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Donor Spotlight

Thanks to the generous support of donors like you, SCNM is poised to carry the tradition of excellence established in the last 20 years into the next 100. Each and every gift is tremendously important, so we like to recognize all of our donors for their generosity and dedication to SCNM’s long-term success.

Contact the Development Department at 480.222.9229 or development@scnm.edu to discuss how your gift can make a difference for SCNM.

Donor Spotlight: Gaia Herbs

Gaia Herbs Logo.Our thanks and gratitude go to Ric Scalzo, founder of Gaia Herbs. For well over a decade, Gaia has provided financial and in-kind support to the SCNM Botanical Medicine Program. This partnership has affected the way we teach botanical medicine and has resulted in an outstanding learning experience. The amazing botanical medicine “living classroom” selective helps students appreciate sustainable farming practices and understand that a commitment to health starts first with wisdom in nature through stewardship of the environment.  Both Gaia and SCNM share a passion for herbs, healing, research and environmental sustainability. Through this magical expression, together we’ve created a holistic educational program that encompasses classroom learning in cross-cultural herbal traditions as well as an experiential summer elective at the Gaia Botanical Gardens.  Thank you to both Ric Scalzo and Gaia Herbs for this long term support!