Why do we love volunteering in parks? Easy: it’s good for our health, it’s good for communities, and it’s good for the environment. Volunteer in a park today. Visit the Volunteer page for more information.
2019 marks Park Pride’s 30th anniversary of engaging communities to activate the power of parks! We’re excited to take a look back over the decades to showcase some of our accomplishments… including the over $6.6 million awarded to community groups … Continue Reading →
“I’m a firm believer that we don’t have to leave our neighborhood to have something nice and enjoy something nice.
Without Park Pride, we wouldn’t have what we have today.” ~ Gwendolyn Stegall
Atlanta, GA, November 15, 2018 – Park Pride, the Atlanta-based nonprofit that engages communities to activate the power of parks, received a grant from Kaiser Permanente to promote healthier communities on Atlanta’s Westside.
“Parks live and breathe, and communities thrive where there are greenspaces and safe spaces for children to play and for communities to come together.” ~Isabel González Whitaker Ten years ago, Isabel González Whitaker established the Friends of Sara J. González … Continue Reading →
A natural surface trail is a fantastic addition to any park, especially those with forests. Natural trails are affordable, protect the ecosystem from destruction caused by the heavy machinery required to lay pavement, and are gentle on your knees!
At its July 24, 2018, meeting, the Brookhaven City Council approved a resolution placing a referendum question on the Nov. 6 ballot which, if passed, would authorize up to $40 million in capital improvements to Brookhaven parks and facilities. When … Continue Reading →
Download PDF Press Release With five weeks remaining until the November General Election, the Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Amendment received the support of Governor Nathan Deal, members of the General Assembly and numerous business and community leaders at a campaign reception … Continue Reading →
Meet Emma Nortje, this summer’s Communications and Development intern! She was born in South Africa, raised in Dunwoody, GA, and recently graduated from Georgia College and State University with a B.A. in Mass Communication. She also minored in Photography and Psychology and has worked … Continue Reading →
On Thursday, June 7th, LGI Homes in Atlanta hosted their Service Impact Day with Park Pride at Murphey Candler Park in Brookhaven. Thank you, LGI Homes, and thank you LGI volunteers who came out and gave back to the community – your … Continue Reading →