McKee Botanical Garden recognizes and appreciates its most dedicated and visionary supporters - Gatekeepers of the Garden.
Gatekeepers of the Garden are a distinguished group of individuals who play a critical role in ensuring the vitality, excellence, and sustainability of the McKee. This select group of supporters demonstrate leadership within the community by being a true partner of the Garden and helping to uphold its storied legacy of educating, delighting, and enriching all who step through its gates.

When you become a Gatekeeper of the Garden, you’ll become a part of a community of neighbors, business leaders, artists, and advocates who are committed to sustaining this extraordinary space. Your support furthers our work in conservation, our dedication to the community, and our commitment to the environment.

Benefits for You

As a Gatekeeper of the Garden, you will enjoy:

  • Free year-round admission.
  • Reserved parking
  • Prominent recognition in the Hall of Giants
  • Special invitation to Gatekeepers of the Garden Annual Appreciation Dinner
  • Recognition in The Garden bi-annual newsletter and Annual Report
  • Guest Passes, upon request.
  • Exclusive insider updates and invitations to members-only events
  • Personal guided tours, upon request.
  • 50% discount on Facility Rental
  • 10% discount in Garden Gift Shop and Garden Café
  • Reciprocal admission to over 330 arboreta, gardens and museums across the United States and Canada

We thank our Gatekeepers of the Garden for their extraordinary commitment and loyalty to McKee Botanical Garden.

Director's Circle $10,000

  • Jean Thomas Lambert Foundation
  • Mr. and Mrs. Paul D. Kaneb
  • Mr. and Mrs. Whitney MacMillan

Visionary $5,000

  • Mrs. David Baldwin
  • Mr. and Mrs. R. William Becker
  • Mr. and Mrs. Willem de Vogel
  • Mrs. Marina Carney
  • Ms. Elizabeth Frappier
  • Stephanie P. Hurtt
  • Mr. and Mrs. William Lane
  • Mr. and Mrs. Barry MacTaggart
  • Mr. and Mrs. Ross McConnell
  • Mrs. Karen K. Meyer
  • Olivia Delacruz Foundation
  • Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Price
  • Mr. and Mrs. Donald B. Riefler
  • Mr. C. Graydon Rogers
  • Mr. and Mrs. John J. Schumann, Jr.
  • Dr. and Mrs. William K. Stubbs
  • Mr. and Mrs. William C. Stutt
  • Mr. and Mrs. John W. Taylor III
  • Mr. and Mrs. John Turben
  • Mrs. David K. Welles
  • Mr. and Mrs. B. Robert Wood

Benefactor $2,500

  • Anonymous
  • Mr. and Mrs. Robert Allen
  • Mrs. Janet A. Baines
  • Mrs. Herman Becker
  • Mr. and Mrs. Peter B. Benedict II
  • Dr. and Mrs. William Blackburn II
  • Mr. and Mrs. James H. Carney II
  • Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Corr
  • Mr. and Mrs. John H. Dobbs, Sr.
  • Mr. and Mrs. John Forelle
  • Mrs. Natalie C. Jackson
  • Mr. and Mrs. William W. Lane
  • Mr. and Mrs. George Marshall
  • Mr. and Mrs. Robert F. McCabe
  • Mr. and Mrs. John McClure
  • Mrs. Patrick C. O'Brien, Jr.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Peter O'Malley
  • Mr. John H. Roberts
  • Mrs. Helen E. Stone
  • Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Scott
  • The Surdna Foundation
  • Mr. and Mrs. James T. Ueltschi
  • Mr. and Mrs. Scott Ulm

Gatekeepers of The Garden - $1,500

  • Ms. Rosamond W. Allen and Mr. Paul E. Landry
  • Francesca and Bradley Anderson
  • Mrs. Lois W. Appleby
  • Mrs. Marilyn P. Asplundh
  • Mr. and Mrs. William S. Bahrenburg, Jr.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Paul A. Becker
  • Mr. and Mrs. Peter B. Benedict
  • Mr. and Mrs. H.K. Benham III
  • Mr. and Mrs. Dudley Blossom III
  • Mrs. Margaret H. Bragg
  • Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Branson
  • Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Brashears
  • Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Brickman
  • Mr. and Mrs. William C. Buck
  • Dr. and Mrs. M. Arthur Budden
  • Dr. and Mrs. Donald Buebendorf
  • Mr. and Mrs. Richard B. Candler
  • Mr. and Mrs. Peter Cherry
  • Mrs. E. Taylor Chewning, Jr.
  • Mr. and Mrs. J. Sheldon Clark
  • Mr. Edward N. Dayton
  • Mr. and Mrs. Guy Dove III
  • Mrs. Edward du Pont
  • Mr. and Mrs. John W. Edwards
  • Mr. and Mrs. Charles S. Foresman
  • Mr. and Mrs. Guy Fritts
  • Mr. and Mrs. John R. Furrer
  • Mrs. Margaret Cone Gasche
  • Mr. William F. Glavin
  • Mr. and Mrs. L. Nicholas Geeslin
  • Mr. and Mrs. John C. Goodall, Jr.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Herbert W. Gullquist
  • Mr. and Mrs. Duke Habernickel
  • Ms. Liz Hallinan and Mr. Jay Petersen
  • Mrs. George F. Hamner, Sr.
  • Mrs. Robert P. Hauptfuhrer
  • Mr. and Mrs. Louis L. Hoynes, Jr.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Hunsaker III
  • Mrs. Elizabeth S. Jacobsen
  • Mrs. Cristine W. Jamison
  • Mrs. E. Bradley Jones
  • Ms. Robin Jones
  • Mr. Robert Jureit
  • Mr. and Mrs. Henry K. Justi
  • Mr. and Mrs. George Kahle
  • Ms. Lisa M. Kahle and Mr. Thomas Tierney
  • Mr. and Mrs. David Kaytes
  • Mr. and Mrs. William J. Kirby
  • Mrs. Chester Kotkowski
  • Mr. and Mrs. John C. Kurtz
  • Mrs. Arthur McKee Latta
  • Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Lockhart
  • Mrs. Eleanor P. Lloyd
  • Mr. and Mrs. Robert Malin
  • Mr. and Mrs. Peter A. Manz
  • Mr. and Mrs. Henry J. Maresi
  • Marilyn and John McConnell
  • Dr. and Mrs. David J. McKenna
  • Mr. and Mrs. Matthew McManus
  • Mr. James J. McNulty
  • Mr. and Mrs. Richard Metzler
  • Mrs. Edward A. Michael
  • Dr. and Mrs. Paul V. Minotty
  • Mr. and Mrs. J. Earl Morgan III
  • Mr. and Mrs. David N. Moulton
  • Mr. and Mrs. John A. O'Steen
  • Mr. and Mrs. Donald Patterson
  • Mr. and Mrs. Ken Potter
  • Mrs. Edward Prein
  • Mr. and Mrs. Ronald J. Rennick, Jr.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Randall D. Rogers
  • Mr. and Mrs. G. Alexander Ross
  • Gavin and Marcia Ruotolo
  • Mr. and Mrs. Richard E. Sameth
  • Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Schneider
  • Mr. and Mrs. Frank C. Schroeder
  • Mrs. Suzanne M. Scully
  • Ms. Susan Schuyler Smith
  • Mr. and Mrs. Francis C. Smithers
  • Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Stewart
  • Mrs. Henry G. Stifel
  • Mary and Clay Stobaugh
  • Mrs. Shelley S. Sweeney
  • Mr. and Mrs. Edward Tapley
  • Mr. Robert J. Theis, Sr.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Larry Timmerman
  • Dr. and Mrs. Glenn Tremml
  • Mr. and Mrs. W. James Truettner, Jr.
  • Mrs. Anne D. Wallace
  • The Warwick Foundation
  • Mrs. Ann P. Webber
  • Mr. and Mrs. Roger U. Wellington, Jr.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Patrick J. Welsh
  • Mr. Kenneth L. Wessel
  • Mr. and Mrs. Macauley Whiting, Jr.
  • Mrs. Mary Lou H. Young

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