Andrea Michelbach's Fundraising Page
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I grew up in a family of birders but turned my nose up at it during my youth. It wasn't until I was an adult that I really started to care about preserving that natural world and making sure others had access to it. Now, as a staff member at Tahoma Audubon, I get to learn every day from our knowledgable members and to work for the well-being of birds, their habitats and the people who love them.

For my Birdathon, I'll be going on two trips: one warm-up on May 3 to Titlow Park, a favorite place to walk in Tacoma, and one on May 7 to Gray's Harbor and Ocean Shores. On May 3, I expect to see around 20 bird species, and on May 7 around 70. You can make a flat donation to my Birdathon now or a per-species pledge with a donation after my trip. If you'd like to pledge per species, please email me at

Thank you! 

Andrea Michelbach, Development & Community Engagement Coordinator, Tahoma Audubon


ABOUT 2016 Birdathon

Birdathon is Tahoma Audubon Society's annual community fundraiser, but instead of counting miles, like you might for a walkathon, our "Birdathoners" count birds. This year, we have raised $21,000 to connect people in Pierce County with nature and to preserve local habitats for birds, other wildlife and future generations. You can help us go above and beyond to meet our stretch goal of $26,000!

Be the wind beneath our Birdathoners' wings 
by making a donation today!

Donations are fully tax-deductible, and all funds go to Tahoma Audubon Society.
To learn more about Birdathon, visit our website
Name Date Amount Comments
Emily Sanchez 06/09/2016 $25.00 Yay my birding friend!
Dorothy & Langston Weinberg 05/25/2016 $75.00  
Jessica Bellingham 05/06/2016 $10.00  
Zaira Arredondo 05/05/2016 $20.00  
Anonymous Friend 05/04/2016 $25.00  
Roxann & Steve Graber 05/04/2016 $100.00 Happy birding!
Tammy McGuire 05/04/2016 $10.00 Keep up the good work!
Anna Leske 05/04/2016 $15.00  
Lacy Paine 05/04/2016 $50.00  
Kaylan Petrie 05/04/2016 $20.00 Thanks you for protecting wildlife!
Jesse Scott 05/03/2016 $25.00
Diana Ching 05/01/2016 $25.00 good luck and have fun!
Bonnie & Tony Henneberg 05/01/2016 $75.00  
Albert & Kathleen Michelbach 05/01/2016 $100.00  
Susan Whitaker 04/30/2016 $50.00 I'm always proud of you and of what you do. Good luck on this project as well.
Carole Horst 04/29/2016 $30.00 Keep up the good work, Andrea!
Megan Jablonski 04/28/2016 $50.00 I love you, and I love what you're doing! Keep it up!
Anonymous Friend 04/28/2016 $25.00 Tweet tweet.
April Godwin 04/27/2016 $50.00 I hope you reach your goal!
Anonymous Friend 04/27/2016 $50.00 I'm sure this is making your dad very happy...and proud. The apple does not fall far from the tree!
Donna Fritz 04/27/2016 $50.00 Glad you find something you love . . . maybe you imprinted on your Dad without knowing it.
Beatrix Holt 04/26/2016 $25.00  
Alison Weinberg 04/26/2016 $50.00  
Kary Beckner 04/26/2016 $100.00 I love that you have this job and are doing the birdathons. Have a great time, Andrea!
Barbara Dietrich 04/26/2016 $50.00 Good Luck Andrea!
Carrie Plank 04/25/2016 $20.00 See all the birds! All of them!
Leslie Pierson 04/25/2016 $100.00  
Paul Johnson 04/25/2016 $25.00 Hooray for birds!
Larissa Hamel 03/22/2016 $25.00  
Travis Windleharth 03/22/2016 $5.00  
Deena Lewis 03/22/2016 $20.00 from your #1 fan!
Arthur Rathbun 03/22/2016 $30.00 Bird on!
Mary Lynn 03/22/2016 $25.00 Loved little you holding the bird book!
Ron Stout 03/22/2016 $50.00 You go girl!
  Total $1,405.00  
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