The City of Sartell has opportunities available to honor a loved one, commemorate a special event or make a donation to beautify Sartell, by purchasing a bench, tree, or paver to be placed in the City's Park System.


Donation Opportunities

Angel of Hope Paver Sponsorship

$150.00 per paver

Pavers are a great way to recognize a person, business, an achievement or community group near the Angel of Hope Statue. Pavers are 4″ x 8″ in size and may be purchased any time throughout the year but will only be installed in the summer and fall of each year.

Paver Information:

  • Recognition Paver will accommodate 15 characters per line and 3 lines max
  • No logos are permitted on paver
  • Public Works Department must approve paver messages

Tree Sponsorship

$250.00 per tree

Trees are a great way to honor a loved one and also be friendly to the environment. Trees must be purchased through the City. Trees may be purchased anytime throughout the year, but trees will be planted only in the Spring and Fall each year. An approved species will be chosen based on planting site and a recognition plaque will be installed at planting. Deciduous trees will be approximately 2″ in diameter and evergreens will be 5 to 6 feet in height. The sponsorship of a tree includes the purchase and installation of a tree, plaque and one replacement tree, if needed, within first 5 years.

Plaque Information:

  • Recognition Plaque will accommodate 15 characters per line and 3 lines max
  • No logos are permitted on plaque
  • Public Works Department must approve plaque messages

Bench Sponsorship

Stationary Bench: $1500.00
Swinging Bench: $2250.00

Benches are another great way to commemorate a person or event and also enhance the aesthetics of the City’s park and trail system. Benches must be purchased through the City of Sartell and can be done so anytime throughout the year. Installations of the benches will happen only in the summer and fall. There are two types of benches to choose from and each bench will include a recognition plaque. The total sponsorship of a bench includes the bench, concrete base, plaque and installation.

Plaque Information:

  • Recognition Plaque will accommodate 30 characters per line and two line max
  • No logos are permitted on plaque
  • Public Works Department must approve plaque messages

Additional Information

  • The City of Sartell will not accept privately purchased trees, pavers or benches.
  • The Public Works Department will make the final determination of where the trees and benches are placed within the park system, but effort will be made to accommodate donor’s preferred location for trees and benches and donor may cancel the donation if a location can’t be agreed upon in advance.
  • Plaques are symbolic of the donation and do not entitle the donor to ownership of the particular donated element.
  • The City of Sartell does not guarantee the lifespan of a tree donation past one replacement within first 5 years. The benches have a 5-year warranty on product defects only, deemed as such solely by the manufacturer.
  • Complete funding for the donation must be processed before the commencement of any work.
  • Prices are subject to periodic revision.
  • Only tree, bench and paver donations are covered by this program.  A donor requesting any other donation, dedication, or memorial must apply to the Public Works Department.