A Request for Support



Dear Reader,


Just like everyone in our community, the spread of COVID-19 caught DHC by surprise. Since the health and well-being of our community is of highest priority, we decided to close our office back in March and to postpone in-person events. One of those events that has now been postponed is the Annual Celebration Dinner, DHC’s largest annual fundraiser.


While DHC’s programs are continuing, we have noticed the unexpected loss of those funds usually raised at the Celebration Dinner – that’s why we come to you now, our community, with a humble request for support. We hope that if you were planning on attending the Celebration Dinner this year, you will consider making a donation in place of purchasing a seat or a table and making a donation in person at the event.


If you are not yet a DHC member and would like to join, now is a great time to do so. A donation of $35 or more to DHC will grant membership through 2020, and includes priority invitations to DHC programs, free admission to most events, and a subscription to our bi-monthly newsletter so you can stay up to date with the latest news. Most importantly, our members invest in our mission to connect and protect the Dishman Hills in perpetuity.


There are tax provisions to help. The stimulus bill passed by Congress allows an above-the-line deduction for up to $300 made to a charity like DHC – even if you use the standard deduction. And we are always well-versed in accepting gifts of real estate, stocks, and other items.


In 2019, 70% of DHC’s income was from donations, so we mean it when we say we couldn’t do it all without your support. DHC staff, Board members, and supporters alike are working hard to make sure our land is protected, programs continue to be offered, and operational expenses are covered.


To make a donation, CLICK HERE to visit our donations page, or mail a check to the following address: Dishman Hills Conservancy, PO Box 8536, Spokane, WA 99203. On behalf of everyone at DHC, thank you for your continued support of our organization and our mission to connect and protect the Dishman Hills as a treasured resource for the community.


The Grass Widow