There are many ways you can support the MREA.


Financial contributions are a much-appreciated form of support. All donations help us to develop and maintain our educational programs and facilities. Not only will you have great karma, but your donations are tax deductible, as the MREA is a 501(c )(3) non-profit organization. Donate today!


We love our Members! Joining as a MREA member is yet another means of support. Join today as a Personal and/or Business member, and you’ll receive all the perks of being an MREA member that may include: discounted workshops, discounted merchandise, free admission to The Energy Fair, free advertising, and more! All membership proceeds help us develop and maintain our educational programs and facilities.


Committing your time to the MREA is a fantastic way to show your support! Volunteers are always welcome to help with many tasks from daily office work to outdoor facilities projects such as Move Some Earth Day. Don’t forget to volunteer for The Annual Energy Fair! Click here for more information.


Do you have the gift of gab? Join our MREA Street Team and support us by promoting our Workshops, The Energy Fair, Solar Tour, Solar Thermal Conference, and everything else that you love about the MREA. Sign up today for your free MREA Street Team Kit!


Planned Giving is yet another method of support. Bequests, or naming the MREA as a beneficiary in your will or trust document is the most common form of planned giving. This is an opportunity to support what you value beyond your lifetime. For many, a bequest is a means of making a much larger gift than possible while you are still drawing an income from your investments. You may also direct your bequest to our Scholarship Fund.


Congress extended the Charitable IRA Rollover, which allows donors over the age of 70-1/2 to make direct gifts to charities from their IRA. If you are age 70-1/2 or older, you can use this option to support MREA with tax-wise gifts of up to $100,000.

When you talk to your financial advisor or IRA agency to request a charitable rollover, the following information may be helpful. Charitable contributions to MREA are directed to:

The Midwest Renewable Energy Association
7558 Deer Rd
Custer, WI 54423
Phone: 715-592-6595
Fax: 715-592-6596
Tax ID: 39-1666119
Established 1990

To ensure quick processing of your IRA contribution, simply give MREA a call indicating that your Charitable IRA Rollover is to be used for MREA.

For more information, contact: Gina Miresse, Communications Director at or 715-592-6595 ext. 113


The MREA is now a non-profit partner of 1% for the Planet, an alliance of over 1,380 member companies in 43 countries that give one percent of revenues to environmental causes. Click here to find out how you can help the cause!

Thank you so much for your support!