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Save Our Wild Salmon

2021.givebigGiveBIG is on May 4 and 5 this year - and we hope that you'll be able to support our work with a gift at this critical time.

Snake River salmon and steelhead populations are in deep trouble today - as are the many species, economies and cultures that depend upon the gifts they bring to the Northwest and nation.

The good news is that we have a unique political window of opportunity right now to move a comprehensive regional solution forward in Congress in 2021. With your support, SOS will continue its work around the clock to mobilize the public support and political leadership needed to refine and advance the transformational proposal from Rep. Mike Simpson (R-ID) to restore the lower Snake River and invest in salmon recovery, clean energy and Northwest fishing and farming communities.

For GiveBIG this year, we have a $10,000 matching challenge. So every dollar we receive before midnight on Wednesday, May 5 will be matched 1:1. We've set an overall goal to raise $15K total (in addition to the $10K match).

Please give what you can to help us take full advantage of this match opportunity and support our work at this critical time. (Based on early giving, we're met 1/3 of the match as of May 3rd!)

You can learn more about Rep. Simpson's groundbreaking proposal and some of our recent work to advance it in Congress by checking out the stories highlighted on our homepage. And if you have any questions about our program work or giving, please reach out to

Here are some ways you can help make GiveBIG a big win this year for the Snake River and its salmon, Southern Resident orcas - and people across the Northwest and nation.
    1    Make a gift right now!
    2    Follow us on FacebookInstagram and Twitter to help build momentum and tell your network why you support Save Our wild Salmon through #GiveBIG.
    3    Raise additional funds with family and friends! Create a FUNdraising crowdfund page that you can share on social media to raise additional support.  
    4    Forward a link of this webpage to your networks with a personal note explaining why you support our work and encourage them to give before midnight on Wednesday - May 5.

Thank you as ever for your support and advocacy. Working with you, we'll seize this once-in-a-generation opportunity to restore the Snake River, recover its salmon populations, and invest in our communities and in clean and salmon-friendly energy.

Take good care,




Joseph Bogaard, executive director
Save Our wild Salmon Coalition

P.S. - Gifts can also be sent - and qualify for the $10K match - via US Post to:

Save Our wild Salmon, 811 First Ave., Suite 305, Seattle, WA 98104

Thank you.

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