Thank You to our 2020 volunteers, sponsors, and donors!

  • With you, the Children’s Garden has been able to be maintained as a beautiful, welcoming, and educational nature oasis for all the families, youth groups, and adults that have visited this year for self-guided exploration;

  • With you, the Children’s Garden was able to be enhanced to include the new “Snack House”, a renovated “Lookout”, “Pollinator Garden, “Secret Spot”, and “Willow House”, and more;

  • With you, the Children’s Garden Committee was able to apply for and receive a grant to create a new, double-sided mural that will be created during 2021;

  • With you, the Children’s Garden Committee has been able to remain sustainable, with the energy and inspiration to design and plan more new features that will greatly increase garden accessibility for all ages and abilities, and the financial resources to carry them out;

  • With you, the Children’s Garden free free Family Garden Days, community stewardship events, nature walks, and special event will return better than ever! will be able to return better than ever, when it is safe for us all to gather together again!

Thanks a million to each and every person and organization who has helped make all this possible:

  • The King County Master Gardener Program board of directors, program coordinator, and many wonderful individuals for financial and volunteer support;
  • The Magnuson Community Garden board for fiscal sponsorship, record-keeping and fundraising support;
  • The Seattle Parks Foundation for their fiscal sponsorship, fundraising support, and GiveBig challenge award;
  • Generous donors during our two annual fundraising events- GiveBig Seattle Day and GivingTuesday – and throughout the year;
  • The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Microsoft employees matching fund;
  • University of Washington Environmental Studies student volunteers;
  • Wells Fargo Ballard employee volunteers;
  • Magnuson P-Patch volunteers;
  • Magnuson YMCA summer campers who painted over 2 dozen new flags for the Lookout!