Ways to Give
Ways to Give in Support of the Butterfly House

The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House is a member of the Missouri Botanical Garden's family of attractions. You can support the work of the Butterfly House in any of the following ways: paving stones, tributes, the annual fund, or by becoming a member. 

Dedicate a Paving Stone

Commemorative paver at the Butterfly House entranceCelebrate an occasion or honor a loved one with an engraved paving stone at the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House.

Tens of thousands of annual visitors will see the lovely engraved stone in the entry court to the Butterfly House. They will pause to read the sentiment you share in memory of a loved one or in celebration of a birthday, marriage, and countless other special occasions.

Donor can engrave three lines of text, 12 characters per line, on the paving stone. Your gift will make every visit to the Butterfly House a personal and meaningful experience while it supports an institution that inspires wonder and teaches important lessons about conservation.

Butterfly House pavers are $200 for members and $250 for nonmembers. Paver orders are fully tax deductible. Order today by using our online order form.

For questions or to request a print brochure, please call (314) 577-5118 or email membership@mobot.org.

Make a Tribute

Celebrate the birth of a child; share the joy of a wedding, birthday, anniversary, or graduation; honor or memorialize someone special in your life.

A tribute gift supports the education programs at the Butterfly House and is fully tax deductible. Tribute gifts can be made in any amount. A card acknowledging your gift will be sent to the person you designate; no mention is made regarding the amount of your donation. The name of the honoree and the donor will be listed in the Bulletin, the Missouri Botanical Garden publication mailed to 43,000 member households.
(Note: Recognition in the Bulletin is reserved for gifts of $50 or more.)

If you would like to discuss other ways to honor someone with a gift, such as naming a tree at the Butterfly House, please call (314) 577-9500.

Click here to make a tribute donation. 

Support the Annual Fund

The mission of the Butterfly House is to foster a greater understanding of plant and animal relationships in the environment in order to promote the conservation and restoration of natural habitats. This mission is served by providing science and natural history education in our community and the larger world and by promoting environmental stewardship through example. Over 12,000 students are involved in our structured educational programs each year, which are targeted to students in preschool through middle school.

Your gift to the annual fund allows us to continue our current programs and expand in new areas. Please consider a generous tax-deductible gift to support our educational programs. You may make a gift in any amount, payable by check to the Butterfly House, or use the link below to make a gift online. Your check may be mailed to:
Missouri Botanical Garden
Butterfly House Annual Fund
P. O. Box 299
St. Louis, MO, 63166

If you have questions or would like to discuss other ways to support the Butterfly House, please call (314) 577-9500.

Click here to make a gift online.

Become a Member of the Missouri Botanical Garden

The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House is a division of the Missouri Botanical Garden. To learn more about membership benefits, including free admission to the Butterfly House, call (314) 577-5118 or click here.

Sponsor an Event

If you are interested in sponsorship or corporate support of the Butterfly House, please contact corporate@mobot.org or call (314) 577-9513.