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 Support

Your Donation

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

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

Monthly Payment

You will 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 Gift

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

If you are making a special gift, please WRITE A NOTE in the note area of the secure PayPal form.

Include the name of the person being honored or remembered

AND the name and address of the person you want us to notify of your gift.

Your email and phone number would be appreciated, too.

Thank you for your special gift!

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

Don't just wish that Torch Lake will stay blue.
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