Support Art in the Garden

Please consider making a donation through PayPal Here or by mailing a check made out to AITG OMA Center for Mind, Body and Spirit and mailing it to OMA c/o Paul Clough 5890 Kings School Road, Bethel Park, PA 15102.

We also looking for non-monetary donations, such as the following. When possible, we buy locally and support Black-owned businesses. We welcome second-hand items, as we prefer to re-use materials in order to better care for the earth.

  • One compost tumbler (60+ gallons)
  • Healthy snacks (nut and peanut free)
  • Assistance building a water wall for water play
  • 3 inch ceramic potters (for planting and decorating, 90 count)
  • Potting soil
  • 1 Pod Sensory Swing and stand
  • Drawing notebooks for each camper (100 count)
  • Treasure boxes (90 count)
  • Compostable plates and bowls
  • Two mini-fridges for storing supplemental camp food and drink
  • Enclosed bulletin board for ceramic murals made by campers and families
  • 2-3 digital microscopes (chargeable/cordless, under $100)

With much thanks to a generous donor for donating for Summer Camp 2022:

  • Outdoor mud kitchen
  • Paint Markers (3 sets)
  • Drawing notebooks for campers (80 count)
  • Magnifying glasses with lanyard (80 count)
  • 8×10 Canvas Panels (180 count)
  • Wood hinged treasure boxes (60 count)
  • Sand for sandbox (3-4 bags)
  • Metal or glass water bottles for campers (10 count)
  • Compostable plates and silverware

Much thanks to the East End Food Co-Op for donating:

  • 32 ounces raw honey
  • 2.5 gallons of apple cider vinegar
  • 4oz mason jars (60 count)

Much thanks to Spak Brother’s for donating:

  • Pizza dough for pretzel making at Fall Festival

Much thanks to Home Depot for donating

  • 60 pumpkins for carving and decorating at Fall Festival

Much thanks to generous donors for donating:

  • Acrylic Paint
  • A bell
  • Stumps for sitting
  • Healthy snacks
  • Aprons or T-shirts for painting (50 count)
  • Popsicle Sticks (300+ count)
  • Pillow cases (white, 60 count)

With much thanks to The Refresh Fund, these items are now covered:

  • A fruit tree for campers to plant while learning about biodiversity and food sovereignty
  • 100 vegetable and pollinator-attracting starts for campers to grow

We are so grateful for the support of our funders who make this work possible.

Art in the Garden is a program of OMA Center for Mind, Body and Sprit, a 501c3 non-profit, and the Borland Garden Cooperative. We are currently supported by donations from people like you and donors including: OMA Center for Mind, Body and SpiritBorland GardenRivers of Steel, Pittsburgh Cultural TrustHemispheric Conversations: Urban Art Project (HCUAP), The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh Glass Center, The Kingsley Association, Earthen Vessels Outreach, Eastminster Presbyterian ChurchGrounded StrategiesThe Neighbors Committee at East Liberty Presbyterian Church, East End Food Coop, Reading is Fundamental, Home Depot, Spak Brothers, and Tree Pittsburgh. Art in the Garden is also supported, in part, by a grant from Burkholder Foundation, a grant from The Virginia A. McKee for the Poor Fund and by the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council through its Allegheny Arts Revival Grant and the National Endowment for the Arts. To find out more about how National Endowment for the Arts grants impact individuals and communities, visit http://www.arts.gov. Much gratitude for making the work we do possible!

Check out our newsletter below for a celebration of 10 years of programming!