We are an all-volunteer charity (Japanese Garden Foundation Inc 501c3, 63-1151148) charged to develop a community educational Japanese Garden to promote environmental tourism, arts & culture education within the community and city of Mobile, Alabama. Without an income or payroll, we obtain funding through donations, contributions, and grants to develop the Mobile Japanese Garden for the citizens, children, and visitors of Mobile. We promote and require volunteerism through the United Way of South West Alabama Volunteer Connect.The Charles Wood Japanese Garden is also home to the Japanese Studies Center of Mobile.We are open everyday for those who need fresh air and will practice social distancing. The accessible entrance is through trail number one. No entry fee for fresh air or photography. Open during daylight hours. We are all volunteers in the Mobile Japanese Garden.