Donate to Holden Village


Support Holden Village

You are a part of the Holden Village legacy. Throughout our history, Holden has depended on hard work and generous financial support from people like you. Learn how you make a difference.

Your gift helps people practice community both within the Village and in the greater world.  You help Holden Village welcome all people into the wilderness to form and renew their relationships with God, the earth, and each other. Thank you!

Why Give to Holden Village?

Because of generous donors like you, we can provide:

  • Invigorating discussions with expert teaching faculty on topics including ecology, art, justice, theology, and more! 
  • Sessions with visiting musicians and artists
  • Top-notch programming such as Women’s Retreat, May Youth Weekends, and more!
  • Materials for our Art Studios and equipment for the Hike Haus
  • Comfortable beds for hundreds of Villagers each week
  • January term programming for college and seminary students
  • Stipends/salaries and benefits to the seasonal and long-term volunteers and employees whose skills, leadership, and hard work operate the historic, off-the-grid Village infrastructure and make the Holden experience possible   
  • Opportunities to visit for volunteers, guests, and all those who have yet to experience Holden Village!


It is expensive to operate a remote mountain Village and guest fees cover only 60% of the cost of operating the Village. When you donate to Holden Village, your gift makes up the difference and sustains this one-of-a-kind place in the wilderness. Your support helps us expand welcome to those who have yet to visit.

Ways to Donate

Visit our secure online donation page to make your gift with a credit or debit card. Your gift makes programming and daily life at Holden Village possible!

Set up your monthly or yearly gift with your credit/debit card through our secure online giving page.  you become a sustaining member of the Holden community, your regular, faithful giving supports the ongoing operations and mission of Holden Village. Your recurring gift helps us plan budgets and projects for the future, knowing that we can count on your generosity. Your continued gifts support the Holden community for generations to come. 

You can transform the future of Holden Village for future generations! The easiest ways to include Holden Village in an estate plan are:

  • Make Holden a beneficiary of all or part of an IRA, insurance policy, or a retirement plan that has beneficiaries
  • Designate a savings account as a transfer on death (TOD)
  • Include Holden as a beneficiary of your will or trust


  1. Contact Contact our development team at for additional information or to chat more about the different options for including Holden Village in your will or estate plan.
  2. Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
  3. If you include Holden in your plans, please use our legal name, Holden Village, and federal tax ID, EIN #91-6018658.


Holden Village
HC O Box 2, Chelan, WA 98816

Mail checks to:

Holden Village
Attn: Contributions
HC 0 Box 2
Chelan, WA 98816-9769

October 4-8, 2023

Holden Village’s biggest annual fundraiser event is back for the fourth year! The all online silent auction helps keep the daily operations and programs of the Village running.

The Jubilee Auction also gives you the opportunity to donate to specific needs or projects, such as the Indigenous Artist-in-Residence program, a portable cardiac monitor, and more new mattresses. 

Whether you live close by or far away, whether you’ve recently visited or it has been a long time or you have never visited Holden, YOU can feel connected to the Village by participating in the Jubilee Auction. Thank you for sustaining Holden Village’s operations and expanding welcome to those who have yet to visit.

All proceeds support Holden Village, so you can enjoy bidding on fun items and experiences for yourself or as gifts, all while sustaining Holden’s mission.

View Items & Register to Bid in the Jubilee Auction

Simply click on the “View/Buy” button to purchase the item online. Please make sure to ship the item(s) directly to Holden Village at HC 0 Box 2, Chelan, WA 98816. You also have the option to purchase any item(s) from another site if you so choose. If you use another site, we deeply appreciate your care in attempting to source item(s) from ethical and sustainable companies and matching item specifications to ensure that the item(s) purchased can actually be used at Holden Village!

Holden Village is grateful to partner with Third Place Books in Seattle to offer wish lists of books that can be purchased and shipped directly to the Village. Your generosity updates the Library with new books and makes the collection more inclusive and welcoming for people of all ages!

Holden Village would like to thank you for your donations of books through the Wish Lists! If you purchase books through the Wish Lists, please email so that we may send you a note of our deep appreciation and tax deduction information. If you do not email us, we do not have any way of knowing who donated books when they are shipped to us.

  • Thrivent Choice
    • If you are a member of Thrivent Financial, you may be eligible to recommend where Thrivent donates a portion of its charitable giving.
    • Simply visit the Thrivent Choice website, click on the tab that says “Direct Choice Dollars,” log in to your account, and select Holden Village as the organization to which you would like to direct Choice Dollars.
  • Stock Gifts

Your gifts of goods and services help offset operating expenses that occur throughout the year. Before making an in-kind gift to Holden Village, please email our development team at to ensure that Holden is able to utilize your gift.


We would love to hear from you! If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our development team at

Holden Village is a 501(c)(3) organization EIN #91-6018658.

Click here to view our most current 990 Public Disclosure Form.  


Holden Village is a community where your questions are valued and encouraged. Most programs led by visiting teaching faculty occur during the summer months. However, Holden also invites faculty to teach sessions for special events and retreats throughout the rest of the year.
Check out a list of the 2024 Summer Faculty.