Get Involved!


The Backbone of The Friends of Manito are our members.  Without them we would be nothing.  They are the folks who support our activities with a donation of at least $25 a year.

TFM memberships are tax deductible and help fund Manito Park projects.

Click here to purchase a membership online

Click here to be added to our email mailing list


  • Quarterly newsletter
  • Social Media updates


How would you like to get involved?
  • Planting sessions: just show up Mondays and Wednesdays at 9:00, except during the winter.
  • Plant sales: Many needs.
  • Children’s Renaissance Faire: Supervise an activity for four hours, also setup and teardown.
  • Holiday Lights: ushering in the evenings.
  • Board of Director’s support: usually requires computer skills.

Click here to contact our Volunteer Coordinator and find out more about these opportunities.

Each year we honor one of our volunteers who contributes in the most outstanding way.  Here they are



When you order things from Amazon, use // and select The Friends of Manito.  Amazon will donate a percentage of your order value back to The Friends of Manito.

Liberty Mutual has volunteered over 250 hours during their work hours to help The Friends of Manito prepare for the spring plant sale.  They have also donated $1000 in each of the past 2 years.

6th Avenue Pharmacy has donated $1000 to support TFM.  This money is being used to sponsor the Saturday Lecture Series.

Other Affiliated Organizations

The Inland Empire Gardeners (TIEG) support gardening and gardeners in the Spokane area.  They have supported TFM projects with generous donations.

Associated Gardeners of Spokane have co-sponsored many projects with TFM for Manito Park.

volkssportsLilac City Volkssport  Association has been a tremendous help in helping with plant sale setup and teardown.  Don’t know what we’d do without them

WSU Master Gardeners have supported TFM with speakers and gardening support for many years.  Many TFM volunteers are also Master Gardeners.

Susan MulvihillSusan’s In the Garden:  Susan Mulvihill is a TFM member who writes a column on gardening and also maintains a website on Spokane gardening experiences.

Visit the Farm Chicks Vintage and Homemade Fair.  It is also June 3, 2017.  The event fills the Spokane County Fairgrounds and features hundreds of creatively and carefully curated spaces filled with vintage and handmade goods.