How do I donate?

Washington Explorer Search and Rescue, Pierce County Unit is a 501(c)(3) non-profit public charity. We are staffed by volunteers and funded by donations. Please consider making a tax-deductible donation, our EIN is: 43-1969389


Help us raise funds for a new rescue vehicle, new radios, and other much needed equipment to help keep us mission ready!



Make checks payable to PCESAR and mailed to

PO Box 11322
Tacoma WA 98411

Amazon Smile

Shop at smile.amazon.com and Amazon will donate 0.5% of each sale to the charity of your choice. Use the following link to choose Washington Explorer Search and Rescue Pierce County Unit as your charity:


Don't forget, you must use smile.amazon.com for this to work! Amazon.com purchases don't count. If you want, install a tool like Smile Always to automatically redirect you to smile.amazon.com.

Please don't purchase from Amazon solely to support us. There are far more efficient ways to donate than via an Amazon sale. We provide this link so that existing Amazon customers can get the most out of their purchase.


Our greatest need is volunteers. Please consider supporting PCESAR with your time:  In addition to searchers, we have lots of administration needs as well!