Commemorative Gifts

Commemorative Gifts

Commemorative gifts are a great way to beautify the campus and honor Penn State Shenango family, friends, or events. Donate a leaf to the Tree of Life or other commemorative gift on the Penn State Shenango campus. 

Tree of Life 

We would like to invite you to be a part of our Tree of Life located in the Lartz Memorial Library. Tree of Life leaves are $500. They can be given through a one-time payment or in payments over 2-5 years. 

Other Options 

Shenango campus also has commemorative trees and benches available to memorialize a special loved one or event. 

A commemorative tree is $1,500. Tree costs may vary depending upon the species and the size of the tree. Cost includes the tree price, cast bronze plaque, shipping, labor, and materials to stake, mulch, water, and on-going maintenance. 

A commemorative bench and plaque requires a donation of $2,500. This includes the bench, plaque, labor and materials. 

Trees and benches costs can be covered through one-time payment or multiple payments over 2-3 years. 

Methods of Payment 

When making your gift, please indicate the name of the person who will be honored and the name(s) of the donor(s). Also specify that it is for a leaf, tree, or bench. 

Send a check made payable to Penn State Shenango to: 

Development Office
Penn State Shenango
147 Shenango Avenue
Sharon, PA 16146 


Make a gift online by visiting Giving to Penn State. After selecting Penn State Shenango from the designation list, please check “Other” as a designation and type "Commemorative (leaf, tree, or bench)" and the honoree in the comments box.