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Kapowsin Giving Garden and Fruit Forest Grows Hope in Graham Washington

May 22, 2014

Sometimes famililes find themselves in some pretty desperate situations.  This year our garden helped several parents grow some hope that their lives could actually get better.  The spirits of these parents were elevated by the volunteer opportunities in our garden and the fact that even if one does not have a place to call home, one can still find solace and comfort in nature.

Parents living in harsh circumstances may not feel as connected with the school but the garden gives them a safe, nonjudgemental, and inviting way to participate in and be welcomed by our school community.

Thank you many times over for helping us to grow hope in our garden!

 

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A former student just stopped by to see the garden that he was instrumental in establishing here at Kapowsin. He recalled fond memories of a mountainous pile of soil and said "This garden was the best thing that happened to me at school!" He went on to say that he is now in charge of a local neighborhood community garden and that the gardening skills he learned here help him to teach his parents and others how to garden! :)

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