Interested in supporting the work that Kitsap WESAR does? We rely on grants and public donations to purchase everything from the fuel for our unit vehicles to the high-powered radios we use in the field.

Landing Zone at King County Search
Searchers prepare to board a helicopter near Denny Creek in the Cascades

There are many ways to donate to our unit and all donations are tax deductible.


We accept donations on Facebook. When donating through Facebook, all fees are covered by Facebook, meaning we get 100% of your donation just like donating by cash or check.

You can also start a fundraiser to benefit Kitsap WESAR on Facebook.

Cash or Personal Check

You may donate using cash or a personal check by either contacting us to arrange a place to drop off your donation or mailing your donation to:

Washington Explorer Search and Rescue – Kitsap Unit
P.O. Box 3191
Silverdale, WA 98383

Amazon Smile

Shop online at Amazon? Use the Kitsap WESAR Amazon Smile link to do your online shopping and Amazon will donate a small portion of your purchase amount to our unit.

Fred Meyer Community Rewards

Shop at Fred Meyer? Link your Fred Meyer Rewards Card to our organization either by searching for us by name (“Washington Explorer Search and Rescue – Kitsap Unit”) or by our non-profit number 93648. This requires no additional purchase from you – linking your Rewards Card only helps Fred Meyer determine which non-profits to donate to. For more information, visit


Donations can be made via credit card by clicking the PayPal button below.

Combined Federal Campaign (CFC)

Military personnel and federal employees can make donations via the Combined Federal Campaign. The CFC number for Kitsap WESAR is #69058.

Kitsap Great Give

The Kitsap Great Give is a single day each year, usually in late April or early May, when donors can donate to Kitsap WESAR and event sponsors will boost your donation with a bonus pool. For more information, visit


Crossing the creek
Searchers cross an overflowing creek near the Bogachiel River in the Olympics