Your gift is the spark that will bring the new library and park to life! FLF is a chapter of Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries, a 501(c)(3) organization. Donations are tax-deductible.

Thank you to our generous donors! To date we have raised over $275,00 towards our goal of $350,000. 

Donate to Support

  • Enhancements for the Library
  • Special features for the Park
  • A fund to support programs for the community
  • The Felton special collections of Local History and Environmental Science books
  • Support for ongoing beautification & habitat preservation of library and park gardens

Donor Recognition

Business donors of $1,500 and more will be recognized on the permanent donor wall in the library foyer. 

Individual donors of $500 and more will be recognized on the permanent donor wall in the library foyer. Gifts may be made “In Honor of” or “In Memory of”.

Donors of $100 to $499 will be recognized with their name on a bookplate for the Felton Collection of Local History and Environmental Science books. 

Thank you to our generous donors!!

To date we have raised over $275,000 towards our goal of $350,000.

Founders $100,000+

The Verutti Family
Kenneth & Shirley Whalen Family Trust 

Builders $50,000+

The Carol Anicka Mihalik Memorial Fund for the San Lorenzo Valley
at Community Foundation Santa Cruz County

Benefactors $20,000+ 

Ronald P. & Cynthia D. Sekkel
Mary Wood, In Honor of Glenn & Margaret
Coolidge & The Wood Family

Patrons 10,000+

Bill & Linda Anderson
Les & Nancy Gardner
Nancy Gerdt & Glenn Lyons
Joe Griffin & Linda Fawcett
Mitchell Kimbrough & Regina Radan
Michele & Jim Mosher
Missy & Gene Ratcliffe In Memory of Edward Ratcliffe
Rotary Club of San Lorenzo Valley
The Scher Family

Sponsors $5,000+

Gaylynn & Dan Firth
David McMurtry & Phyllis Taylor
Supervisor Bruce McPherson
Ralph & Chris Miljanicht 

Supporters $1,500+

Judy Anderson In Memory of Wayne, Betty, and Steve Dennis
Mike & Elaine Fresco
Bob & Terri, Kristi, Ty & Jessica Locatelli
Diane & Gary McCormick
Nina Moore
Kristin, Sebastien, & Katelyn Praly
Lisa & Tim Robinson
Shelly King Schuur & John Schuur In Memory of Harold Gilbertson
Judi Sherman
Linda & Kelley Skeff
Mary Jo Walker & Kevin Collins
Donna Ziel In Memory of Roy McDowell

In-Kind Donors $1,500+

Business with Pleasure
Cary & Jenny Coleman
ninamo design
Wild Roots Market

Contributors $500+

Linda Bixby
Eric Brown & Cathy Lemeshewsky
J.M. Brown
Friends of the Scotts Valley Library
Virginia Gilbertson & Friends In Memory of Harold Gilbertson
Karen Holl & Michael Loik
Dan Lazarus
Gail Levine
Paul Machlis & Mira Haslam
Nancy & Ken Macy
Marilyn Marzell & Patti Maxine
Jen Michelsen
Joseph Mount In Memory of Robert Mount
Susan Nemitz
Kevin & Lisa O’Connor
Marilyn Robertson
Renee Shepherd
Nancy & Ray Sherrod
Barbara Sprenger & Ken Meshke
Michael & Leslie Tierra
Elizabeth Watson In Memory of Virginia Lee Kennedy
Sean Wharton
Virginia Wright & Tom Fredericks In Memory of Shirlee and David Byrd

Thank you to all of our donors and supporters!

Nature Discovery Park Sponsorship Opportunities

Visit our Nature Discovery Park page form information on sponsoring garden areas, watershed learning areas, environmental education components, play areas, and commemorative benches and trees.  

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