Year Founded
1971
EIN
56-1014180
Local Leader/Exec. Director
Barrett Ranson
Primary Contact Name
Wing Haven
Main Address

260 Ridgewood Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28209
United States

Elizabeth Lawrence House & Garden
348 Ridgewood Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28209
United States

Wing Haven Foundation Office
260 Ridgewood Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28209
United States

Wing Haven Garden & Bird Sanctuary
248 Ridgewood Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28209
United States

What We Do

Wing Haven provides a natural oasis for inspiration, reflection and study of its three public gardens. We welcome visitors of all ages to discover and learn during our programs and special events each year. Wing Haven's mission is to cultivate sanctuary in nature, environmental stewardship and the legacy of Southern horticulture. 

Interesting Info
  • Our vision is to inspire a passion for the natural world!
  • Wing Haven welcomes more than 20,000 visitors annually.
  • More than 300 at-risk children served last year through Wing Haven's PEEPs (Preschool Environmental Education Program), Nest Explorers and Brookstone Explorers
Geographic Location
Volunteer Opportunities

Wing Haven Host
Repeats daily, 10am - 5pm for 348 times
Flexible Timing

Rose Garden Volunteers
Repeats weekly on Wednesday, 10am - 12pm for 260 times
Duration of 2 hours

Herb Garden Volunteers
Repeats weekly on Thursday, 9am - 11am
Duration of 2 hours

SEED Garden Volunteers
Repeats weekly on Friday, 10am - 1:30pm
Duration of 3 hours 30 minutes

Events

Story Time & More
Repeats monthly on the first Monday, 10am - 12pm for 60 times
Duration of 2 hours
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Wellness Wednesdays: Qigong in the Garden
Repeats monthly on the first Wednesday, 9am - 10am for 60 times
Duration of 1 hour
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Food Truck & Music in the Garden
Repeats annually on the 13th of September, 5:30pm - 8pm for 2 times
Duration of 2 hours 30 minutes
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Fall Girl Scout Badge Day
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Duration of 4 hours
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Reset Retreat
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Duration of 3 hours
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Elizabeth Lawrence House & Garden
Wing Haven Garden & Bird Sanctuary
Wing Haven Garden & Bird Sanctuary
Wing Haven Garden & Bird Sanctuary
Wing Haven Garden & Bird Sanctuary
SEED Wildlife & Children's Garden
SEED Wildlife & Children's Garden
SEED Wildlife & Children's Garden
Elizabeth Lawrence House & Garden
Annual Volunteer Appreciation Coffee
Junior League volunteers with Education Staff