Feather Our Nest

Every year, Feather Our Nest bolsters our commitment to inspiring current and future generations to care for the natural world.

Event Details

Presented by the Fontenelle Forest Guild, the event solidifies funding for the following year’s educational programs, which can be a real difference maker.

As it stands now, over 40,000 children explore the wonders of the forest here each year, experiences that would otherwise not likely have been possible.

Saturday, April 14
VIP reception at 5:30-6:30
Silent Auction starts at 6:30
Dinner and Live Auction at 7:30
Omaha Marriott Downtown at the Capitol District
222 N 10th Street

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Join Us!

Join the Fontenelle Forest Guild and Honorary Chairs Rick and Carol Russell for our largest fundraising event of the year – Feather Our Nest! Come celebrate and support our education, conservation, and recreational programs. Experience an evening, carefully crafted by co-chairs, Jenny Doyle, Brett Jaros, Megan Gillian, and their dedicated committees. Enjoy dinner, drinks, and live music, bid on a silent auction item perfect for you, or choose to experience one of our unique live auction packages. Your presence helps ensure that each year more than 40,000 children visit the Forest, 600 raptors will be rescued and rehabilitated, 2,000 acres of natural land will be preserved and over 100,000 people just like you can continue to enjoy the quiet wild that Fontenelle Forest brings to our community.

The Fontenelle Forest Guild is a volunteer support organization that was established in 1969 to promote the advancement and growth of Fontenelle Forest. The Guild is dedicated to protecting and preserving all Fontenelle Forest properties and to supporting and promoting their educational activities and programs. For more information about the Fontenelle Forest Guild and how you can become a member, click here.

VIP tickets are $200 and include a special VIP reception before the event.
Individual tickets are $150.

Corporate and Table Sponsorships

Oak Tree Sponsorships $25,000

  • Two Tables of 8
  • VIP tickets for 16 including invites to an exclusive VIP Party immediately preceding the event
  • Logo in program, on signage, and in OneCause
  • Acknowledgement on Fontenelle Forest’s website, The Leaflet, social media, and in
  • Fontenelle Forest’s weekly e-blasts reaching 8,000+ households
  • If your sponsorship is received by March 1, 2018, logo will also be included on official invitation

Hawthorn Tree Sponsorship $10,000

  • One Table of 8
  • VIP tickets for 8 including invites to an exclusive VIP Party immediately preceding the event
  • Logo in program, on signage, and in OneCause
  • Acknowledgement on Fontenelle Forest’s website, social media, and in Fontenelle Forest’s weekly e-blasts reaching 8,000+ households

Hickory Tree Sponsorships $5,000

  • One Table of 8
  • VIP tickets for 8 including invites to an exclusive VIP Party immediately preceding the event
  • Logo in program, on signage, and in OneCause
  • Acknowledgement on Fontenelle Forest’s website, social media, and in Fontenelle Forest’s weekly e-blasts reaching 8,000+ households

Linden Tree Sponsorship $2,500

  • One Table of 8
  • Logo in program, on signage, and in OneCause
  • Acknowledgement on Fontenelle Forest’s website, social media, and in Fontenelle Forest’s weekly e-blasts reaching 8,000+ households

Black Walnut Tree Sponsorship $1,500

  • One Table of 8
  • Logo in program and on signage
  • Acknowledgement on Fontenelle Forest’s website

Elm Tree Sponsorship $1,000

  • Logo in program and on signage
  • Acknowledgement on Fontenelle Forest’s website
  • (Note: this does not include tickets to the event)

For more information or questions, please contact Bettia Turner at bturner@fontenelleforest.org or 402-731-0927.

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