GiveSTL Day
24 hours of giving

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May 2, 2018

Look what we did in a day! With you, the EarthWays Center of the Garden raised more than $10,000 on Give STL Day, and our community raised more than $2.4 million for nonprofits around the region. Thank you! 

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Celebrating the EarthWays Center

The EarthWays Center IS sustainability. Every day, we work to help even more people across St. Louis recycle, be more energy efficient, and increase biodiversity in your own backyards. As the Garden's sustainability division, we want everyone to understand the links between our behavior and the health of our living Earth.

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Sunflower+ Project: StL

For Give STL Day 2018, EarthWays is focusing on sunflowers!

The Sunflower+ Project: StL is a winner of the St. Louis Sustainable Land Lab Design Competition. For five years, the team has planted sunflowers on vacant, urban land. The project combines the power of plants and sustainability with biodiversity, pollinator awareness, and community.

Thanks to our matching gift donors!

Double the impact of your gift, thanks to our matching gift donors. The first $2,500 donated to support EarthWays on Give STL Day was matched by:
Garrett Paper
Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance
Sitton Energy Solutions
SWT Design


What Can We Do in a Day?

Here's what the EarthWays Center and Sunflower+ Project can do with your gift.

$15 - Provide gas/oil mix for the string trimmer to weed fields of sunflowers

$25 - Purchase a 25-lb. bag of sunflower seeds for 1 SF+ site

$50 - Support mileage for a coordinator to travel to SF+ sites and monitor growth

$100 - Rent a tiller for a day to prepare a SF+ site for planting

$200 - Purchase a macro camera lens to document sunflower growth

$1,000 - Provide a fully installed SF+ season in an existing 10' x 10' plot

Green Living Festival

Saturday, June 2 | 9 a.m.–4 p.m.

Live green and play green with the EarthWays Center at this day-long celebration of sustainability. Enjoy presentations, family activities, crafts, live music, shopping, local food, and fun.

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Keep in Touch

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