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Help build a "Discovery Cart" for the Botanical Garden!

Raised toward our $5,000 Goal
41 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on October 31, at 11:59 PM PDT
Project Owners


November 03, 2017

Dear friends of the UC Botanical Garden,


We are so pleased to announce that our Discovery Cart campaign was TWICE successful!

Thanks to your generosity, not only did we achieve our initial goal of $5,000 to build the Cart, we also reached our stretch goal to $7,000 to add additional features and equipment!


We are very excited to get to work making the Discovery Cart a reality and hope you will all join us in the Garden come spring to experience the Discovery Cart firsthand.


Thank you again for helping us inspire our Botanical Garden visitors, young and old, to take a closer look at the world of plants and make new discoveries!


Christine Manoux

Education Director


P.S. Thank you perks will be on the way in the coming months for everyone that donated!


October 10, 2017

THANK YOU to all of our Discovery Cart donors! Thanks to you, we have met our initial goal and can now build our basic cart.

To take the Discovery Cart experience to the next level, we are launching a new stretch goal of $7,000!

With these funds we will buy additional equipment to support the Discovery Cart experience, including science equipment (like a mobile microscope), signs to welcome visitors with the theme of the day, a better shade structure, and more!

Please help spread the word about donating to this exciting new visitor experience at the UC Botanical Garden.

We're almost there!

October 03, 2017

A HUGE thank-you to everyone who has donated to our campaign so far! Thanks to you, we are already 80% funded. We need about $500 more for us to build the basic cart.

Please help us get the word out by sharing on social media and telling your friends about this exciting new element for the Garden! We truly appreciate your enthusiasm and support.

If we are able to raise even MORE than our initial goal, we have exciting plans for a few stretch goals that will enable us to add more features!

Every dollar will go towards creating a more robust program and an engaging educational experience for all our Garden visitors!

Our way
of Thanking You


Social Media Shout-out!

For donations of $20 or more, we'll give you a shout-out on social media to encourage others to be a plant advocate just like you!

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Estimated Delivery: November 2017


Botanical Thank You Card

We will hand-make you a thank you card from a pressed botanical from our collection. Each one is unique and made especially for you!

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Estimated Delivery: December 2017


Botanical & Seeds Package

In addition to making you a hand-made pressed botanical thank you card, we will include a UC Botanical Garden packet of California Native seeds.

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Estimated Delivery: December 2017


Family Invite to Cart Party

We will invite you and your family to join us at the Garden for a Discovery Cart unveiling party once the cart is built! You will also receive the perks listed above.

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Estimated Delivery: March 2018


Behind-the-scenes Garden Tour

All of the perks above, plus a special behind-the-scenes tour of the Garden, for all donors of this level and above, with our Education Director. See special plants that are not on-view to the public!

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Estimated Delivery: November 2017


Your Name on the Cart

All of the perks above, plus your name will be put on a donor plaque on the Discovery Cart!

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Estimated Delivery: December 2017
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