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Evergreen: The Gala for The Morton Arboretum

Save the date for the 2023 Evergreen Gala: Saturday, September 23.

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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 2022, the event raised more than $600,000 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. Thank you to all those who supported this important fundraising event!

Mark your calendar for the 2023 Evergreen Gala: Saturday, September 23. Learn more about how you can support this important fundraiser by contacting the Donor Relations team or calling 630-719-7976. More details about the 2023 event will be posted on our website in 2023.

2022 Evergreen Host Committee:

  • Chris Bobowski and Tom Tyler
  • Pam Donnelly
  • Lee Ann and Mark Gossett
  • 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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