Be a part of peace building in Whatcom County and help the WDRC provide critical services to those most in need. As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, we operate on a sliding scale and never turn away anyone due to their financial hardship. Nearly 50% of our budget depends on the generosity of donors such as you.  


Join the WDRC Giving Circle
Pledge for Peace with a Tax-Deductible Donation

Friends of the WDRC: donations of $25-$99
 Support parents to learn how to help their children through family changes
Proponents of Peace: donations of $100-$249
Help neighbors resolve disputes without resorting to costly litigation
 Heralds of Harmony: donations of $250-$499
Ensures access to family mediation services regardless of ability to pay
Champions of Collaboration: donations of $500-$999
Provide free workshops for youth in local schools to build skills in managing conflict peacefully
Legacy Leaders: donations of $1000+ 
Join us in addressing emergent community needs such as elder mediation and restorative justice

Any amount helps empower families, youth, & neighbors reach lasting resolution to confclit!

How to Donate 

  • Make a one-time or reoccuring donation online through JustGive
  • Call (360) 676-0122 to make a credit card payment to us by phone
  • Mail a contribution to 13 Prospect Street, Suite 201, Bellingham, WA 98225
  • Attend one of our events and fundraisers

Fred Meyer Community Rewards 

With the Fred Meyer Community Rewards Program, you can earn donations for the WDRC just by shopping with your Rewards Card. With each dollar you spend, the Fred Meyer will donate to the WDRC

  • Link your Rewards Card to the WDRC at: www.fredmeyer.com/communityrewards.
  • You can sign up for the Rewards Program for free at the Customer Service Desk of any Fred Meyer store

Amazon Smile

Earn donations for the WDRC with each Amazon Purchase. Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the WDRC

Link your account: http://smile.amazon.com/ch/91-1552277


In-Kind Donations

We gratefully accept supply donations for the on-going needs of our mediation, education and youth programs. Your donations lower administrative expenses so we can focus our limited budget providing services to those most in need. In an effort to simplify our donation process we have created a Target wish-list, as well as including a list of supply needs below.

Contact Iris at outreach@whatcomdrc.org to organize a supply drive at your school or place of work. 

Supervised Visitation Program Wish List:

  • AA batteries
  • Gift Cards to Fred Meyer, Office Depot, Target, etc. 
  • High Chair 
  • Dolls for small doll house
  • Play Doh
  • Ink stamps
  • Craft and construction paper
  • Birthday themed toys and books
  • Lego sets
  • Etch a Sketch
  • Play sets: zoo animals, skyway, animal farm, sink, schoolhouse
  • Hot Wheels, Match Box, or similar
  • Board games:  Connect 4, Chutes & Ladders, Name 5, Clue
  • Card games

Youth Program Wish List

 

  • Reams of nice cardstock
  • Scrapbook-type supplies
  • Note card sets
  • Packages of gel pens
  • Decorative paper kits
  • Journals in sets of 10
  • Colored poster board 

Conflict Resolution Education Wishlist

  • Ground coffee (large bags)
  • Stash Herbal Teas (individually wrapped), any flavor or assorted
  • Individually-wrapped snacks (granola bars, cookies, pretzels, etc.)
  • Flip-chart marker sets
  • Dry erase pen sets
  • Yellow legal pads (lined, 8.5 x 11)\
  • USB drives 

Gift Certificates to support WDRC needs

  • Brown and Cole
  • Cash and Carry
  • Dakota Arts
  • The Community Food Co-op
  • Fred Meyer
  • Haggen


You can raise funds for us with a simple web search! Use the search engine www.goodsearch.org - choose the Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center and every search will earn a $.01 contribution for the WDRC! You can even make Good Search your default search engine.


WDRC Privacy Policy 

We value privacy and understand concerns about safety and security. We make every effort to safeguard donors' privacy. To that end, we do not share, sell, or disclose donors' private information to any other party. We only collect sufficient information to be able to properly thank donors and send receipts for tax purposes. We do list donors in our annual report. Donors that wish to update their contact information or whom do not wish to be named may contact outreach@whatcomdrc.org. We also partner with secure online giving programs that have their own policies and procedures to ensure donors' safety and security.