We envision a future where violence is replaced with compassion, understanding, and healing.
Our healing garden will stand as a symbol of hope; a place where survivors find solace and strength in their journey to reclaim their lives. By offering support, resources, and a nurturing environment, we strive to build a community that rejects violence and promotes empathy, fostering a world where every individual can thrive without fear.
Our intentional design process will be centered around transforming a former WWII-era Winchester Repeating Arms test firing range at DeNicola Park in Hamden, Connecticut into a healing garden incorporating a sensory garden, seating areas, beautifully designed walkways and trails, & sculptural elements promoting healing.
In addition to working to create a welcoming garden for the public, Eli’s Garden of Healing produces and supports a range of violence healing and prevention programs for the community. We welcome the opportunity to partner and engage with other local community groups and nonprofits.
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