CBF's Online Giving Catalog

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Support What's Important to You

CBF's Online Giving Catalog is a great way to give a gift with meaning to friends and family for holidays and other special occasions.

Give a gift of baby oysters or native trees that will help filter our waterways or support CBF's award-winning environmental education program. Choose from our many symbolic gifts that protect the Bay and its waters. Your donation to CBF is tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.

  • Photo of person tipping a basket of oysters over the side of a boat into the water.

    Oyster gardeners tip baskets of grown oysters onto a local oyster reef.

    David Johnson

    $25—Grow 2,500 Native Oysters

    Oysters feed on the algae that robs our waters of oxygen and make them uninhabitable for fish, crabs, and other Bay critters.

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  • Photo of people planting rows of plants along a riverbank.

    Buffers of trees and bushes alongside waterways provide critical drainage and filtering for stormwater, keeping pollutants from entering rivers, streams, and the Chesapeake Bay.

    Deb Torguson Pollio

    $25—Plant Five Native Trees

    Trees are crucial to the overall health of the watershed—they slow down polluted ruonoff and soil erosion, and they absorb the nutrients that are the main cause of pollutants to the Bay.

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  • Photo of two rows of concrete reef balls

    Reef balls, made by volunteers at CBF's Oyster Restoration Centers, provide a surface on which oysters can grow and habitat for fish and crabs.

    Erika Nortemann Photography

    $50—Build a Reef Ball

    Reef balls solve some key challenges to oyster restoration by providing a hard surface on which to grow and protection from poaching on sanctuary reefs.

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  • A CBF educators shows a map of the watershed during an online class.

    Virtual classroom sessions with CBF educators keep environmental education rolling during COVID-19 school closures.

    CBF Staff

    $100—Give a CBF OWL Experience to Two Virtual Learning Classes

    Bring Bay education into local classrooms through our new CBF Online Watershed Learning (OWL) environmental education program.

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  • Oysters peek above the water during low tide on a Virginia reef.

    Robert Diller

    $500—Create an Oyster Habitat

    Gift an entirely new habitat of 25,000 oysters and five reef balls.

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Share Your Clean Water Story

What does the Bay, its rivers and streams mean to you? What impact have the Bay and its local waters had on your life? We'd like to know.

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Do you enjoy working with others to help clean the Chesapeake Bay? Do you have a few hours to spare? Whether growing oysters, planting trees, or helping in our offices, there are plenty of ways you can contribute.

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