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Cancer patients residing in Gloucester or Mathews Virginia please click here

The Giving Garden has provided over $300,000 in financial assistance to local cancer patients.  Thank you for your support!


We couldn't do what we do without your support!

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Please Watch This Short Video to Learn More About The Giving Garden Foundation

Can Collection Cottages

Year Round

The community is responding well to our "We Can" aluminum beverage can collection drive and we are very grateful! The can collection cottages are filling up more rapidly which means they have to be emptied more often. If you can spare a couple of hours a month to give us a hand please contact Karin at

Year Round

Volunteers are needed year round to help plant and maintain the garden. Please contact for details.

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A Word About Volunteering

With busy lives, it can be hard to find time to volunteer. However, the benefits of volunteering can be enormous. Volunteering offers vital help to people in need, worthwhile causes, and the community, but the benefits can be even greater for you, the volunteer. The right match can help you to find friends, connect with the community, learn new skills, and even advance your career.

Giving to others can also help protect your mental and physical health. It can reduce stress, combat depression, keep you mentally stimulated, and provide a sense of purpose. While it’s true that the more you volunteer, the more benefits you’ll experience, volunteering doesn’t have to involve a long-term commitment or take a huge amount of time out of your busy day. Giving in even simple ways can help those in need and improve your health and happiness.



Please consider volunteering to help local cancer patients. Our primary means of raising funds is through our aluminum can recycling program. We need your help in emptying our recycling cottages a few times a month. Please email Karin at for more information.

All Proceeds From Fundraisers and Donations Remain LOCAL and Help Cancer Patients in Gloucester and Mathews, Virginia!

Thank You for Your Kind Support!

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