Are you an environmentally focused organization or company that wants to help Appalachian communities? Sponsor The Mountain Defender today!

The Mountain Defender is a publication of United Mountain Defense, a nonprofit organization that works to protect Tennessee’s watersheds, air, mountains, and people from the effects of mountaintop removal coal mining.

Sponsoring The Mountain Defender connects you to a community of people & businesses that want to take care of our mountains and rivers as much as you do. Our four levels of sponsorship allow you to choose the amount of giving that’s right for you. All levels of giving are considered tax-deductible donations, and we recognize our sponsors in the newspaper. When you sponsor The Mountain Defender, you are supporting independent environmental journalism in Appalachia. Now that’s something that can really make a difference!

We need your help to protect the mountains and communities of Appalachia. Please become a sponsor of The Mountain Defender today!

Mountain Hugger: $20

Mountain Lover: $50

Mountain Steward: $100-$200

Mountain Defender: $200+

If you make a PayPal donation, please contact us with your sponsorship information via e.mail or mail.

 If you’d like to send a check: United Mountain Defense • P.O. Box 20363 Knoxville, TN 37920 • e.mail: