The Dawes Arboretum welcomes donations made in honor or in memory of a loved one or special event and planned gifts which allow our most committed supporters to make the gift of a lifetime.
Tribute program highlights follow. All of the tributes below include the addition of an honored individual’s name on a plaque in our Visitors Center and notice posted in our newsletter.
- Tree Planting – $250 (your gift is used to support planting unmarked trees in our natural and restored ecosystems and notice is sent to a loved one)
- Honorary Plant – $1,000 (a laser engraved label is placed at an established tree or shrub and notice sent to a loved one)
- Honorary Bench – $3,000 (a laser engraved label is mounted on a newly placed bench and notice sent to a loved one)
- Accommodation of Ashes – $5,000 (accommodates final resting place for ashes including a laser engraved label placed at an established plant)
Click here for the Memorials & Tributes brochure with additional details or contact us at 800.44.DAWES or firstname.lastname@example.org. If your loved one had a favorite garden or aspect of The Arboretum, the Director of Development can help you customize a memorial gift that will be the most meaningful to you, beyond the options listed above.