I have really enjoyed looking at the pictures on this site. This is the land we fell in love with, and where we planned to build a home, and retire to. We bought some land just outside of Terlingua, and had all our plans made. Just 4 days before the great day of retirement, my husband had a heart attack, and passed away. Now, I am trying to figure out what I should do, as I look at your pictures, I know this is where I want to be, but being in my later years, I'm not sure I could build myself a new future alone. Or how I would handle having no family, or friends around. It's been 14 years that I've been holding onto our land, and the dream of moving there, so no one can ever say I've been rushing to make a decision. Dreams don't die easy. ... See MoreSee Less
The Annual Fund
The Annual Fund provides operating funds for the Friends of Big Bend, allowing our organization to raise funds, put on special events and travel on behalf of Big Bend National Park and the Rio Grande Wild and Scenic River. Together, with the donations of our members and the volunteer efforts put forth through the Friends of Big Bend National Park, we are able to make a difference.
Donating to the Annual Fund is a great way to help Big Bend National Park and to ensure that the unique qualities of this national resource are preserved and studied to benefit us all. If you would like to donate to our organization, please complete and submit our online donation form.
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Memorials and Honoraria
Would you like to make a donation in memory or honor of someone who loves Big Bend National Park? Click here to submit our online memorial/honoraria donation form. If you have asked that contributions be made in someone's memory in lieu of flowers, please notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 432-207-2202so that we can direct the acknowledgements accordingly. Thank you for honoring your loved one through a gift to the Friends.