Donate to Common Ground

Join Common Ground, and contribute to the heart and soul of our community. Your contribution and support will allow us to expand the educational classes and events, and to improve our student and customer service.

Would you please join us with your tax deductible donation?

Mail a check to Common Ground, 559 College Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94306.

Bequest plans available, including charitable remainder trusts and annuities, for those who wish to support our presence and growth into the future. Please contact our Executive Director John Jeavons at: or call 707-459-0150 for more information about helping this valuable community resource Common Ground Garden Supply and Education Center.

If you would like to donate other types of assets, such as real estate, stocks, bonds, or charitable trusts, please talk to Patricia Becker, Center Manager or John Jeavons, Executive Director.

We deeply appreciate your love and support!

Many Thanks to our generous community of donors!

Whole Foods Market Palo Alto for choosing Common Ground for the Nickels for their Summer 2012 Nickles for non-profit contributions! We raised $714!

Big Basin Vineyards In The Santa Cruz Mountains- For donating half wine barrels for customers to use as containers to Common Ground.

$5000 or more

  • Lyngso Garden Materials
  • Deborah Rose
  • Jan Sterling

LANDSCAPER $1000 or more

  • Lerch Construction
  • Nancy & Bill Grove
  • Nancy Cassidy
  • Luz Chambers
  • Betsy & Peter Currie
  • Adrienne and Gene Duncan
  • Anne D. Green
  • Cathi Lerch/Lerch Construction
  • Lyngso Garden Materials
  • Barbara Ryan
  • Anonymous

SEED SOWER $500 or more

  • Silicon Valley Community Foundation
  • Preeva Tramiel
  • Kristen Tsukushi
  • Barbara Ryan
  • Urban Village Farmers’ Market Assoc.
  • Frank Niccoli
  • Remona Murray
  • Elizabeth Rix
  • Susan Rosenberg
  • Cindy Russell
  • Hideko Sakamoto
  • Jean & Paul Garrett
  • Ron & Marlyn Labetich
  • Lyngso Garden Materials
  • Robert Nissenbaum
  • Patricia Nichols
  • Carol Winograd
  • Anonymous Donors

SOIL BUILDER $250 or more

  • Sage Creek Horticulture
  • Kathleen Putnam
  • Susan Rosenberg
  • Lisa Barboza
  • Laura Brewer
  • Gary Bacon
  • David Bartz and Margaret Johnson
  • Barbara Powell
  • Two Buck’s, Inc
  • Vision Recycling
  • Urban Artichoke
  • Star Apple Edible Gardens
  • McGehee and Martin Landscaping
  • Malibu Compost
  • Kellogg Supply Inc.
  • Julie Orr Design
  • Hortus Design Sustainable Landscapes
  • Hammerschmidt Construction
  • Green Thumbs Up Inc.
  • EarthCare Landscaping
  • Del Conte’s Landscaping
  • Davena Gentry Sereno Group
  • Curtis Horticulture
  • Blach Construction
  • Arnie Cornez
  • Maureen Decombe
  • Frank Eddy
  • Earl Killian
  • Stephen Lai
  • Jennifer Leeds
  • Susan Rosenberg
  • Jake Hartinger
  • Deborah S. Rose
  • Sunia Yang
  • Anonymous Donors

DOUBLE DIGGER $100 or more

  • Susan Stansbury and Cedric De La Beaujardiere in honor of Debbie Mytels
  • Kathryn Stewart
  • Pat and Frank Nichols
  • Native Revival Nursery
  • Peter & Gail Yessne
  • Elizabeth Rix
  • Deborah Rose
  • David Willwerth
  • Clem & Jane Molony
  • Carol & Bob Mathews
  • Camille Spar
  • Akio Patrick
  • Sioux Ammerman
  • Clare & Eugene Cordero
  • Sibby Coxhead
  • Linda Eaton
  • Bob Griffin
  • Rose Marie Gsell
  • The Harwell Family
  • Susie Mader
  • The Main Gallery Artists
  • Barbara Powell
  • Margaret Allen
  • Simon Avakian
  • Lisa Ann Barboza
  • Patricia Becker
  • Lee Brokaw
  • Melanie Cross
  • Marcia Fein
  • Chandra Friese
  • Nancy Garrison
  • Jeryl Hilleman
  • Richard Jensen
  • Nancy Klimp
  • Paul Kronenberger
  • Katherine K. Lerer
  • Margaret C. Ma
  • Robin Mankey
  • Alice Martineau
  • Brian Mauck
  • Susan Osofsky
  • Maryanne Romanowski
  • Edith Seidenstein
  • Carol Vesecky
  • Cindy Wallbrink
  • Tricia Ward-Doklas
  • Peter & Gail Yessne
  • Anonymous Donors

HARVESTER $50 or more

  • Wayne Smith
  • Stephanie and Kevin Morris
  • Jeanne DuPrau
  • Bruce Willard
  • Annemarie Rosengreen
  • Terrebonne Limited
  • Michael Barber
  • Wileta & Jim Burch
  • Sharon Erickson
  • Neal Gorenflo
  • Patricia Jones
  • Margaret MacNiven
  • Berenice & Kevin McDevitt
  • Annette & Art McGarr
  • Clem Molony
  • Kelly Muenzin
  • Janet Rollin
  • Diane & Dan Sorbi
  • John Spragens
  • Kathy & Garth Alberts Harwood
  • Donna Bendotoff
  • Larry Breed
  • Magdalena Cabrera
  • Christel Casjens
  • Audrey Jacob
  • Kelly Johnson
  • Janet Knight
  • Mike Kupfer
  • Debbie Mancuso
  • Marilee Mifflin
  • Stephanie Morris
  • Dena Mossar
  • Debbie Mytels
  • Ellen Nelson
  • Rebecca & Everett Palmer
  • Pam Peterson
  • Anthony Pinkham
  • Sylvia & Leslie Pollack
  • Emily Rosen
  • Janet Schachter
  • Laila Selk
  • Diane & Dan Sorbi
  • Susan Stansbury
  • Ann Sydeman
  • Chris Trytten
  • Marilyn Waterman
  • Heidi Westmoreland
  • Erin Wood
  • Anonymous Donors

COMPANION PLANTER $25 or more

  • The Garden Coach
  • Sherri Tomlin
  • Judith Steiner
  • Carolyn Stewart
  • Craig Burns
  • Sue Carder
  • Eileen Casey
  • John Chetcuti
  • Emily Dansker
  • Maria Goldstien
  • Martha Kahn
  • Patricia Laine
  • Don Larson
  • Mike Onaga
  • Joan Phelan
  • Ginny Russell
  • Vicky Tuite
  • Mary Valentine
  • Paul & Laura White
  • Naomi Zamir
  • Dr. Caroline Bowden
  • Nicole & Phil Brumm
  • Molly Carlson
  • Peter Corning
  • Cecile Cummings
  • John & Jane Dabney
  • Kelly Dallmann
  • Randy Demeter
  • Stephen Ellen
  • Darcee Fischer
  • Dolly Krawsinski
  • Rose Laperal
  • Frank & Kathy Larson
  • Debbie Lee
  • Eileen Menteer
  • Sally Mentzer
  • Lauren Barbara Michaels
  • Sheri Moody
  • Annemarie Rosengreen
  • Cheryl & Robert Seehorn
  • Alec Shaw
  • Marie J Simirenko
  • Ava Szilagyi
  • Ruth Troetschler
  • Keldyn West
  • Laura White
  • Bruce & Ann Willard
  • Caryn Yacowitz
  • Anonymous Donors

OTHER DONORS

  • Patricia Boswell
  • Mary Ellen Hasbroude
  • Sarah Kopy
  • Tova Zvikelsky
  • Anonymous Donors