The Garden project can be supported through financial contribution, donations of materials or labor or by getting involved in other ways.

It is the hope of the committee that the donations will permit us to also create a scholarship in Steven’s memory to ensure that his legacy of forgiveness lives on for many years to come.

The Steven McDonald Memorial Corporation has been created to accept tax-deductible donations to support the garden and the scholarship. 

The following is a list of the costs associated with the creation of the Steven McDonald Garden of Forgiveness.


  • Stone Paver Fountain - $7,000

  • Stone Pavers - $10,000

  • Teak Benches (8) - $1,500 each

  • Concrete Bench Plinths (1) - $6,000

  • Tall Evergreen Bushes (8) - $180 each

  • Laurel Bushes (24) - $110 each

  • Evergreen Shrubs (24) - $30 each

  • Border Plants (48) - $15 each

  • Bronze Dedication Plaque (1) - $850

  • Plumbing & Electrical Costs

  • Masonry Services

  • Landscaping Services

We greatly appreciate any and all ways you can give and thank you for your consideration.

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It is estimated that the creation of the Garden will cost approximately $75,000.


It is also hoped that through donations a scholarship fund can be established.


Please consider contributing to this lasting tribute to Steven McDonald; any size donation is greatly appreciated.


You can also mail tax deductible donations:

The Steven McDonald Memorial Corp.

P.O. Box 282

Malverne, NY 11565

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