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Planting and installing floating gardens in the Chicago River in May of 2017.
Planting and installing floating gardens in the Chicago River in May of 2017.
368 backers pledged $28,984 to help bring this project to life.
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Floating Gardens in the Chicago River

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    The Planter

    Contribute a plant! We will read your name out loud at the installation when we plant the little guy!

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    Mr. / Ms. Grassroots

    Contribute 3 plants! Not only will we thank you out loud when we plant your donation, but our team will high five in honor of you. We’ll film it and share it with you later!

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    The Rock

    Contribute 1 square foot of floating gardens! This includes the materials, the plants and everything needed for your square foot to flourish! In addition, your name will be marked in stone along the Chicago River--we’ll carve your name into a stone and place it in the square of land you helped make possible! We’ll then take a photo of your rock in your garden and send it back to you.

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    The Gardener

    Contribute 4 square feet of floating gardens! You will get The Rock incentive (a rock with your name carved into it, placed in your donated section, and a photo) PLUS we’ll also send you a replica of your stone that we placed in the garden! That stone will come with a personal thank you note and an 1 Urban Rivers-branded t-shirt.

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    The Forest Ranger

    Contribute 10 square feet of floating gardens! You will get the Gardener incentive (replica rock with your name sent to you, photo, personal note and Urban Rivers t-shirt) PLUS we will send you a personalized video of your pledged 10+ square feet! We will describe the plants installed and which animals we expect to utilize it. You will also get an invitation for a kayak trip with the Urban Rivers team and our top donors after we install the gardens!

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    The Ecologist

    Contribute an entire turtle or bird sanctuary! You will get the Forest Ranger incentive (replica rock with your name sent to you, photo, personal note, t-shirt, video and kayak tour) PLUS we'll even name the animal sanctuary after you (or a name of your choosing!). Imagine a “John Doe Turtle Sanctuary.” Your friends and family will think you’re so cool!

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    Pledge US$ 10,000 About US$ 10,000

    The DiCaprio

    Contribute 200 square feet of floating gardens! For your donation, you will get all incentives listed above, PLUS you’ll become an official partner / sponsor of Urban rivers and be featured on on our website! In addition, a commemorative plaque will be made with your name and/or company logo--made of environmentally-friendly material, of course! We will send you a one copy and we will have another copy at the installation.

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