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    Exciting New Source of Funds for Us!cfc 2approvedcharity 2c

    We are now eligible to receive donations through the Miami Valley Combined Federal Campaign (CFC). This campaign is part of an annual national fundraising drive that provides an opportunity for DoD military and civilian, Federal and US Postal Service employees to contribute to local, national, and international non-profit organizations.

    Pledges to last year's Miami Valley CFC exceeded $3 million!  This year's campaign solicitation will occur from October 2 through November 13.

    If you are a federal employee, please direct your contributions to our CFC Code: 57722. If you know any federal employees, please help us spread the word. Thanks!




Welcome to the Wegerzyn Gardens Foundation

The Wegerzyn Gardens Foundation is dedicated to supporting the educational and horticultural programs and continued development of Wegerzyn Gardens MetroPark.  We do this primarily by conducting fundraising activities and offering a membership program, in addition to other sources of income.

Wegerzyn Gardens MetroPark began in 1973 as the Benjamin Wegerzyn Horticultural Center and in 1995 became part of Five Rivers MetroParks. Today it is one of our region’s finest public gardens!  It is free and open to the public virtually year-round.  More information about Wegerzyn and its programs can be found at www.metroparks.org/wegerzyn.

What we do

  • Our foundation gives additional funding to Five Rivers MetroParks to enable enhancements to Wegerzyn’s facilities.  Recent examples include decorative commemorative benches on the Garden Green and the construction of the award-winning Children’s Discovery Garden.
  • We provide funding and support for public programs at Wegerzyn, such as the Patrick Dougherty exhibit and its related events.
  • We are growing an endowment fund to protect and enhance Wegerzyn Gardens MetroPark for generations to come.
  • Our events and programs attract new visitors to enjoy the beauty and healthful benefits of Wegerzyn, and we’re working hard to promote its greater awareness throughout the tri-state region.


 Photo of Patrick Dougherty sculpture "A Wiggle in Its Walk" by Bill Franz

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