Growing Friends is an urban tree-planting organization. Its purpose is to enrich the quality of life in the Helena, Montana area with extensive planting of suitable, attractive, diverse, and well-cared-for trees and shrubs. Growing Friends works by funding and conducting planting projects, by educating the public and decision-makers, and by encouraging and assisting local governments.
Growing Friends is a non-profit and tax-deductible organization.
“We believe a place the size of Helena containing the refinement, intelligence, and wealth that our city does, will very soon see the necessity of acquiring parks, improving our streets and generally beautifying our town.”
ANNUAL REPORT of the Helena Improvement Society – January 1, 1900