Big Day of Giving

Big Day of Giving – thank you donors!

Thank you! We are grateful for the generosity of everyone who has supported the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden over the past two months. We know it has been a challenging time, but we've tried our best to be there for the community by keeping the gardens open for everyone. Thank you for being there for us by supporting the Arboretum and Public Garden with your gifts and encouraging words.

A big thank you

THANK YOU to everyone who supported the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden during the Big Days of Giving on May 3 and 4. We are very grateful for the patience and perseverance of the many donors who took the time to give – despite the technical issues with the giving website – and we appreciate everyone who helped us spread the word with your conversations, emails, posts and tweets!

Three local families provide matching gifts for hummingbird garden

A huge thank you to James and Jacqueline Ames, Pam Marrone and Mick Rogers, and the family of Johanna Anderson Trueblood who have all offered challenge pledges in support of our goal to raise $40,000 to create the campus’s first hummingbird demonstration garden. For every dollar the community donates to this garden on May 3, 2016 during our region’s Big Day of Giving, they will donate an additional dollar up to $20,000.

Big Day of Giving 2015 THANK YOU!

Thank you to everyone who gave to the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden during our region’s 24-hour Big Day of Giving on May 5th! Thanks to the generosity of current and new donors, members, volunteers, and our own staff, we raised $11,400 from 161 donors.

We’re doubling the fundraising goal for our 2015 Big Day of Giving!

Leading up to and on May 5 our loyal fans, followers, and subscribers will be receiving more messages from us than usual from the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden because — like last year — we, along with 500+ non-profit organizations in our region, will be participating in our area’s Big Day of Giving and raising $5 million online almost solely from the support of our local audiences. The UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden’s goal is a bit more mo

Do you love the Arboretum? Join us TODAY!

May 5 is our region’s BIG Day of Giving, a 24-hour online giving challenge for the entire community. The UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden, along with 500+ other local non-profits, will be asking you to support what you value and love. Last year, support from generous donors during Big Day of Giving helped us expand our FREE public programs in the Arboretum. This year we want to do even more and have set a goal to raise $12,000 in one day!