The Friends of Ewing Cultural Center is an opportunity to volunteer and help preserve and grow Ewing Manor and the Genevieve Green Gardens. Volunteers are individuals interested in the historic preservation of this unique community landmark and appreciate the extensive gardens available for public enjoyment. If you are interested in volunteering at Ewing Manor or the Genevieve Green Gardens, contact the Ewing staff at (309) 438-6333.
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Ewing Cultural Center is a landmark unique to Central Illinois. Private support allows the Illinois State University Foundation to maintain and restore the historical property, continue educational opportunities, and provide a place of solace in the beautiful gardens. Your contribution is needed and appreciated. For information about how you can support the property, contact the Illinois State University Development Office (309) 438-8041 or visit IllinoisState.edu/Giving.
There are several ways for environmentalists, historians, nature lovers, and friends of the University to support the mission of Ewing Cultural Center:
Raise funds for the support of the Genevieve Green Gardens.
Opportunities to pay tribute to individuals, organizations, and others by naming new amenities and features at the gardens in their honor.
Efforts to creatively use Ewing Manor and its surroundings to support and expand educational opportunities and restoration efforts of the Manor.