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The Southern Environmental Law Center consistently delivers exceptional results and is recognized as a leader both regionally and nationally. We are known for the high quality of our legal and policy work, our strategic allocation of resources for maximum impact, and our professionalism and expertise. SELC is respected for our knowledge of what it takes to get results through our deep understanding of the places, politics, and culture of the South.

Above all, we invite you to partner with us in SELC’s urgent mission to keep the South healthy and beautiful today, and for the generations to come. Your financial support gives SELC the firepower to tackle complex environmental issues, take on the toughest opponents, and win.

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  • Legal name: Southern Environmental Law Center
  • Address: 201 West Main Street, Suite 14, Charlottesville, VA 22902
  • Tax ID #: 52-1436778

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To transfer stock to the Southern Environmental Law Center through our brokerage firm, contact Sandy von Thelen at D.A. Davidson at (434) 328-7643 or svonthelen@dadco.com. D.A. Davidson’s DTC number is 0361 and SELC’s account number is 7983-0141.

Donating appreciated stock to SELC is an effective way to give since SELC receives the full market value of the shares with no capital gains tax reduction.

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IRA distributions

Qualified charitable distributions (QCDs) from your IRA may be made by check or electronic transfer. To request wire or ACH electronic transfer instructions, contact the development office, (434) 977-4090 or contact us at the button below.

If you or someone you know is 70 ½ years or older, this type of donation can satisfy all or part of your minimum required distribution for the year. As one of SELC’s friends said, “Those of us who are concerned about the environment can use our IRAs now to make the largest donations we can, with the least impact on our income.”

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To request wire or ACH electronic transfer instructions, contact the development office, (434) 977-4090 or contact us at the button below.

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I personally consider SELC an essential business at this critical time. Our opponents are not letting up their attacks on bedrock environmental safeguards, and SELC has the expertise, strategies, and determination to hold the line. That’s why I give.

Alan Bailey, Savannah GA

Your support makes our wins possible

Victory for Southwest Memphis: Byhalia Pipeline is done

In a tremendous victory for Memphis, Plains All American Pipeline announced that the company was pulling the plug on the controversial Byhalia Pipeline, a proposed 49-mile pipeline that would have gone through several southwest Memphis neighborhoods to transport crude oil for export.

SELC court case secures red wolf releases into the wild

As a direct result of our legal work challenging U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, red-wolf breeding facilities just announced the release of four extremely rare red wolves into the wild in eastern North Carolina. They also reported the fostering of four red wolf pups with a female wild red wolf in the state.

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