Down in the Dirt
The seeds have sprouted! After two and a half years, we launched our first program earlier this month with our gardening workshop series. Participants received supplies and used printed or video instructions to create a beautiful flower basket at home. 

"My daughter has a sensory processing disorder and was struggling this morning- this was a perfect activity to help us get a little more regulated! We had so much fun and can’t wait for them to grow!" Picture Courtesy of Tina Eygabroad

This was the first of four workshops in this workshop series that will continue once a month throughout the summer. These therapeutic gardening workshops offer opportunities to work on fine motor skills, and enjoy the mood-boosting affects of nurturing plant-life. 

This is just the beginning of what our mission will accomplish in the Quad Cities! As we grow, these workshops will expand into a community garden, and eventually, a farm property with residential, vocational, and day programs.

We are grateful to everyone who has supported the Sunrise Village mission so far- this wouldn't be happening without you!

-Kathy Fiscus, President & Founder 

Join us for container gardening workshops throughout the summer!

June 21st- Herbs
July 19th- Succulents
August 16th- Terrarium
Each workshop is scheduled for 2pm. You can sign up for one or all three!

Planting kits are deliverable to the Iowa & Illinois Quad Cities metro area (Bettendorf, Davenport, Eldridge, LeClaire, Silvis, East Moline, Moline, Rock Island, and Milan), but curbside pick-up in Bettendorf is also available.

These are live, vitual workshops, but a recording will be sent to everyone who registers in case you miss the live tutorial.

All registrants will receive an email including a link to join us on Zoom for the live tutorial, a list of supplies (in case you would like more than one flower basket or weren't able to get one of the free kits), text instructions, and video instructions.

You can create more opportunities for people with disabilities in the QCA by supporting programs like this workshop. Visit our website to make a difference!

Special thanks to our sponsor for the remaining three workshops!

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Although the John Deere Classic has been cancelled for 2020, the Birdies for Charity Program has already started and will continue with the traditional promise of a 5% bonus match. 

All penny pledge donations will be transitioned to a flat $20 donation per penny pledged (example .01/birdie = $20). All donors will now be eligible to win the 2-year lease of the 2020 Lexus NX in a random drawing.
 Ends July 10th. The minimum online donation amount is $20. 
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