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Review for La Reserva Forest Foundation, Shelby Twp, MI, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

From my father, with whom i had a more than lifelong sore contact, i inherited money, during his life and after he eventually passed with 86 yrs of age. I was never an example of gratitude, and could have spent it wiser. - The repeating thoughts were, i want your love, and not your money - Slowly though forgiveness and acceptance did seep through, and somehow early this year i needed to do something again. Trees and planting trees, has a place in my heart. Unfortunately I don't have land of my own to plant on. Roberta's dedication and enthusiasm in this had already touched me over the years. In the name of my father i made quite a big donation to LRFF, and now a grove is planted there, with his name. Their response, and the effect it had on me was overwhelming, beyond words. I cried and cried....... Something good happened on various levels.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I simply feel good about this organization, and the good vibrations they radiate. I find it very touching what they are doing, doing good to nature, to humanity, helping and restoring and inspiring others to join them doing good, and feel good about life.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

ask them to move into my backyard.

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What specific problem, purpose, priority, or project prompted your gift?

Rio Sol Corridor in Costa Rica. Which is serving multiple purposes.

Why did you make your donation at this time?

Partly personal reasons, partly feeling the need to do a big donation again, for a good purpose, an investment in feeling GOOD.

What would you tell others about this organization?

LRFF is doing great work to the world, I am glad, feel inspired and honored to know them. For all those people who grow up, and live in apartments, ( so often dominated by tv and computer) who do not have a garden, this is a great way to relate to nature, to plant or to have others plant FOR them. Go visit them, - if possible - feel inspired! - or read up on the website.

Role:  Donor & donated to LRFF - to planting trees on essential locations.