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Leach Botanical Garden only exists today because of the individual commitment of many people. For the past thirty-nine years, Leach Garden Friends has kept the Garden open to the public and true to the legacy of John and Lilla Leach, who created the spirit of “Sleepy Hollow” and collected and planted the botanical specimens which make this place unique.

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Today approximately one hundred active volunteers and over five hundred members and business sponsors carry that tradition forward. This support is critical to Leach Botanical Garden as we begin to shape its next thirty years.

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Giving ONline

Our online transactions are quick, easy and secure. Helping us stay efficient and keep costs low means we can put more of every dollar right back into growing this amazing legacy for future generations.

Giving By Check

You can drop off checks in-person during normal business hours, use our on-site dropbox or mail it to us directly:
Leach Garden Friends
6704 SE 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236

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Your donations help us grow our gardens, develop new events and services, raise awareness, expand our community, and maintain the core values set before us by our founders so many years ago.  

Together, we’re working to ensure that the Garden reflects values which are part of the Leach legacy. The Board of Directors has articulated these values as follows:

Stewardship: cultivate and nurture a living legacy.
Connection: celebrate the relationship of humans to nature.
Inspiration: excite the imagination.

Curiosity: stimulate engaged learning.
Discovery: promote involvement in the natural sciences.
Beauty: provide a place of tranquility and respite.

Inclusion: create a welcoming space where all belong.
Collaboration: maximize resources to ensure excellence.
Sustainability: operate with fiscal and environmental responsibility.

Donations to Leach Botanical Garden (#93-0807685) are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. 

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