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The Preservation Foundation is the charitable partner of the Lake County Forest Preserves.

As an independent 501c3 charity, the Preservation Foundation accepts gifts at every level to help the Forest Preserves do more.

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And you could win a rain garden kit from Possibility Place Nursery

Rain, rain, not a problem! Become a NEW donor to the Preservation Foundation of the Lake County Forest Preserves and you could win a rain garden kit from Possibility Place Nursery.

To enter the raffle, donate any amount to the Preservation Foundation through August 31. Donations can be made online, by check to the Preservation Foundation at 1899 W. Winchester Road, Libertyville, IL 60048, or by phone at 847-968-3110. New donors only. Three winners will be chosen at random and notified on September 7.

The rain garden kit provides a cost-effective, beautiful way to reduce stormwater runoff on your property. Each kit contains 18 plants of various species that will provide a parade of blooms for those important pollinators from late spring through late summer.  

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Putting Donations to Good Use

The Preservation Foundation extends and accelerates the Forest Preserves mission.

100% of your gift supports project and programs that would otherwise be impossible or take many years to complete.

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