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Become Member of REAL

Be one of “REAL People Taking REAL Action to Protect our Environment”   

Join other concerned citizens who want to protect and improve the environment here in Lanark, Leeds and Grenville.

  • Help us protect our drinking water, our groundwater, rivers and lakes.
  • Help us energy more wisely and reduce the effects of climate change.
  • Help us most out of garbage, the instead sending it landfills.
  • Help us provide opportunities for residents to learn more ways to protect the environment.
  • Help us continue what we have started.

Download PDF Membership Form

About Becoming Member

Active or Supportive? Members may choose to supportive or active members. Actives members will these contacted by REAL may determine their areas of interest, and suggest volunteer opportunities with REAL. Supportive members are kept informed of REAL’s activities the newsletter and REAL notices. mailbox

Our Newsletter and Notices  Members receive five issues of our newsletter, the REAL Update, per year via Canada Post or email.  Members with e-mail receive periodic notices of REAL events, volunteer opportunities, issues, or other regional  events. 

Our Membership List. REAL maintains a MailChimp mailing list.  You may sign up yourself using the this link, or ask us to add you to the list.  You can unsubscribe at any time.  REAL does not share our list with other organizations.

Membership Term and Rights. Memberships are effective for calendar year. Members are invited to renew the membership each February, and to vote at Annual General Meeting held each June.

What Next? Annual membership rates summarized below.

REAL Membership Rates 
Partners in Future (schools)
Associate (non-profits)
Corporate (business & professional)

We appreciate your support and welcome your input.

You have four payment options: cheque, Canada Helps, PayPal or interac-transfer.

Pay by Cheque

Download, print and complete the PDF Membership Form. Mail your cheque to Rideau Environmental Action League at Box address given on form, or leave your cheque and the black mailbox at front of REAL Deal, 85 William St. W., Smiths Falls. You could also leave cash with the Store Manager or cashier at store during store hours if you prefer.

Note: We not receive mail at 85 William St., so do not mail it there!

Renew by E-Transfer

E-transfer your membership fee to [email protected]. Choose security question which for “greenmoney” is answer. Include your name and the word “renewal” in comment field. Are new member wanting to pay by etransfer, please complete the online form (link provided below) or provide the information from membership in email to Karen Shecter [email protected].

NEW! Renew with Canada Helps with Credit Card

Use this link to renew your membership and have option of including donation. Your charitable receipt will to mailed you immediately by Canada Helps.

Pay by PayPal with Credit Card

You may use PayPal to submit your membership fee. You not require PayPal account. Check the membership type you would like.

You may also choose to include a donation. If paying by PayPal or e-transfer, a manual tax receipt will be mailed to you by Canada Post. If you would like immediate tax receipt, see donation page to donates the CanadaHelps.org.

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Make Donation Only

If you would like immediate tax receipt, see donation page to donates the CanadaHelps.org us credit card.

Canada Helps Donation

REAL Welcomes Volunteers!

What have few hours to spare, or can involved, on weekly basis, you part of efforts, to protect local environment. It is not necessary to become member in order to volunteer.

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