The magnificent Japanese Garden in Clingendael Park in The Hague can be visited only for the duration of a short period of the year, due to its fragility. They also believed that this garden deserved to have the name of another Grand Rapids family who could give necessary leadership in making our region amongst the most effective cultural communities in America. In help of Fred and Lena’s vision and leadership, Richard and Helen DeVos have made a substantial leadership gift to the project that will bear their names: The Richard & Helen DeVos Japanese Garden at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park.

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