Dear Wisdom Community,

Thanks to your amazing generosity last week we made it to our goal of $2,000!!!


A Letter from Executive Director, Gerry RainingBird:

On behalf of all connected with Wisdom of the Elders, Inc., including board, staff and volunteers, we wish to send a sincere “thank you” to Wisdom supporters.

The Wisdom of the Elders’ fundraising campaign is successfully winding down, and this positive accomplishment is made possible thanks to the efforts and generosity our friends, family, and partners.

Monies raised by the organization will be used to support Wisdom’s mission to record, preserve, and share Native oral history, cultural arts, language concepts and traditional ecological knowledge of our exemplary indigenous elders, storytellers and tribal leaders.

Thanks to supporters of Wisdom of the Elders, our commitment to Native American cultural sustainability, multimedia education, and race reconciliation will continue in a good way.

The fundraising goal set for the winter campaign was $2000.00.  With the help of all of you, and especially our donors that gave $100 and higher:

especially our donors that gave $100 and higher:
Rick Eilers
Terry Cross
David Shaw
Juliette Mackin
our goal has been surpassed.

At this time, Wisdom friends and supporters have donated more than $2000. The current campaign does not officially conclude until January 31st, 2018.  We’ve met the goal, but we continue to have the need.  Every additional donation received from now through December and January means increased opportunities to share the rich stories, oral narratives and other wisdom and knowledge of Native elders with all people through public radio, television production, multimedia curriculum development, and public events

Thank you to all Wisdom supporters for the time, commitment and resources contributed to making our campaign a success!

— Gerry

As part of our Winter Fundraising Drive, the team at Wisdom has compiled some highlights from our past year of activities, progress, and achievements. We will be sharing them with you throughout the rest of this month.

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