Lower Mississippi River Foundation


Current Volunteer Opportunities

  • -Afterschool Programs- Tuesday and Thursday from 3-6. Volunteers can help with homework, lead games, and activities or teach outdoor skills.

  • Field Trips- Volunteers help deliver programs about the river to small groups.  Usually during the school day so a great opportunity if you have a flexible schedule.

  • Fundraising and Marketing-  There are various ways you can help us raise funds for LMRF from folding letters to planning events.


Become an Advocate

Visit one of our partner organizations to learn about ways you can help protect the river

American Rivers is working to protect 200,000 acres of wetlands in the Mississippi floodplain.

Read a blog post by John Ruskey about Most Endagered River of 2018–The Big Sunflower River. Click below to read it!


1Mississippi shares a monthly newsletter with information on threats facing the Mississippi if you become a River Citizen