Community Cultivation Campaign 

Keep High Point Beautiful and the High Point Urban Forestry Committee took inventory of the trees lost to accidental damage or disease along Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and found that many need to be replaced. Through the efforts of the Community Cultivation Campaign we endeavor to partner with the community to raise the necessary funds to replant trees and restore the landscape.

Final CCC Logo

Before and after of projected replacement project

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“It really boils down to this: that all life is interrelated.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Important Donation News:

Phillips Collection has generously offered to help our Community Cultivation Campaign in a BIG way! To aid in the effort to raise funds and plant trees along MLK Dr., Phillips Collection will match all donations up to $1,000.00. This High Point based company continues to invest in our city and we are so grateful to be partnering with them as our lead sponsor. Please consider giving today so your funds can have twice the impact!

Donor Information and Resources

  • Interest form - Fill this out to receive more information about the campaign
  • Official donor letter: English & Spanish
  • Supplemental Donor Form- Please make sure to print this out and attach it to your donation

Thank You to the Following Donors and Sponsors

Without them this project would not be possible!

Phillips Collection

High Point University, Emerywood Living Magazine,

The Cover the City Project, Lindsey Owings, Carolina Owings, Mid-Week Garden Club, Sheila Hanson, Sally Farrar, Dudley Moore, Susan Connor, Doug Harrison, and Barbara Coughlin 


Tree-mendous Information

Trees are wonderful for absorbing pollution, improving aesthetics, minimizing erosion, reducing flooding and many other factors that improve human health and wellbeing. For more information on trees and their importance to our community please check out the following resources.

  • High Point Urban Forestry Program – A city website offering information, resources and other projects about trees specific to our city!
  • National Arbor Day Foundation – From the national leader in tree planting efforts, information about the overall benefits of trees.
  • TreesAreGood.org – This site offers a lot of helpful information from the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA).
  • NC Forest Service – The NC Forest Service also offers great information about their Urban & Community Forestry program. 
  • NC Urban Forest Council –  This statewide advocacy nonprofit for trees offers a lot of good advice about keeping your own trees happy and healthy for generations to come.