Celebrating its 30th Anniversary in 2014, the Foundation of the State Arboretum of Virginia (FOSA) is the official fund-raising, membership, and gift receiving organization for the State Arboretum of Virginia and Blandy Experimental Farm. FOSA is a 501(c)(3) and is a university-related foundation. FOSA has about 700 member units. In 2013,100 active volunteers amassed nearly 4,800 volunteer hours by helping in the gardens, at events, and in our gift shop under the arch.
|Board of Directors
Sylvia Wilson, President
Bob Wever, Vice President
Bob Lee, Secretary
Kathy Clark, Treasurer
Bruce Downing, Past President
Tressa Borland Reuling
| Please call or email Martha Bjelland, Director of FOSA, to learn of exciting gift opportunities at the State Arboretum and Blandy Experimental Farm.
Below are a few
examples of donation
Are you interested in helping out in the gardens, or at an event? Would you like to be a vendor at ArborFest or Garden Fair? Are you considering Blandy for your upcoming wedding?
- A memorial bench located in a meaningful place at the Arboretum is a wonderful way to remember a loved one.
- Special projects
- Graduate student research support
Contact Koy Mislowsky,
FOSA's Volunteer and Events Coordinator to learn more about our thriving volunteer program, and events held at Blandy.
FOSA MEMBERSHIP HAS ITS PRIVILEGES
There are many benefits to being a member of the Foundation of the State Arboretum! To learn more about membership benefits, become a FOSA member, make a donation or online payment for an upcoming event or program, please click on the link below.
Dial the main office, 540-837-1758 x 224 for general information on FOSA membership, programs,
and to make a donation or payment by telephone.
|Learn more about FOSA:
Visit our Arbor Vitae Official Archive
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