Hope Grows Take a Break in the Dirt program is expanding to the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden for the winter season.

Adaptive gardening and nature related program for children with disabilities and special needs.

9:30 am—12:00 pm

Save the dates—Register early

Enrollment is for a 6 week program – February 4, 11, 18, 25 and March 4, 11, 2017


Children are matched with a volunteer who guides and supports them, whether they have a physical, intellectual, or developmental disability.

Children and volunteers meet in the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden Bayer Welcome Center on Saturday mornings to participate in weekly activities.

Sign up early-space is limited.

To Register: Call 412-369-4673 or email info@hopegrows.net

Mandatory Registration and Application Process

Good To Know

* Volunteers are trained in the Take Five Respite*

*Care Worker Model & the Hope Grows Therapeutic Horticulture Model*

* Volunteers are screened and background checks are required*

* A Hope Grows Garden Facilitator is present at all sessions*

* Transportation is the responsibility of the family*