From the rolling hills and farmlands to the babbling brooks and brilliant blues of Torch Lake, the Center’s successes start with the support from you.

Why Donate?

  • The Torch Conservation Center focuses only on the Torch Lake Watershed.
  • We reach out to everyone who loves our watershed.
  • Help the Torch Conservation Center to conserve land and water in our Torch Lake Watershed.

Ways to Donate

Thank you for supporting the Torch Conservation Center. Your gift provides resources to sustain our programs. By increasing stewardship in the Torch Lake Watershed, we will ensure that Torch Lake stays forever true blue!

One Time Donations

You will be taken to a secure donation form where you can make a one time payment with a debit or credit card or with your PayPal account.

Monthly Payments

Consider making your donation recurring for even greater impact. Click the button below to be taken to a secure PayPal page. Please enter the amount you would like to pay monthly and check Make this a monthly donation.

Special Gifts

You may wish to remember a loved one with a Memorial Gift or Honorarium.

Instructions for Designating Special Gifts

  1. Click the DONATE button to be taken to a secure form.
  2. Enter the amount of your gift, and choose your payment method. (If you want to make this a recurring donation, check the Make this a monthly donation box.)
  3. When the new form appears, click the pen icon next to Write a note (or Add a note).
  4. Enter the name of the person being Remembered or Honored.
  5. Type the name and address of the person you want us to notify of the gift.
  6. Then complete the rest of the form with your name, address and email, so we can acknowledge your gift correctly.

Thank you for your gift!

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Gifts of stock, planned giving and directed giving

To discuss gifts of stock, bequests or a major gift, please contact Peg Comfort at (231) 676-0566 or

Our Accountability

The Torch Conservation Center is a 501(c)3 non–profit organization, incorporated under the laws of the State of Michigan in 2013. All gifts are tax-deductible as allowed by state and federal laws. Our federal ID # is 46–2108391.


Contact us.

Donations by check can be mailed to:

Torch Conservation Center
P.O. Box 178
Alden, MI 49612

Visit the TRUE BLUE Gallery

Torch Conservation Center exterior

Opening June 30, 2020
Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 11am-4pm
(11am - Noon - Seniors & At Risk Customers)
9046B Helena St.
Alden, Michigan 49612

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