McKain-Kinney Remembrance Rose Garden

Rose GardenThe Garden's Second Home
The McKain-Kinney Remembrance Rose Garden was originally planted on the Magic Valley Regional Medical Center's south campus in 1997 to honor the former spouses of Twin Falls philanthropists Barbara McKain and Jim Kinney. Ms. McKain and Mr. Kinney generously financed the costs for the garden's site excavation and irrigation and electrical systems; their generous gifts transformed a hospital parking lot into a living, thriving garden.

The McKain-Kinney Remembrance Rose Garden grew in its original location for ten years, as members from the community and the hospital staff steadily filled the garden with in memoriam plants, paving stones, statuary and benches.

In May 2011, the hospital moved to its new home located at the corner of Pole Line and Grandview in Twin Falls. The statuary, trellises, benches, water features and plaques were relocated to the new McKain-Kinney Remembrance Rose Garden site outside of the new St. Luke's Mountain States Tumor Institute (MSTI). The St. Luke's Magic Valley Health Foundation invites you to donate to the McKain-Kinney Remembrance Rose Garden in its new location.

Gifts That Honor the Special People in Your Life
The garden is funded by donations received by the St. Luke's Magic Valley Health Foundation. It is divided into 10 areas available for underwriting support. Each sponsored area is recognized with an en¬graved marble tile placed in that area of the garden. All gifts received for the garden are recognized by the Foundation unless anonymity is requested.

The following items are available:
Click here to see a map of the McKain-Kinney Remembrance Rose Garden and the rose varieties available for designation.

Alpine Garden: $25,000
This half-circle garden features plants typically found in an alpine environment; a waterfall serves as the garden's centerpiece. The Alpine Garden is placed by a bank of windows outside of the Cancer Center where patients receiving chemotherapy can enjoy the view.

Butterfly Garden: $25,000
This half-circle garden, which includes a waterfall feature, is full of colorful plants that attract butterflies. The Butterfly Garden is placed outside of the Cancer Center where patients undergoing chemotherapy can watch the butterflies play.

Paving Brick: $150 Rose Bush: $500
Climbing Rose: $1,500 Iron Bench*: $2,000
Area I: $3,000 Area II: $1,000
Area III: $1,500 Area IV: $1,500
Area V: $1,500 Area VI: $2,000
Area VII: $1,500 Area VIII: $1,500
Area IX: $1,500 Area X: $1,500

*Iron Benches will be placed around the Walking Trail, which surrounds the hospital.

Download a printable Garden Donation Form.

The Foundation accepts credit cards, cash and checks payable to St. Luke's Magic Valley Health Foundation. Planned gifts are also welcome. The Internal Revenue Service allows deductions to donors of charitable gifts. Please meet with your tax advisor to discuss the best option for you.

If you have questions about ways to give, please call the St. Luke's Magic Valley Health Foundation Office at 208-814-0070. Thank you for your support!


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