Author Archives: Shari Hansen

About Shari Hansen

As Associate Director of Philanthropy, Shari connects people to the PCTA through membership. She loves to play outside, hike the PCT and she has an insatiable love of travel.

Support the PCT while doing your taxes

Tax season is here! If you plan on using H&R Block to prepare your taxes, you can help PCTA receive a $20 contribution.

H&R Block will donate $20 to PCTA each time a new client has their taxes prepared at a local H&R Block office and presents this referral form.... Read more

Help us reach our $15,000 online goal this #GivingTuesday

Rae Lakes, Kings Canyon National Park, California. Photo by Brandon Sharpe

There’s Black Friday, Cyber Monday and #GivingTuesday.

Wait, what is #GivingTuesday?

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving that kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and year-end giving.

This year #GivingTuesday will be celebrated on Tuesday, Nov. 29, and ... Read more

You saved Landers Meadow

With only six months to save Landers Meadow, you rose to the challenge and met our goal of $550,000 to save this 245-acre rare wet meadow. Thank you so much for your support of the campaign, the PCT and the trail experience.

PCTA executive director and ceo Liz Bergeron recently ... Read more

Give monthly and go green

The Rae Lakes area. Photo by Carter Chaffey.

Some of our most popular ways to give to PCTA is through the Crest Circle monthly giving program.

PCT thru-hiker Al Wallace recently shared with us his reasons for joining. “I’m giving monthly starting this year. I had such a wonderful experience on my six month thru-hike of the PCT, ... Read more

You can support PCTA with a Business Membership

Sharing the trail by Ginny Allemann.

Are you a business owner? Local businesses embody the character of our communities and from Mexico to Canada. Local businesses help tie the Pacific Crest Trail together.

Our extraordinary trail matters to many people and to many companies. Since the trail matters to your business, we’ve created a philanthropic program ... Read more

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