Congratulations 2014 Inspiration Award Winners!

  On Monday, March 31, 2014, Park Pride announced ten recipients for the 2014 Inspiration Awards during the Parks and Greenspace Conference, recognizing leadership that has led to tangible results in parks and greenspaces in Atlanta. “This year’s Inspiration Awards focus on the concept of teamwork,” said Park Pride’s Executive Director Michael Halicki. “Our awards … Continue Reading →

Sugar Creek Garden Green Infrastructure Tour

Braving rain, high winds and low temperatures, Dara Suchke from the Wylde Center led community participants on a tour of Sugar Creek Garden highlighting existing green infrastructure and on-going plans to develop the greenspace into a “food park.” What is green infrastructure? Green Infrastructure: Sustainable and natural management techniques that harvest, treat and utilize rain … Continue Reading →

March 3rd Will Be Known As “Parks Day”

Hear ye, hear ye! In honor of Park Pride’s 25th Anniversary, March 3rd will be proclaimed “Parks Day” at Atlanta City Hall! Kwanza Hall, District 2 Councilman, has been a great supporter of both parks and Park Pride and will issue this proclamation at the City Council meeting. A joint proclamation will be issued by … Continue Reading →

You’re Invited to The Solarium

It’s 2014 and Park Pride is celebrating 25 years in the business of “more & better parks”! We’d like to invite you to celebrate with us. YOU’RE INVITED … What? A casual mixer with music, appetizers and non-alcoholic refreshments. Come mingle with Park Pride staff, board and supporters, relive highlights from the last 25 years, … Continue Reading →

Park Pride Celebrates 25 Years of More & Better Parks!

Huzzah! 2014 marks Park Pride’s 25th Anniversary! Park Pride rang in more than just a new year this week; the onset of 2014 means we’ve been in the business of improving parks and greenspaces for 25 years! We have lots planned in the upcoming year to commemorate achievements in parks made since our founding in … Continue Reading →

Challenge Grant Goal Reached!

With your help and unwavering support, Park Pride reached the $25,000 fundraising goal to fulfill the terms of the 2013 Challenge Grant! This grant, issued by an anonymous donor, stipulated that each dollar donated to Park Pride would be matched, up to a total of $25K!        And we did it! YOU did it! THANK … Continue Reading →

Leveraging $50K from $25K – Challenge Grant update!

We’ve hit the $21,000 milestone on our quest to meet our $25,000 challenge! This is such amazing news, and we at Park Pride are so thankful for everyone who has shown their support for improving our park system. We’re SO CLOSE to raising all the funds necessary to fulfill the $25K Challenge Grant issued by … Continue Reading →

UPDATE: $25K Challenge Grant

Thank you for your contributions to Park Pride! Since announcing the $25,000 Challenge Grant last week, you’ve generously donated $5,000 to support parks and greenspaces in Atlanta and DeKalb! Slowly and steadily, we’re working towards our goal. Please help us continue to make progress by spreading the word to family and friends. Remember that donations … Continue Reading →

$25K Challenge Grant

HUGE NEWS park people! An anonymous donor has established a challenge grant for Park Pride! They have agreed to match dollar-for-dollar YOUR gifts to Park Pride beginning today and running through December 31st, for up to $25K! In plain English, that means that your dollar donated to Park Pride turns into $2, $10 into $20, … Continue Reading →

Georgia Gives Day!

TODAY, November 13th, is the “give-iest” day of the year in Georgia! Here at Park Pride, we’ve made it our goal to raise $5K in 24 hours to help improve neighborhood parks and community gardens in Atlanta and DeKalb! We need your help and support to get there! Read our profile page on the Georgia … Continue Reading →