Scott Way

Lake Leap Challenge for Giving Tuesday

I’m diving in to save our water supply! I accepted the #LakeLeapChallenge given to me by Hill Country Conservancy, to raise awareness of our imperiled drinking water.

$7,287 Raised of $2,020 Goal

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The Challenge!
The #LakeLeapChallenge is intended to draw attention to our imperiled water supply.  Our warming climate is quickly making our drought-prone region dryer.  Surface water is evaporating at alarming rates, and our growing population is quickly depleting our reservoirs.

Freezin' for a Reason!
We set a fundraising goal of $40,000 to help our water supply.  If we reach that goal, Hill Country Conservancy Board Members and executive staff will live-stream a sure-to-be entertaining leap into the cold waters of Lake Austin!

Make your gift now!
Your gift will: 

  • Direct clean surface water into our aquifers and reservoirs 
  • Reduce extreme heat by protecting plants and trees that consume carbon dioxide
  • Ensure that all people, wildlife, and plants living in and around the Hill Country continue to have enough water necessary­—not only to stay healthy, but to thrive.

Make your gift now!


Top Fundraisers

Scott Way

I’m diving in to save our water supply! I accepted the #LakeLeapChallenge given to me by Hill Country Conservancy, to raise awareness of our imperiled drinking water.

$7,286

Jennifer Wenzel

I’m diving in to save our water supply! I accepted the #LakeLeapChallenge given to me by Hill Country Conservancy, to raise awareness of our imperiled drinking water.

$4,664

Francisco Albornoz

I’m diving in to save our water supply! I accepted the #LakeLeapChallenge given to me by Hill Country Conservancy, to raise awareness of our imperiled drinking water.

$3,321

Justin Lindabury

I’m diving in to save our water supply! I accepted the #LakeLeapChallenge given to me by Hill Country Conservancy, to raise awareness of our imperiled drinking water.

$2,200

Ashley Kegley-Whitehead

I’m diving in to save our water supply! I accepted the #LakeLeapChallenge given to me by Hill Country Conservancy, to raise awareness of our imperiled water supply.

$2,194

Larry Graham

I’m diving in to save our water supply! I accepted the #LakeLeapChallenge given to me by Hill Country Conservancy, to raise awareness of our imperiled drinking water.

$1,851

Thank You Donors!

Carol Snowden

February 28, 2021

$20

Carol Snowden

January 28, 2021

$20

Carol Snowden

December 28, 2020

$20

Kristin Segelke

December 23, 2020

$51

Noah Bartsch

December 5, 2020

$103

David Todd

December 4, 2020

$103

Jimmy Alan Hall

December 3, 2020

$26

Roberta Holland

December 3, 2020

$51

Amy Anton

December 3, 2020

$103

Leslie Wilsom

December 3, 2020

$103

Laura Godfrey

December 2, 2020

$103

Romy Cassack

December 2, 2020

$26

Russ Denton

December 2, 2020

$103

Lucian Morehead

December 2, 2020

$103

Baker Mitchell

December 2, 2020

$206

Katie Pierce

December 2, 2020

$26

Russell Jones

December 1, 2020

$26

Drew Powell

December 1, 2020

$51

Hill Country Conservancy

Hill Country Conservancy protects large strategic tracts of open space that conserve critical water features, provides much needed recreational access to nature via the Violet Crown Trail, and promotes a conservation ethic by cultivating awareness and transforming our community.