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Become a member:

Friends of CHEC Annual Memberships: Friend $25 - Good Friend $50 - Best Friend $100 - Special Friend $250

Life Time Membership: Lifelong Friend $500

Friends of CHEC receive a copy of the CHEC Newsletter by email, program and activity updates by email.  Friends also receive a Membership card which entitles you to a 10% discount on all merchandise purchased in our gift shops.

Your membership supports our mission; to provide unbiased and scientific-based environmental education and recreational opportunities to citizens of all ages.

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Adopt-A-Deck for a $20.00:

Help CHEC refurbish the center’s boardwalks, bridges and observation decks. Click here for complete information.

Make a Gift:

You may prefer to make a donation or gift to CHEC. CHEC is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization and your donation is tax deductible. 

Guardian $250, Patron $500, Champion $1,000, Steward $2,500

These are only suggested donation levels; you are encouraged to make a donation in any amount. All donations are greatly appreciated.

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Leave a Legacy: 

You may want to consider the financial benefits of making a Bequest through your estate to the CHEC organization, please consult with an estate planning professional, tax advisor or attorney.

Corporate Sponsor:

Platinum $2,500 and above
Gold $1,500
Silver $ 750
Sponsor $250

  • Exposure on CHEC Web page,
  • Emailed copy of CHEC News Letter
  • Emailed program and activity updates
  • Listed as a Business sponsor at CHEC events
  • Volunteer opportunities for your employees; CHEC can arrange and schedule group volunteer activities for your employees. Help build team work.
  • CHEC meeting room location opportunities for your business to hold an employee retreat or leadership workshop.
  • CHEC can include an environmental segment such as walking tour or environmental presentation to your group.
Corporate Sponsor


CHEC is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization donations are tax deductible. 



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Charlotte Harbor Environmental Center has established an account with Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC to accept donations of money (cash not accepted, only checks), stocks, bonds or other securities.  Deposits can be made at the Wells Fargo Advisors branch located at 1107 West Marion Avenue, Suite 111, in Punta Gorda.  The office is located across from Fisherman’s Village.