$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 →

Donate to Park Pride on GA Gives Day!

Our lives have all been touched by a nonprofit, whether it’s the hospital we were born in, the schools that educate us, the parks and arts we enjoy or the animal shelter where we found our best friend. On November 13th, Park Pride is participating in Georgia Gives Day, a statewide giving event, aiming to … Continue Reading →

Atlanta ContactPoint Play Day

If you haven’t heard of Play Day, you’ve been missing out. And so have your kids. Organized by Atlanta ContactPoint, a nonprofit established to engage children and adults through the power of play, Play Day is a series of FREE days of sports, fitness, nutrition, education, arts, and sustainable initiatives. [vimeo http://vimeo.com/76365214] As you can … Continue Reading →

2013 Park Workers’ Picnic

Each year, Park Pride collaborates with several Atlanta park conservancies to host a picnic for The City of Atlanta’s park workers, giving them them a hearty “Thank you!” (as well as a hearty meal) at the Park Worker’s Picnic! This year, the picnic was held at Mozely Park on October 18th. Hundreds of park workers … Continue Reading →

Celebration of a New Park Pride Era

On September 24th, park enthusiasts gathered at The Shed at Glenwood to welcome our new Executive Director, Michael Halicki, and kick-off a new era at Park Pride. In brief, this event was a HUGE success! More than 80 people showed up to show support for Park Pride and our continuing journey. Thank you for taking … Continue Reading →

Know Something about Green Infrastructure?

Great! Because we’re looking for someone just like you to present at the 13th Annual Parks and Greenspace Conference Pipes to Parks: Creating Greenspace with Rainwater When: March 31, 2014 Where: The Atlanta Botanical Garden What’s this all about? Green Infrastructure: Sustainable and natural management techniques that harvest, treat and utilize rain runoff in greenspaces … Continue Reading →

Now Presenting: Michael Halicki as New Executive Director!

We  just can’t contain our excitement that Michael Halicki will join Park Pride as the head of the team on August 26th! We know he’s the man for the job. First of all, he loves parks! Among his favorite activities include jogging with his dog in Grant Park, taking his kids to the park playground … Continue Reading →

The Story of Vine City Park

This Park Pride success story is a long time in the making, which makes it that much sweeter! We have to go back to 2005 where this story begins . . . 2005: The Vine City community approached Park Pride to help revitalize the two acre plot of land that was overrun by kudzu and … Continue Reading →