#EagleCreekFire Fundraiser Conclusion | THANK YOU

artists for restoring the columbia river gorge | fundraising conclusion

We have successfully concluded our fundraising campaign to support Friends of the Columbia Gorge in their restoration efforts following the devastating #EagleCreekFire. Thanks to your support, we have raised $3902 for the restoration, protection, and maintenance of the Columbia River Gorge.

Thank you so much to everyone who contributed your work and talent, purchased a print, picked up a few raffle tickets, or spread the word. 

Art prints may still be available directly from the participating artists - please refer to the artist bios at the bottom of the fundraising page [link] to access their online portfolios.

- Richard Rhee and Hargis Engineers. 

FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN: Eagle Creek / Columbia River Gorge Forest Fire

I was so gutted to hear of the devastating fire at Eagle Creek raging through the Columbia Gorge. It's a hard pill to swallow to see an uncontrolled fire spreading across one of our most cherished areas of the Pacific Northwest. While it's too late to prevent the damage, at least we can do our part to help rebuild such a wonderful and unique landscape. 

I have teamed up with Hargis Engineers to organize a fundraising campaign to benefit Friends of the Columbia Gorge, a non-profit organization that is dedicated to protecting and maintaining the Columbia River Gorge through restoration projects, land trusts, stewardship, and policy development. Artists from the Hargis family (myself included) have come together to offer their artwork as part of this campaign. 

Proceeds generated from this website (and from my normal store here at Washington State Photography) will be donated to Friends of the Columbia Gorge. In addition, Hargis Engineers will double your impact by matching the first $5,000 raised. 

This campaign will run through October 31, 2017. 

link to Artists for Restoration

Eagle Creek Wildfire. Image courtesy of  Tristan Fortsch  and  KATU News

Eagle Creek Wildfire. Image courtesy of Tristan Fortsch and KATU News

Punchbowl Falls, taken approximately 1 mile away from the start of the Eagle Creek wildfire at the Columbia River Gorge in Oregon.