Currently, we’ve partnered with the Red Oak Rain Garden to raise funds for project improvements. Joining us is the Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation, who will match every donor dollar with three more dollars.

GARDEN IMPROVEMENT PLANS: Your gift goes towards garden improvements that benefit both human and wildlife visitors. Plans are to build a boardwalk so people can easily move from one side of the garden to the other. Additionally, early-blooming plants will be established to provide welcome nourishment for birds and pollinators returning after winter. Below is a rendering of the completed project.

Rendering of completed project

To Give By Mail: Find instructions here.

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Gifts to CCDC Foundation are tax deductible.  

  • All gifts at $100 or more will be acknowledged on the Red Oak Rain Garden website as Bridge Donors.
  • Donors at $250 and above will also receive set of greeting cards featuring beautiful, garden inspired mosaics made by University of Illinois ceramics students.
  • Donors at $500 or more will receive a special Berries & Flour gift basket filled with handcrafted local harvest goods.

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Help make the tree green!
We’ve raised two-thirds of our $7,000 goal. Make a difference with your gift.

GIVE TODAY FOR MORE IMPACT: Thanks to a grant from the Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation, all gifts – no matter the size – are matched 3 to 1 until we meet our goal of $7,000. For example, $100 is matched with $300; $250 is matched with $750; $500 is matched with $1500; and so on. Thank you for making a difference!

Gifts to CCDC Foundation are tax deductible.