Gratitude to Fiskars for their in-kind donation of pruners

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Holy Wisdom Monastery is grateful to Fiskars Brands, Inc. for their recent in-kind donation to the Benedictine Life Foundation of Wisconsin, Inc. for five hand pruners and five telescoping pruners.

“These pruners will allow more volunteers remove invasive species from our property,” said Paul Boutwell, groundskeeper at Holy Wisdom Monastery. “Volunteers are integral to helping to maintain the nearly 100 acres of prairie that we maintain, and having the proper equipment for our volunteers is vital. We need volunteer help because we can’t do it alone.”

Fiskars is an international company based in Madison that is a leading global supplier of branded consumer products for the home, garden and outdoors. Fiskars’ charitable emphasis is on organizations in Wisconsin’s Dane and Sauk Counties that focus on elementary and environmental education. More information about the company is available on their website at

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