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About Our Auction
Typically the annual Watershed Gala event and its associated silent and live auctions are the largest fundraiser for the MountainTrue western regional office and our programs in the Hiwassee River watershed. Since we can't safely gather in person this year, we're trying an online auction fundraiser to supplement our free virtual celebration and award ceremony planned for February 25th at 6pm.
OUR MISSION: MountainTrue champions resilient forests, clean waters and healthy communities in the Southern Blue Ridge. mountaintrue.org
OUR VISION: MountainTrue envisions thriving communities in our mountain region that are connected to and help sustain both each other and our natural environment. To achieve this, MountainTrue fosters and empowers residents throughout the region to engage in community planning, policy and project advocacy, and on-the-ground projects.
We value social and environmental justice and believe that all people have the right to live in healthy communities. We are committed to working towards vibrant, connected, equitable communities where everyone can enjoy lives that are healthy, full of opportunity, free from oppression, and enriched by our region’s natural environment.
We value the integrity of natural systems – air, land, water, and native plants and animals – and believe in protecting and restoring them for the benefit of all generations.
We value mountain communities that are vibrant, livable, and respectful of their connection to and dependence on the region’s natural environment.
We value the unique environment of the Southern Blue Ridge Mountains and believe our regional perspective enhances both regional and community-based solutions to shared problems.
We value community engagement in principled advocacy and believe both sound public policy and responsible individual actions are needed to protect both our natural environment and the communities we live in.
We value collaboration and believe working with diverse constituencies is fundamental to MountainTrue’s success.
We value integrity, equity, expertise, flexibility, accountability, and transparency in all activities and operations.