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December 17, 2012

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December 17, 2012

This organization does the work that I would love to do but simply can't make an impact as an individual. Since they fight for the causes I believe in and are quite successful in winning these battles, I am happy to support them. You should consider these honorable folks to support as well.

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Was your donation impactful?

Definitely

How likely is it that you would recommend that a friend donate to this group?

Definitely

How likely are you to donate to this group again?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

June 29, 2011

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June 29, 2011

Not so good. Don't really like. Not a fan. Wouldn't really like to say more.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Been there

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If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Done it

March 30, 2011

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March 30, 2011

I spent a year with WELC, first as an environmental law clinic student, then as a summer intern, then as an advanced clinic student.

The Great!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

how much I learned about environmental and administrative law and the permitting process.

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

increase its funding so they could hire me. :-)

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Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Some

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

March 24, 2011

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March 24, 2011

I have been a WELC supporter for many years and a board member for going on three years. As such, I have been privy to and witnessed the growth of WELC, from both a program and a positive impact perspective. Much of the credit for this growth is attributable to very good leadership on the part of the Executive Director, Greg Costello, and the talented and dedicated staff attorneys. WELC is invested in providing its constituents with exemplary litigation and non-litigation support in a number of critical areas within the environmental law arena. The consistently positive results obtained by WELC in pursuing its goals and those of its clients speaks volumes with respect to its expertise in this area. I strongly suggest that anyone who is interested in supporting an on-the-ground environmental law organization that consistently achieves sought after results should seriously consider supporting WELC. If you are interested in seeing/hearing more about WELC, check out its website - www.westernlaw.org.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

serving as a board member.

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

increase its funding and thus its ability to make a real difference in the environmental law arena.

March 15, 2011

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March 15, 2011

I was a volunteer here for one summer in Eugene, OR. I loved the people that worked there and their causes. It is an excellent organization.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Seeing how they are helping students become the next generation of environmentalists.

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If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I would give them more resources to expand their work.

March 8, 2011

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March 8, 2011

I'll admit it, I'm biased. The Western Environmental Law Center works to protect things I care a lot about: old growth forests, wildlife habitat, clean air, drinking water for local communities...the list goes on. They provide policy guidance, scientific advice, and legal representation to conservation groups, state and local governments, individuals and small businesses across the West who want to protect their communities and quality of life. And WELC doesn't charge for their services. Instead, they rely on donations and grants from individuals and foundations. Over the past 35 years - first as the University of Oregon's Environmental Law Clinic and now (since 1993) as an independent non-profit organization - the Western Environmental Law Center has worked with hundreds of partner groups, individuals and businesses. In that time, it has become an incredibly effective advocate for protecting and defending the things that make the American West so special: its breathaking landscapes; its wild, free-flowing rivers, its crystal-clear air; its majestic old growth forests; its spectacular wildlife; and - most importantly - the quality of life for the people who live and visit there.

The Great!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

As a student in the University of Oregon's Environmental Law Clinic during the late 1970s, and as a Board member since 2003, I've had first-hand exposure to all that this talented, dedicated team of lawyers, scientists and policy experts has accomplished.

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Add communications capacity so that more people would learn about the amazing work done by WELC's lawyers, biologist, and staff - as well as the importance of what they're doing to protect water supplies, wildlife, and America's Natural Heritage.

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Will you volunteer or donate to this organization beyond what is required of board members?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

A lot

Will you tell others about this organization?

Definitely

How did you learn about this organization?

see above

What is this organization's top short-term priority?

see above

What is its top priority in the long run?

see above

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

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