Friends of Lower Haw River State Natural Area is operating as a local chapter under the umbrella of North Carolina Friends of State Parks, Inc., a nonprofit tax-exempt charitable organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.  Donations to our local chapter are tax deductible as allowed by law.

When you donate online, the PayPal receipt will say "Friends of State Parks, Inc." at the top but in the "Donation Details" section you will see "Purpose: Friends of Lower Haw River" that lets you know your entire donation goes to our local chapter.