The Memorial Garden is open to the public at all times through the Third St. gate to Next Step’s backyard at 902 D Ave in La Grande. It is a place of beauty and rest for anyone to visit, to mourn, pray, remember, celebrate and heal.
Next Step’s Memorial Garden is dedicated as a place to honor and remember children lost to miscarriage, stillbirth and abortion. If you would like to order a Remembrance Plate for a child, you can fill out the order form online (below) or print it off and mail it to 902 D Ave., La Grande, OR 97850. The cost is $15.00 per Remembrance Plate which covers the cost of the materials and installation.
Remembrance Plates are made of DuraBlack, a laser markable aluminum suitable for harsh environments. The plate will be black with white lettering and graphics. The plate is 2 x 4 inches with round edges and will be glued to one of the Memorial Garden panels. You can choose up to three lines of printing with a maximum of 30 characters (including spaces) per line.
Here are examples of plates:
The process to order is two steps. First, fill out the Remembrance Plate order form below. Second, select a form of payment.
Step 1: Order your Remembrance Plate
Step 2: Pay for Your Remembrance Plate
You can choose to pay for your Remembrance Plate one of three ways. You can mail us your payment at 902 D Ave, La Grande, OR 97850. You can bring in your payment in person to the above address. OR you can use PayPal (below) to do it all online right now. Also, if you need a scholarship, please call the office at 541-963-6918 to set up an appointment to meet with the Memorial Garden Coordinator.