Why do we love volunteering in parks?

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.

Making a Difference through Volunteering

“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

A Partner to Rely On

“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 →

How to Build Sustainable Trails

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!

Emma Nortje: Capturing the Power of Parks

  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 →

LGI Homes Service Impact Day with Park Pride

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 →