Your Support Changes Lives

Since the start of our programs, we’ve engaged and educated over 6,161 youth and grown, harvested, and donated enough organic produce to positively impact 964,468 meals for community members in need.

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Every Contribution Helps

If you are considering donating to Trellis, ANY amount is helpful. If you would like some inspiration, below are some ideas for one time and monthly amounts that correspond to specific needs for the organization.

One Time Ideas

$1,206 is the cost to build and install one raised bed garden at one youth or Food for All partner site.
$896 pays the educational grant for one teen to participate in our Youth Seed Enterprise summer program.
$512 pays for a healthy breakfast and lunch for one youth participant in our Youth Seed Enterprise summer program.
$320 pays for a full set of garden/landscaping tools for one garden or conservation cohort
$144 is the cost equivalent of an 8 week organic produce share subscription for a family in need
$56 pays for the seeds and seedlings needed to plant one garden bed for three seasons.

Monthly Ideas

$6 pays for personal protective equipment (mask, gloves, hand sanitizer) for one employee per month.
$16 is the monthly fee for one intern to access anti-virus and our team productivity application, Asana
$37 is the monthly cost of our internet hosting services and platform access
$89 is the cost for us to attend one professional development webinar a month
Checkout the Impact Trellis had in 2021: Grew and donated 33,649 pounds of organic produce; Enhanced leadership skills and career readiness in 50 teens; Taught 100 youth about entrepreneurship; placed 9 youth in paid internships with area nonprofits, positively impacted 133,500 neighbors in need. Help us do EVEN MORE next year! Click here to donate now.

About Trellis

Trellis for Tomorrow is a 17-year-old organization that delivers experiential programs in organic gardening, environmental education, and food security that provide practical and behavioral life skills for youth and adults. Our aspiration is to foster compassion and resilience in people and inspire them to build sustainable communities.


We prepare diverse groups of youth for success by teaching them healthy living skills, the value of work, leadership and teamwork , sustainable agriculture, youth philanthropy, social entrepreneurship, social justice, green business practices, community and civic engagement.


Our programming for children cultivates a connection to nature, encourages curiosity and creativity and introduces the importance of making healthy choices.


Community engagement is at the heart of Trellis for Tomorrow’s mission. We create partnerships and collaborations that shift the balance in socio-economically challenged communities toward food justice and food security.
If you shop on Amazon, shop via AmazonSmile and choose Trellis for Tomorrow as your charity. AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to Trellis for Tomorrow.

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Other Ways to Give

Thank you for your interest in supporting the work Trellis is doing in the community. There are lots of ways to give. Find the donation method that works best for you.

Donate by Mail
Not comfortable donating online? No problem! You can mail a check to us at: 35 Hall Street, Suite 302, Phoenixville, PA 19460
Match your Gift
Does your employer have a matching gifts program? See if they will match your donation to Trellis or allow you to donate via payroll deduction.
Follow us on Facebook at Use the donate button to give to Trellis via Facebook. You can also fundraise for us.
Donor Advised Funds (DAFs)
Trellis for Tomorrow is a 501c3. Request a grant from your DAF provider.
In-Kind Donations
Contact us to learn more about our in-kind needs at this time.
Shop Amazon
When making a regular Amazon purchase, use Amazon Smile instead. Amazon will donate to us on your behalf- at no cost to you.

Trellis has an Amazon Wish List from which you can choose items that we need to run our programs and operations.  The list can be found here and it works like a gift registry.

I feel happy and proud because I’m able to help people in this community, all of our food benefits them. You’re really helping people a lot with this program and learning a lot too.

Xochitel, Youth Participant, Age 16

Other Ways to Support Trellis

We are always looking for volunteers. Please submit your name and contact information to and our volunteer coordinator will reach out to you.
Join our Board
Interested in serving as a board member? Contact to learn more.
Refer Participants to our Program
Know a local teen who would be interested in a Trellis program? Please spread the word! Contact with program questions.
Attend an Event
Keep an eye on our event page at We’d love to see you at one of our upcoming events. Subscribe to our newsletter by emailing with Newsletter in the subject line, and you’ll be the first to know about exciting happenings with Trellis.
Connect us to you Business or Foundation
Think we would be a good fit with your business? Contact for more information about becoming a corporate sponsor or partner.
Follow us on Social Media
Simply follow us on social media. A few likes and shares can go a long way. (Facebook | LinkedIn | Instagram)
The official registration and financial information of Trellis for Tomorrow may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.