Hi, we're the  Parks Foundation!

We're the worker bees found in that little office in Idlewild Park across from the California Building. We are grant writers, program developers, student educators, trail guides, AmeriCorps members, and above all, park lovers! Feel free to stop in our office with questions, concerns, ideas, or simply to say hello. You will get many hellos in return!

Patriotism Through Volunteering

The United States’ Independence Day is this month. Although the Fourth of July occurs at the beginning of the month, the fireworks, barbecues, and customary color scheme of red, white, and blue appear throughout all 31 days. With these recurring themes, it’s hard to ignore the nation’s sense of patriotism in July. Patriotism is showing strong devotion and support of one’s country. It can be expressed in a number of ways. If you would like to participate in showing your patriotism, let me tell you why volunteering is the best way to do so. (Photo: stephanie-mccabe-unsplash) Volunteering is a way to make an impact in someone else’s life. Whether you donate your time to lessen economic stress,

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