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Donate to the Willamette Heritage Center today and help preserve the past for the future


The Willamette Heritage Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. We rely on community support to preserve and interpret the history of the Mid-Willamette Valley. Support us today!

Your support directly helps:

  • Education: Our award-winning educational programs, classroom visits, student programs, classes & workshops, and Teen Interpreter Program are all possible because of community support.
  • Exhibits: Special and year-round exhibits showcasing the Mid-Willamette Valley’s unique heritage and treasure exist only because of our generous donors and sponsors.
  • Preservation: Historic homes, the Thomas Kay Woolen Mill, and our historic buildings are gifts for the Mid-Willamette Valley communities to experience over and over again, simply due to the generosity of our supporters.
  • Collections: Our research library, artifacts, and collections are priceless treasures available to all community members. The maintenance and accessibility of these resources is possible thanks to community support.

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Make a Donation

Would you like to make a gift of stock?

One way of supporting Willamette Heritage Center is through a gift of stock. Gifts of appreciated stock can provide a tax benefit to the donor who can take a deduction for the current value of the stock.

If you would like to make a gift of stock, please notify Helen Shafran at 503.585.7012 or prior to talking to your broker. If you make an electronic transfer, no information is attached. Without notifying us directly of your gift, we will not know who to acknowledge with a receipt. In communicating with Helen, Please include:

  • name of the stock
  • number of shares
  • name and DTC number of your financial institution

In order to transfer stock electronically you will need to notify your broker of the Willamette Heritage Center’s account number (#676642107) and DTC number (#0226).

Willamette Heritage Center is a 501(c)(3) organization. Tax Identification #93-6031792