By engraving a name in the Circle of Friends, your own, that of someone you honor or love, or someone you loved and miss, you not only remember, you tell the world that this global tragedy must never be forgotten and that all lives lost to AIDS will be remembered. Moreover, your contribution will help maintain the Grove’s health and beauty in perpetuity. We have determined that the original Circle of Friends will be at capacity by the end of this year.
A completed donations of $1,000.00 entitles you to inscribe one name in the Circle of Friends. The next (and likely the final) round of engravings will occur in November, 2016, prior to our annual World AIDS Day National Observance on December 1st. All orders must be submitted by September 30th, 2016.
To order an engraving, please follow these steps:
1. Click the “To engrave a name…” button in the upper right hand corner above. This will take you to the National AIDS Memorial Grove’s online donation page.
2. One you have completed the ‘Your Donation Amount’ section, the next section is ‘Circle of Friends Engravings’. Click the toggle button to the right of the Circle of Friends graphic and enter the number of engraving you are ordering ($1,000 per engraving).
3. In the next section, ‘Circle of Friends Names’, enter the name exactly as you would like it engraved. You may include a first name, middle name and last name. Please contact Matt Kennedy at 415-765-0446 if you have any questions regarding character limits.
4. Complete the online donation process.
Notification of your order will be immediately sent to the National AIDS Memorial Grove’s offices, and we will contact you should we have any questions related to your order.