A New Home for the Rose Garden

$3,110 of $25,000 goal

Raised by 31 people in 44 months
Thirteen years ago Sharifa Oppenheimer, author of Heaven on Earth and founding teacher of the Charlottesville Waldorf School, turned her home into a magical place for children to grow and learn in an unhurried, natural environment. 

I want to help carry on what she has created. The time has come for The Rose Garden School to find a new home. I have found a property nearby Crozet, Virginia that has the potential to carry on our work. 

The land is bordered by a small river, has a forest, has ample garden space, and has a sweet little house that will be our home.

Please help me raise the funds for a down payment on our new home. I would like to make this happen as soon as possible! 

I am so grateful for any help that you can give in furthering the work of The Rose Garden School.

With hope for the future,
Rebecca Garson
lead teacher of The Rose Garden School
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The Rose Garden School is still moving forward and hoping to purchase this nurturing space. Please consider donating to help us achieve that reality.
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The Rose Garden School is halfway through its second year in its new home. Every day we continue to create our space for learning, gardening and creative play. Please consider helping reach our goal of purchasing our home by making a donation to our non profit school.
Dreaming of summer
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The Rose Garden families and children have settled in to our new home. We are creating the space and community daily.

We are waiting to hear from the government about our non profit application. Until then we are living on the edge of financial stability.

Please consider making a contribution to our operating budget to help us until the 501 c3 application is approved.

Thank you!
Working on lanterns fir the festival
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Here I sit on the front porch of my new home enjoying a cup of Trager Brothers coffee while being serenaded by birdsong. Many people have been busily preparing for our big celebration on MAY 7TH. I hope you can join us that day from 3-8pm at the Rockfish Valley Community Center
Gradually making our new home
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$3,110 of $25,000 goal

Raised by 31 people in 44 months
Created November 27, 2015
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LS
$100
Larry Stopper
12 months ago
1
1

A great teacher for a great school

BY
$100
Bo and Ashley Yancey
18 months ago
LV
$50
Leora Vincenti
24 months ago
LS
$25
Lise Stoessel
33 months ago

So glad to see your little haven thriving! Fingers crossed that the nonprofit goes through without a hitch. xxoo

MV
$40
Meg Vogt
39 months ago
KB
$40
Karen Blackburn
40 months ago (Offline Donation)

Thank you, Karen!

BY
$100
Bev Yaeger
40 months ago
RR
$250
Robert Radifera
43 months ago
1
1

Looking forward to seeing the new space. Thank you for all the magical years our children have spent with you.

AP
$25
Allie Pesch
43 months ago
1
1

Looking forward to new beginnings!

BH
$200
Bruce and Elizabeth Hoffmann
43 months ago (Offline Donation)
1
1
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