help grow the plant gays - first retail location

who are the plant gays:
Hey! Thanks for supporting our dream of opening our first retail shop here in Columbus, OH!
We are Aidan & David the sole owners, employees & makers behind the plant gays. We have been hard at work growing our business this past year. It all started as a hobby, hand making concrete planters during the Covid-19 lockdown.
Our love for plants & design led us to expanding into a home décor & plant business. Aidan has an eye for design, he is the force behind our interior design service & works full time as an interior designer. On his days off you will find him at the shop! David makes all of our concrete products by hand & is always looking for what to create next! Our dream has always been to open our own shop that has a positive impact on the community. With your help, we will be opening our shop in the new East Market building, just south of Franklin Park. Very soon & our dream will become a reality! We would like to use our platform to raise awareness for the LGBTQIA community & continue to partner with local nonprofits.
the space:
As with any build out of a business, the cost almost always goes over budget. That’s where you all come in!
With your help, we will be able to pay for build out expenses & buy display furniture for our new shop! Any money raised will go directly to purchasing items to open our space at the East Market.
our goal:
The shop is looking to open within the next couple of months! To set up shop, we are setting out to raise $4,000 before we open on April 30th!
what can you do to help:
You can do a few things to help us achieve our dream. You can contribute by donating any amount to our project or by sharing our GoFundMe link on social media!
We want to say thank you to all of the businesses, customers & amazing supporters we have met on our journey this past year. None of this is possible without the support from you all!

*no raffles, sweepstakes, giveaways, or returns on investment are offered in exchange for any donations made to your GoFundMe*

photo via Columbus Underground
photo via The East Market IG


  • Jay Boltz
    • $25 
    • 2 yrs
  • Anonymous
    • $50 
    • 2 yrs
  • Daniel Steigerwalt
    • $50 
    • 2 yrs
  • John Courtright
    • $50 
    • 2 yrs
  • Jennifer Tisonik
    • $25 
    • 2 yrs


David Erbe
Columbus, OH

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