Profits made from these activities fund our community projects and scholarships.
Donations to My Sister’s Place
Members donate gift certificates to the residents of My Sister’s Place, a facility that provides temporary shelter to battered women and their children.
McCroskey House, Tumbleweed Park, Chandler
Members maintain the gardens around the historic 1917 Sears kit house. This ongoing project benefits the local community and maintains some of its heritage.
Pollinator Garden at Tumbleweed Ranch, Chandler
Maintenance of newly planted and dedicated 1,600 sq. ft. polinator garden adjacent to McCroskey House.
Master Gardener Scholarships
The club provides $100.00 scholarships to members who participate and complete the Master Gardener training program. This enhances our club’s effectiveness in working in the community on garden outreach programs.
In partnership with two local assisted care facilities members provide flower arranging materials and companionship while residents arrange their floral bouquets to be placed in their rooms.
Arbor Day, Earth Day, AFGC Scholarships, and funding of State Life Memberships, Pacific Region Memberships and Flower Show Schools. The Club provides monetary support as needed for these activities.
Profits support Club, State and National Projects
- Garage Sale – Held in the garage of a club member.
- Penny Pines – Members donate their spare change to buy trees for reforestation in a state forest of the club’s choice.
- Raffles and Aprons – At most meetings an item is raffled and Weeders Aprons are sold by the Ways and Means Raffle Chairman.
- Member Plant Sales – Members propagate/donate plants for sale at local Earth Day celebration and other club events.