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to Support the Ministry of Deer Run


There are many opportunities for being involved through giving your time and talents at Deer Run, as well as ways to give financially.

Visit Deer Run for a personal tour and experience how God has transformed the wilderness into a place of fellowship. Learn about how you can become part of the Deer Run Story and God’s Story to impact future generations for Christ.

To schedule a personal tour, call (615) 794-2918 or email Contact@DeerRun.camp. You may also contact our president and founder David Gibson at DavidG@DeerRun.camp / (615) 566-0026 who would enjoy spending time with you to answer your questions about giving and the vision and future of Deer Run plus give you more detailed information about the impact of the ministry.


Visit our Volunteer Page for more information about opportunities to be involved year-round in such areas as serving meals, construction, events, etc. or for more information about serving as a summer camp nurse.


Singular Giving: A non-recurring gift of any amount.
Monthly or Scheduled Giving: A recurring, monthly or other regularly scheduled gift of any amount.
Organizational Giving: Gives businesses of all sizes, as well as ministries, churches, Christian schools and other like-minded organizations, the opportunity to both support the ministry of Deer Run and reach our guests and camper families with their message. Some examples are: sponsorship of facilities and fundraising events, a year-round, on-site presence at Deer Run, special messaging opportunities and vendor/exhibit tables at Deer Run events.
Gifts of Stock, Real Estate or Other Property, Business Interests, Securities, and Other Non-Cash Assets: Contact David Gibson, Deer Run Founder & President. Call him at (615) 566-0026 or email him at DavidG@DeerRun.camp.

For more information about giving, see our Donor FAQ pdf.

Per IRS Guidelines: All contributions to Deer Run Retreat Center (dba: Deer Run Camps & Retreats) are income tax deductible and made with the understanding that Deer Run Retreat Center has complete discretion and control over the use of all donated funds.


Register Your Kroger Plus Card and search for Deer Run under “Community Rewards.” Every time you make a purchase, funds are automatically donated to Deer Run’s Scholarship Fund.

Use Amazon-Smile when you shop online with Amazon. Under “My Account Settings” choose Deer Run Retreat Center as your charity. Bookmark “amazonsmile” as your go-to for shopping online and each time you make a purchase, funds are automatically donated to Deer Run’s Scholarship Fund.

Consider donating your car, truck, ATV or RV for a tax deduction. Deer Run will use these to accomplish our mission or sell your donated vehicle and use the funds for scholarships. Find out more about donating a vehicle by visiting Charity Navigator. Contact David Gibson at (615) 566-0026 if you have questions or a vehicle to donate.


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