How to Help

There are many ways you can help the Friends of Gardena Willows Wetland Preserve!  Here are a few ideas:

  1. Become a member of the Friends

  2. Participate in the free public monthly Strolls:
    2nd Sunday of each month from 1 to 4 p.m. - tour offered starting at 1:15 p.m.
    4th Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon - self-guided

  3. Like our Facebook page and share with your friends!

  4. Make a tax deductible donation--make your check payable to Friends of Gardena Willows Wetland Preserve and send it to:

Friends of Gardena Willows Wetland Preserve, Inc.
P.O. Box 2211
Gardena, CA 90247-0211

or donate via PayPal:

(Remember the Friends of Gardena Willows Wetland Preserve, Inc.
in your Estate Planning and after-life gift giving.)

  1. Join us for a monthly 3rd Saturday Restoration Day from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.  Completed Volunteer Form Required. Please bring your form with you on your first day attending.  Thank you!

  2. If you have ideas how you'd like to help, please call 310-217-0681.

  3. Frequently visit this web site or pick up current flyers at the Nakaoka Community Center and Mayme Dear Library, or for additional information call 310-217-0681.

  4. Donate to the Friends CRV aluminum cans, plastic bottles and glass beverage bottles. Everything must have the CA recycle code/symbol. Bring them to the Preserve on the dates open or call 310-217-0681 to arrange a pick-up.

  5. Randal Baldwin has created a DVD of the History of the Willows. You can view a clip of it here and purchase the DVD at the City of Gardena Recreation Dept. reception desk in the Nakaoka Community Center. 

  6. Support Friends of Gardena Willows Wetland Preserve by starting your shopping at smile.amazon.com. Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. Here is more info about the Amazon Smile program.
  7. Ralphs and Food For Less Community Contribution Program: How it works

  8. Make a purchase through our iGive.com link.  iGive.com is a shopping portal where each store has agreed to donate a percentage of the total sale to the non profit group of your choice, select *Friends of Gardena Willows Wetland Preserve*:


And the Friends will receive a bonus if you use this link when you first sign up for iGive. Thanks!