Sun., Apr. 9, 2017
Memberships and Donations
As a 100% volunteer nonprofit organization focused
on serving all the north Georgia counties where the woolly adelgid is a serious
threat, Save Georgia's Hemlocks needs and deeply appreciates the
participation and financial support of individuals and groups who embrace our
We don't engage in any extraordinary fundraising
strive to operate in the most efficient, cost-effective manner and manage our
resources very carefully in line with our stated mission. Your membership not only provides a vital
revenue source for SGH, but also keeps us close to the community we
serve, supplies information about its needs, guides us on how best to
meet those needs, enables us to carry out the work, and helps us
continually fine-tune our Hemlock Help Program.
In return, we pledge to value your
input, respect your time, offer you opportunities to use your talents
in meaningful ways, and be an organization you can be proud of as we
work together to serve others and save our hemlocks.
Did You Know?
$20 = 1 Hemlock Help Clinic,
a Hemlock Lesson for 60 school children, or planting materials for 75
$100 = training for 4 new Facilitators,
1,350 post cards for raising awareness, or
treating 48 average hemlocks.
$500 = training for 20 new
Facilitators, repairing 4 soil injectors, or chemicals to treat 4 acres
Here are some examples of the educational and
charitable services in our budget for this year:
Hemlock Help Clinics and Facilitator
Hemlock treatment projects
Educational and awareness materials
Neighborhood hemlock project planning
Special outreach programs for community
groups, property owner associations, school groups, and others
Charitable assistance to citizens in need
of financial help to treat their trees, on a case-by-case basis
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Membership Donations: If you would like to join
Save Georgia's Hemlocks and make a secure on-line membership contribution via PayPal,
please click the Donate button below and enter a membership donation level that's
comfortable for you.
Alternatively, you can print a
Form and mail it with your check to the address shown on the form.
$5,000 or more
Either way, you'll receive a thank-you letter that can be used
for tax purposes along with the offer of a free baby hemlock.
Donations: If you would like to make a secure on-line
donation using PayPal, please click the Donate button below. Or you can
mail a donation to Save Georgia's Hemlocks, 37 Woody Bend, Dahlonega, GA 30533.
Either way, you'll receive a
thank-you letter that can be used for tax purposes.
You can also visit our Gift Shop
for unique and useful gifts.
All proceeds benefit the hemlocks.
Save Georgia’s Hemlocks, Inc. deeply values the contributions our donors make to
sustain our mission. We recognize that philanthropy is based on voluntary
action for the common good. It is a tradition of giving and sharing that is
primary to the quality of life. To assure our donors that their personal
is handled with respect and
with confidentiality to the full extent provided by law
and to guide our directors, officers, and members on how they may and may not
use this information, we have adopted a formal
which is incorporated in our Bylaws as Attachment B. A summary of the
impact of the Policy is as follows.
Donor information will be protected with great care and will not be shared,
internally or externally, in any illegal or inappropriate way.
Only those items of donor information specifically listed in the Donor Privacy
Policy will be collected and used only for the purposes and in the manner stated
in the Policy.
Donor Bill of Rights
Save Georgia’s Hemlocks, Inc. endorses the principles expressed in the
Donor Bill of Rights
published by GuideStar, Inc. and has incorporated them in our Donor Privacy
Policy. Click to read the full text.