International Forest of Friendship

"You haven't seen a tree until you've seen its shadow from the sky."
Amelia Earhart


This page is for Sponsors to register an Honoree to be inducted into the International Forest of Friendship. 

This form must be received in the International Forest of Friendship Office prior to April 15, 2017.  This deadline is EXTREMELY IMPORTANT!

Payment of $450 must be made payable to the International Forest of Friendship and must be sent for each Honoree.  The number for a tax deduction is No. 45-2675231.  This amount does not include the Registration Fee for attending the Forest Celebration—please let your honoree know if you do not plan to pay their registration fee!!  You will receive a receipt as official confirmation of acceptance for each Honoree.    No refunds after April 15, 2017.

Register Your Honoree is a 3 Step Process: (Please read entire process before starting)

Step 1:  
Submit the online Sponsor Application Form or download the Word or PDF version and mail/e-mail the completed form and supporting documents to the Forest.

Sponsor Application Form:
Online Form
Word Format
PDF Format

Step 2:  Sponsor Obligation for Payment: Payment of $450.00 by check/mail or PayPal to the International Forest of Friendship must be submitted for each Honoree.  This amount supplements the purchase of the Stone, the engraving of the stone with the Honoree's name on, the placement of the stone, and forest maintenance.

To complete honoree registration, click on the "Add to Cart" button below.
 This will transfer you to the PayPal site where you may complete registration, or you may mail your payment.

Step 3: All supporting documents for the honoree. This includes the following:
- A photo of the honoree
- One page of biographical information about the Honoree to be read at the ceremony.
- A 2-paragraph summary for the press release.
All supporting documents may be submitted to or mailed to

Attn: Cindy Apple

913 Main Street

Atchison, KS 66002

Honoree Publicity Information
The below information may be mailed or e-mailed to the IFOF by April 29, 2016. Please NOTE the following must be submitted no later than April 29, 2016.  1) Please mail or email a 2-paragraph summary for the press release. 2) Please submit a picture of the Honoree. 3) Please list the name and contact info of the local media to which the Honoree wants the publicity sent.  Please send these documents TO: International Forest of Friendship Attn: Cindy Apple, 913 Main Street, Atchison, KS 66002. OR Email:

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