Support the Arts!

Your support helps the Gorge Winds Concert Band continue to perform for the Mid-Columbia Gorge community. Your donation are used for the following expenses:

  • Venue performance fees
  • Program advertising and printing
  • Transportation and maintenance
  • Liability Insurance
  • Sheet music
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Band and percussion instruments

Donating to the Gorge Winds Concert Band will help us provide our fans and audiences with more great performances, plus support the arts as a whole.

There are several different ways to support your Gorge Winds Concert Band:

Shop at Amazon

What is AmazonSmile?
AmazonSmile ( offers most of the same items, prices, and benefits of the main website, but with one big difference. When users log in and shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation contributes 0.5 percent of eligible purchases to the charity of your choice, i.e. the Gorge Winds Concert Band!   There is no cost to charities or customers, and 100 percent of the donation generated from eligible purchases goes to your favorite nonprofit organization.

How Can You Use AmazonSmile?
All you need is an Amazon account.. On your first visit to the site, you will be asked to log in to your Amazon account with your existing username and password. You do not need a separate account for AmazonSmile. You will then be asked to choose a charity to support. Here's the important part - choose the Gorge Winds Concert Band. From this point on, when you log into AmazonSmile, it will remember your charity and apply eligible purchases towards your total contribution.

How to Get Started
Click on this link to get started  - which will take you to the AmazonSmile login page. (Note: the number 45-2326398 is our nonprofit EIN number). Don't forget to search and select the Gorge Winds Concert Band!

Important to Remember
Every time you want to buy something on Amazon, make sure you are log onto Donations are not applied to purchases on the main website or mobile app. Also, not everything qualifies for AmazonSmile contributions.

Fred Meyer Community Rewards

Are you a Fred Meyer customer? If so, you can support the Gorge Winds Concert Band by linking your Fred Meyer Rewards Card to us. If you do not have a Rewards Card, you can either sign up for one at one of the Fred Meyer Customer Service Desk, or sign up online at their website. Click here to sign in to the Fred Meyer website or to create an account. Note: you will be opening a new browser window. 

Finding our Nonprofit Organization
Once you have created or logged into your Fred Meyer account, find us by typing in "gorge winds" in the Fred Meyer search engine. Scroll down and find Gorge Winds Concert Band and click it. then click on the orange Enroll button. That's it! Thank you for linking us to your Rewards Card!

Here is a Fred Meyer Community Rewards User Guide for creating a new account. If you already have a Fred Meyer account, simply log in and then search for the Gorge Winds Concert Band to link to your Rewards Card.

Please note that the Fred Meyer Community Rewards program recently changed their procedures and now requires participants to re-enroll every year. 

Donate through Paypal

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Concert Band Program Advertising (coming soon!)

The Gorge Winds Concert Band is a a 501(c)(3) Organization, not for profit, tax exempt organization recognized by the state of Oregon and the IRS. Our federal tax number is 45-2326398. Contributions are tax deductible to the extent provided by law. Receipts are available upon request.


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PO Box 452, The Dalles, OR 97058

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