People Often Ask...
“What happens to people with disabilities when they are 22 years old and can no longer attend the public school system?”
Why Disabled Young Adults Need MoreGovernment budgeting constraints leave thousands of people and their families with little or no support. As a result, the skills learned in school deteriorate, and isolation from friends and other community support grows. Learn More >
How We Help Disabled Young AdultsMurray Greenhouse Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to the furthering of education for adults with disabilities. The Murray Greenhouse is a safe place for intellectually disabled young adults to learn independence and life skills, as well as having a social outlet to enjoy themselves and intermingle with others with the same challenges.
Murray Greenhouse Foundation - We Offer a Solution
Conceived as a safe and nurturing learning place whose cornerstone is our greenhouse, the Foundation provides the teaching of individualized independent living skills and many other skills for people with disabilities. At the Murray Greenhouse, people can learn the skills necessary to be successful in their personal lives, and help build a better life for themselves and their families.
Through the efforts and support of many people and organizations in 2008, the Foundation opened a facility located at 6366 South 900 East, Murray, Utah 84121. On-site we have also have two greenhouses that are one of the focal points in our efforts to help people learn work skills in the horticulture field.
Benefits of a Greenhouse
The Murray Greenhouse Foundation’s school area is in a renovated home. Located on a half acre lot across from Wheeler Farm with a 2000 square foot greenhouse and a smaller 14’ x 23’ greenhouse in the back. The participants of the Foundation seed and care for plants in the greenhouse benefitting from the wonder of growing things and the joy of the harvest.
Growing Our Foundation
We then sell the results to our community in hopes of helping the foundation financially and giving our participants the satisfaction of working and seeing the benefits of their hard work.
Opportunities to Help Us
Any support is MUCH appreciated, be it in volunteering time, energy, advice or even spreading the word about this great Foundation. Come to our sales and buy the plants we have lovingly nurtured – even get your Halloween pumpkins! It helps to change the lives of adults with disabilities and make a positive difference in yours. Call Now to find out more or contribute(801) 266-0669
The Murray Greenhouse Foundation is a non-profit organization and has 501-C3 status so all donations are tax-deductible.
Our Mission Statement
To provide an individualized program for adults with disabilities to achieve productivity, independence and a contributing place in society, through a broad spectrum of positive learning, social and vocational experience in a safe and stimulating environment supported by enthusiastic parental and community involvement.