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3501 New York Ave NE
Washington, DC, 20002
United States

202-245-2709

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Sponsor

Sponsor the Washington Youth Garden

NOTE- WE ARE UNABLE TO ACCEPT ONLINE DONATIONS SEPT. 2 THROUGH SEPT. 5 AS WE UNDERGO MAINTENANCE ON OUR WEBSITE. WE’RE SO SORRY FOR THIS INCONVENIENCE. PLEASE SEE OTHER WAYS TO DONATE OR EMAIL US AT INFO@FONA.ORG FOR MORE INFORMATION!

WYG Strolling Supper – Celebrating 45 Years
October 6, 2016
As THE annual fundraising event, Washington Youth Garden’s Strolling Supper will celebrate 45 years working with the Washington, DC community!  The Strolling Supper features great food from local chefs and restaurants, live music, and fresh recipes from the Washington Youth Garden; a silent auction, and much more. This event is a way to engage and connect with our community, bond with fellow stewards of the environment, and celebrate 45 years of creating memorable outdoor learning experiences for youth. Sow the seeds to help us grow another 45 years. 

Sponsorship levels:

$10,000 - THE SEED

Support at this level will: enable Washington Youth Garden to expand it's hands-on environmental programs into other collections of the US National Arboretum to include educational themes, such as Watershed Restoration and Invasive vs. Native Plants! Help us expand our SPROUT program to improve environmental  literacy among DC youth. You are the seed, ensuring the next generation growth!

What you get:

  • Host a private evening at the Washington Youth Garden Pavilion in 2017 (for no more than 30 people, catering not provided, date dependent on programming).
  • A table for 8 to the FONA Dinner Under the Stars in June 2017
  • Admission for 10 to the Strolling Supper on Oct. 6, 2016
  • Plus all other items listed below 

$5,000 - The Fruit

Support at this level will: cover the stipend for one full time FoodCorps Service Member to work at one of our Garden Science partner schools for the 2016-17 school year . The FoodCorps Service Member teaches students to grow and maintain their own school garden, and your contribution will provide over 150 hands-on garden science and cooking lessons for students throughout the school year. You are The Fruit, sharing the sweetness of the garden with DC Students right in their own school year!

What you get:

  • Private hands-on tour of our Demonstration Garden for 10 people
  • 4 tickets to the FONA Dinner Under the Stars in June 2017
  • Admission for 6 to the Strolling Supper
  • Plus all other items listed below

$2,500 - THE FLOWER

Support at this level will: go toward the construction of 5 new cedar garden beds at one of our Garden Science partner schools; lumber, compost, seeds and all! We have two new partner schools: Smother Elementary School  (ward 7) and Bishop Walker School for Boys (ward 8) that need your help to get them started growing. You are The Flower helping bring busy bees into our gardens!

What you get: 

  • Free Admission to one Family Garden Day
  • 2 tickets to the FONA Dinner Under the Stars in June 2017
  • Admission for 5 to the Strolling Supper
  • Plus all other items listed below

 

$1,000 - THE LEAF

Support at this level will: cover the stipend for 1 Green Ambassador. Our 15 Green Ambassadors high school interns work hard in the garden for 6 weeks during the summer, gaining the skills and awareness they need to be Green Ambassadors in their communities. You are The Leaf, converting your financial resources into the energy that fuels our Green Ambassadors to learn and grow! 

  • Recognition as a Sponsor in Arbor Friends
  • Admission for 3 to the Strolling Supper
  • Plus all other items listed below

$500 - THE STEM

Support at this level will: allow a class from a low-income school to come visit the Washington Youth Garden for a memorable and hands-on outdoor garden experience as part of our SPROUT field trip program. You are The Stem, transporting students to learn in other areas of the city

  • Your name, or organization & logo listed on the WYG website 
  • Opportunity to put organizational information on an information table at the event
  • Admission for 2 to the Strolling Supper
  • Plus all other items listed below

 

$250 - THE ROOT

Support at this level will:  replace any old broken gardening tools; and purchase new cooking equipment and utensils for hands-on and nutrition lessons at our gardens. You are The Root, the foundation of  our community and necessary  for the success of the whole program! 

  • Your name or organization & and logo, displayed during the Strolling Supper
  • Recognition as a Sponsor in the WYG e-newsletter and on all social media outlets

Support washington youth garden by becoming a sponsor 

Our goal is to raise $45,000 for our 45th year

Please choose a sponsorship level:

$10,000 - The Seed

$5,000 - The Fruit

$2,500 - The Flower

$1,000 - The Leaf

$500 - The Stem

$250 - The Root


Payments are processed through our PayPal Account (hosted by FONA)

 

WYG is a program of The Friends of the National Arboretum, a registered 501(c)3 organization (52-1257712). Should you have any further questions about sponsoring The Strolling Supper please contact:

Lindsey Rietkerk
Events Manager and Dvelopment Coordinator
Friends of the National Arboretum
(202) 544-8733                                                           lreitnkerk@fona.org
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