Help support GESCA by becoming a member

 We rely on additional donations to keep our programs vibrant. For example, you can provide a full or partial ($200) scholarship to help a needy student go to Japan as an exchange student. Or you can direct your donation to support cultural events. Membership dues and donations are tax deductible as we are a 501(c)(3) organization. A receipt and our tax ID will be mailed to you once we receive your donation. Donations are accepted all year long.

We welcome new members of all ages, at any time. Members can be as active or inactive as they wish. Membership dues help us run our organization, including our two “buckets” of outreach: 1) an on-going high school exchange program with our sister city in Japan, and 2) regular Japanese cultural events.  Our dues are as follows:

Individual $20.00      Student $10.00      Senior (60+) $10.00      Family $40.00
Nonprofit $40.00      Business $50.00      Benefactor $200.00+

The Gresham-Ebetsu Sister City Association Membership Application is available for download here.

For donations to Gresham Japanese Garden, please go to for instructions.  Payments will no longer go through GESCA.

At this time we are not able to accept membership dues or donations by credit card. Please make checks out to “GESCA” and mailed to:
PO Box 1652
Gresham OR 97030
ATTN: Treasurer

Other ways to support GESCA

Patronize Gresham Ford

When you purchase a new or used vehicle at Gresham Ford, they will donate $100 to a charity of your choice.

Or they will donate 10 percent of your repair order, up to $100, to the charity of your choice.

All you have to do is ask!

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