a vital ... read more

Sharing Stories and Values

January 20, 2022

Protecting and caring for an island means sharing stories: We want to hear your stories, connections and experiences in the San Juan Islands and the Salish Sea. They underscore your passion and illustrate what inspires you…At Friends of the San Juans, those meaningful stories reinforce our shared values, and they inspire our team’s dedication and ... read more

The future we see is up to us.

March 12, 2021

When our members consider how they can support Friends of the San Juans, it is more often than not through contributions like annual gifts, memberships and recurring donations. If you’re a member, your dedication is admirable, and your contributions are critical for the immediate availability of funds that help us meet our mission and protect ... read more

Each year I make a generous gift to the Friends of the San Juans because it’s the one organization where I can actually follow the money from my checkbook to observable measurable outcomes. Will you join me in making a gift to support one of the most beautiful, precious, fragile monuments to nature on earth?

George Lawson

members, Lopez Island