• Trees Forever: We Plant Hope
  • A disaster beyond imagining
  • Hope for today
  • Trees for tomorrow
  • Put new roots in neighborhoods!
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What grew over generations was lost in mere seconds


Planting Hope is the fundraising campaign to replace life-giving trees in all areas affected by the August 2020 derecho.



ReLeaf Cedar Rapids


The City of Cedar Rapids’ official plan to regrow the canopy after losing some 669,000 trees.


The Trees Forever role:

• Lead creation of a visionary 10-year “greenprint” for Cedar Rapids and

• Raise the necessary funds for the project.


Make a gift to the Planting Hope Tree Recovery Fund


Your support is needed now.


Make a secure, online gift today. For corporate partnerships, or more information, please email Lisa Williams, Director of Development, or call

her at 319-360-5265.