For 126 years, Lick Observatory has defined the cutting edge of astronomical research, technology development, and public education. Our paramount goal is to continue these pursuits for decades to come.
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Initiate a longer-term relationship with Lick Observatory and at the same time receive valuable benefits by joining Friends of Lick Observatory (FoLO).
The Friends of Lick Observatory (FoLO) supports Lick through fund-raising and community outreach. FoLO also offers members many opportunities to participate in the Lick community and enjoy special connections with the telescopes, scientists, and science programs. Friends of Lick Observatory offers membership levels to suit everyone!
Gifts of all sizes are appreciated. All gifts to Lick Observatory are processed through the UC Santa Cruz Foundation.
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If you would prefer to send a check, please mail it to:UCO/Lick Observatory
Checks should be made out to the UC Santa Cruz Foundation with Lick Observatory written in the memo line or on another sheet of paper. Please note that the UC Observatories (which includes Lick) are headquartered at UC Santa Cruz and operate on behalf of the entire University of California system.
If you would like to speak with someone in more detail about the specific needs at Lick Observatory, please contact Rebecca Zeilon, Sr. Director of Development at 831-459-4240 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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