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Dean Innovations understands the importance of helping give back to the local community.

Each month Dean Innovations donates money to local schools and nonprofit organizations in the community. We believe to create a sustainable future; we must support our local community.

For every 100 Yards of Bright Fir sold, we will donate $500.00 to Mary Rieke Elementary School.



GIVE BACK Special for May 2017
In 2012, Rieke was honored with a Green Flag Award by the National Wildlife Federtion’s (NWF) Eco-Schools USA Program. Rieke was the first school in Oregon to receive this designation and the eighth school in the nation to do so. In 2014 we successfully renewed our Green Flag status with a push for biodiversity education for our school and community. Eco-Schools USA is an international program that helps educators integrate sustainable practices throughout their school campuses and curricula. In an effort to maintain this honor, we at Rieke are steadfast in our willingness to preserve our existing garden area.

It is our belief that a vibrant school garden will allow children to develop academically with opportunities to utilize the garden as a multi-disciplinary classroom and to formulate meaningful connections to the natural world. They will develop physically with opportunities for movement and exercise in the care of the garden and an appreciation for healthy food choices in the fruits and vegetables grown. They will develop socially and personally establishing a sense of purpose, responsibility and pride with collaborative experiences in the garden. Finally, the garden will serve as a focal point for mutual work between teachers, parents and other Hillsdale community members.

To reinvigorate the existing space and expand our native landscape to include edible gardens, the Rieke community would require the following materials: soil and lumber to create garden beds, native plants to replant bioswale and gravel to maintain existing ADA path, fruit and vegetable seeds/ starts, garden tools and equipment to cultivate the garden and materials to build a simple shed to store tools onsite.


29.00 (Delivery also available for additional charge)

Previous Community Donations:

Bridgetown, Inc.
Children's Cancer Association
First Book
Growing Gardens
Children's Healing Art Project
Boring Middle School
Horse Sense Riding School
Ant Farm
Doernbecher Children's Hospital
Milwaukie High School
Duniway Elementary School
Reynolds Middle School
David Douglas High School
Clackamas High School
Atkinson Elementary
Mt. Tabor Middle School
Barlow High School
Cleveland High School
Dexter McCarty Middle School
Happy Valley Elementary
First Book
Portland Rescue Mission
Riverdale Grade School
Wild Lilac Child Development
SnowCap Community Charities
Mt Scott Learning Center
Puddletown School
Volunteer's of America
Lewis Elementary
Rigler Elementary
Menlo Park
The International School
Portland Waldorf School
Benson High School
Woodmere Elementary

We thank each customer who has purchased this special to help give back to the community.



$ 118 of $ 500 raised

 

Call us today at 503-281-1637 and and mention the
GIVE BACK Special to help Mary Rieke Elementary School reach their goal.

Units Sold: 23.5

Amount Raised: $118 .00

Goal Amount:
$ 500 .00

Percent of Goal Reached:
24%



Please help us get the word out to
help Mary Rieke Elementary School.