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For eight generations, the generosity of our friends has allowed us to meet every winter challenge and greet every spring with new growth and renewed faith.
You keep Elmwood the tranquil, beautiful, therapeutic place that it is.
Your donation can be applied to the following programs.
Year End Campaign
Perpetual care of Elmwood's 80 acres is a year-round event. The Year End Fund is a critical component of Elmwood's operations. Donations to the Year End Fund are applied directly to the basic needs of the cemetery grounds. Your generosity to the Year End Fund is deeply appreciated by the Board of Trustees, staff, and families of Elmwood.
Make a gift to the Year End Fund for the preservation and maintenance of historic Elmwood Cemetery.
Elmwood Ever Green
Careful stewardship of natural resources and special appreciation of nature’s cycles have guided Elmwood since our beginning. Through drought and pestilence, war and peace, depression and recession, celebration and sorrow, our magnificent trees have shaded our families, our visitors, and our city’s history. They’ve housed our songbirds, improved the quality of the air we breathe, and the quality of the time spent here. A million spectacular blooms have marked our paths and the course of our lives. The meticulous attention paid to these 80 sacred acres reflects our respect for all that grows, and for all those in our perpetual care.
Make a gift to the Elmwood Evergreen Fund.
Book Restoration Fund
For over a century and a half, the same lot books and daily burial records have offered important information to the staff of Elmwood. The books, housed safely in the Elmwood vault, are considerably worn and absolutely irreplaceable. They have been called "priceless" by preservation specialists. Without these books, the cemetery could not operate, period. Your donation to the Book Restoration Fund will be applied directly to the repair and archivally-accurate preservation of Elmwood's books. Some families have opted to underwrite the repair and maintenance process of the lot book that corresponds to the section where their families rest. Included with a "finished" book is a leather plaque affixed to the inside cover of each book noting the person or people who supported the project. For more information on how you can donate to a particular lot book or daily burial record, email historian [at] elmwoodcemetery [dot] org.
Make a gift to the book restoration fund.