Arboretum Commemorative Gifts

Commemorative gifts are a thoughtful way to honor or memorialize a loved one or occasion. Contact us for further information about the availability and locations of all the following donor opportunities and to complete your purchase. Pavers The Haake Celebration Terrace, established in 2011, is a wonderful way to celebrate a milestone, recognize someone special or … Read More

Farmstead Schoolhouse Brick

Purchase an etched brick on for display at the Schoolhouse at Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead. Honorees are those who attended or taught at a one-room schoolhouse. Bricks are installed and “unveiled” twice each year. Order deadline for April 1 installation: March 1 Order deadline for September 1 installation: August 1 Orders received after August 1 … Read More

Stems A Garden Soirée

There are so many ways to be a part of Stems and support the Foundation. Be a Sponsor. Be a Patron. Purchase tickets.


#OPGIVING is about our Overland Park Community and the positive impact Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead, the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, and public art have on our quality of life. By donating to #OPGIVING, you are helping us further grow and support Overland Park and the cultural and recreational amenities which make us one of the best places to work, live … Read More

Growing to Inspire Campaign

Expansion of the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens is a shared responsibility between the City of Overland Park and the private citizens, businesses and foundations which want to do their part to help this beautiful place reach its potential. The Growing to Inspire Campaign offers many ways to permanently honor and recognize contributions to the campaign. … Read More

Arboretum Major Giving Opportunities

A 25-year history of major gifts has played a tremendous part in the Arboretum’s growth. The public-private partnership between the City of Overland Park and Friends of the Arboretum and its parent organization, The Arts and Recreation Foundation of Overland Park, enables generous benefactors to support their community and this cultural asset with tax-deductible gifts … Read More

Sunflower Club at the Farmstead

The Sunflower Wall has moved to the Exploration Outpost. Purchase of these remembrances is tax-deductible to the full extent of the law and will ensure the continued success of the Farmstead for generations of children to come. Sunflowers are installed and “unveiled” twice each year. Contribution deadline for April 1 installation: March 1 Contribution deadline … Read More

Farmstead Swings and Benches

Add to the comfort and charm of the Farmstead! The life of a bench or swing is 8 years. Each is located in a pre-determined location according to the Farmstead Master Plan. Purchase is tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. Benches and swings will be installed twice each year. Order deadline for April … Read More