Evergreen: The Gala for The Morton Arboretum

September 17, 2022

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The annual fundraising event, Evergreen: The Gala for The Morton Arboretum, supports the institution’s mission to plant and protect trees for a greener, healthier, and more beautiful world.

The gala advances the Arboretum’s leading-edge science, benefiting trees locally and globally as they face increased threats.

In 2021, the event raised more than $400,000 for tree-focused research, outreach, and programs. Evergreen supports the organization’s enduring impact and contributes to the preservation of the Arboretum’s beauty and value for generations to come.

Learn more about the Evergreen Gala and how you can support this important fundraiser by contacting or calling 630-719-7976.

2022 Evergreen Host Committee:

  • Pam Donnelly
  • Lee Ann and Mark Gossett
  • Tom Tyler and Chris Bobowski
  • Liz and Steve Van Arsdell
  • Kristyn and Michael Van Eekeren


Your support is vital to the Arboretum, where the power of trees makes a positive impact on people’s lives.

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