TDD Walk in the Garden

TDD Walk in the Garden

Trail walk of various lengths


And stone bench dedication


Trail walk of various lengths


Sun, August 1, 2021 @ 8:00 am


Tower Hill Botanic Garden


This special event at Tower Hill Botanic Garden celebrates NICU graduates and remembers the babies who have left this world too soon. Event includes:

  • Trail routes of various lengths and difficulty all finishing near the TDD stone bench
  • Remembrance activities 
  • Coffee and light breakfast included
  • Raffles
  • An option for virtual walkers who cannot join us at Tower Hill 

The TDD partnership with Tower Hill Botanic Garden presents a beautiful stone bench as a memorial to the babies who have left this world too soon, and an ongoing commitment for proceeds from TDD events to provide current and past NICU families free passes to Tower Hill Botanical Garden, a place for reflection, comfort, and rejuvenation.  

Event Tickets for Individuals
$25 Adult (ages 18 years and older)
$10 Youth (ages 2 to 17 years) 
Under age 2 is free

Event Schedule 

  • 8:00 AM Tower Hill opens for participants in the TDD Walk in the Garden
    • Maps of walk routes and refreshments available in the Welcome Center
  • 8:30 AM Welcome remarks in garden behind Welcome Center
    • Remembrance activities
  • 10:00 AM Event concludes 

TDD Merchandise
Order tee shirts, sweatshirts, and hoodies from the TDD online store. Hurry! The store closes August 2. 
Click here to visit online store. 

Note that leashed dogs are allowed on the outer trails at Tower Hill, but not in the formal gardens. 

VIRTUAL WALKER: If you cannot join us at the event at Tower Hill on August 1, participate as a virtual walker. Simply make a donation of any amount to the UMass NICU through this form, complete your walk anywhere, and feel free to share the details of your walk with us on social media. 

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