Celebrate the Generations Campaign launch

You're invited to join us for drinks, hors d'oeuvres & live bluegrass at the launch of the Generations Campaign on Tuesday, May 21, 2024 in Greenville.

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The Upstate Update: April 2019

April 22nd, 2019

The Upstate Update is a digital newsletter curated and shared each month that offers insights into Upstate Forever's recent work, highlights upcoming events and volunteer opportunities, and shares other conservation and advocacy news.

We post the Upstate Update here on the Upstate Forever blog each month. If you would like to receive the Upstate Update directly in your email inbox, please sign up for the mailing list.

Support the Crossroads Campaign and receive a limited edition Be the Upstate tee

Last month, we launched Crossroads, Upstate Forever’s $7.5 million campaign to ensure our region grows responsibly while protecting the critical lands, abundant waters, and unique character of the Upstate. Thanks to commitments by our generous lead donors, we were just $150,000 short of our goal at the time of launch.

Today, as we celebrate Earth Day, we are thrilled to share that we have already raised $81,000 since the launch! That means we are just $69,000 short of our goal! Our goal is to raise the remaining funds by April 30.

Read this month's Upstate Update to find out how you can support the Crossroads Campaign and receive a limited edition Be the Upstate tee

Also in this month's Upstate Update:

  • Our spring newsletter has arrived
    The Upstate Advocate, our twice-yearly print newsletter sponsored by Pacolet Milliken Enterprises is hitting mailboxes soon! ⁣If you'd like to be added to the mailing list, email Ava Thacker at athacker@upstateforever.org. 
  • Your guide to Upstate adventures
    To raise awareness of our goal to protect 15,000 additional acres of critical lands by 2022, we've compiled a list of 15 amazing outdoor activities across the Upstate. There's something for everyone! View the blog
  • Energy and state policy updates
    We are nearing the finish line, with just under a month remaining in the 2019 state legislative session. Energy & State Policy Director Shelley Robbins shares where we stand with some of this year's key bills. Read the updates

Plus, find dates and details for upcoming events and more! 

View the April edition of the Upstate Update

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