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TO GIVE, TO INSPIRE | We Grow Dreams Spring Plant Sale at Water Street Naperville Supporting Special Needs

TO GIVE, TO INSPIRE | We Grow Dreams Spring Plant Sale at Water Street Naperville Supporting Special Needs

Water Street in Downtown Naperville is Hosting a Spring Plant Sale Supporting We Grow Dreams for Special Needs

NAPERVILLE–Water Street in Downtown Naperville will host a Spring Plant Sale featuring flowering plants, hanging baskets mixed pots, porch planters, herb collections and garden art from We Grow Dreams in West Chicago. The sale will be held from 10am-3 pm Saturday May 18 on Foyo Plaza. We Grow Dreams is a professional nonprofit nursery and greenhouse providing training and employment to young adults who have graduated from high school transition programs. The greenhouse features flowering plants, bedding plants, vegetables, herbs, and ornamental grasses as well as mixed pots and hanging baskets.


“This is a perfect opportunity to stop by on your way to lunch, brunch or shopping on Water Street, and support this wonderful cause while adding to your garden décor,” said Deb Newman, spokesperson for Water Street. “We know the quality of goods at We Grow Dreams is extraordinary, and each plant is grown with love.” Free parking is available in the Water Street deck located on the south side of the Hotel Indigo off Main or Webster streets.



TO GIVE, TO INSPIRE | We Grow Dreams Spring Plant Sale at Water Street Naperville Supporting Special Needs

Founded in 2004 by a group of parents determined to help their young people gain job and social skills, the We Grow Dreams job-training program provides opportunities for Team Members to learn a variety of tasks in the day-to-day operation of a wholesale and retail greenhouse business. Over 45 specific jobs have been identified for the job-training program including deadheading plants, filling pots with soil for seeds/seedlings, transplanting, spacing plant materials, watering, stocking plants/supplies, greeting & assisting customers, running the cash register, folding cartons, clerical tasks, and maintenance tasks. Team Members develop valuable work, communication, and social skills that will facilitate their employment in the future. For more information on We Grow Dreams visit www.wegrowdreams.org.


Water Street in Downtown Naperville features award-winning restaurants including Ben & Jerry’s, Blue Sushi Sake Grill, Santo Cielo, SixtyFour Wine Bar, Sparrow Coffee, Quiubo and Vasili’s Mediterranean. Shops include Pro Image Sports, Sea Love Candle Bar & Boutique, Solaia Luxury Salon & Spa and Trails & Tides. Water Street is also home to Hotel Indigo Naperville Riverwalk and Elements Events. Water Street is located along Naperville’s famed Riverwalk and features Imburgia Fountain, a splash pad and “Streaming History”, a series of five large mosaics depicting life along the river.




TO GIVE, TO INSPIRE | We Grow Dreams Spring Plant Sale at Water Street Naperville Supporting Special Needs

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