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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 →

Reverend James Orange Park Revitalization

The Reverend James Orange Park is located in the Oakland City neighborhood of southwest Atlanta. In the summer of 2012, Park Pride’s Visioning Team  (Walt Ray and Becky Katz) lead the community through a re-design of Reverend James Orange Park and helped them create a Visioning Plan. One major concern the community had was the … 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 →

13th Annual Parks and Greenspace Conference

Registration for “Pipes to Parks: Creating Greenspace with Rainwater” is OPEN! Early bird pricing ends January 15th, so make your move quickly to claim your spot! REGISTER TODAY What: The 13th Annual Parks and Greenspace Conference, “Pipes to Parks: Creating Greenspaces with Rainwater” When: Monday, March 31st 2014 – all day Where: Atlanta Botanical Garden … 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 →

FREE Fitness on the Atlanta Beltline

Drag out your leotard, spandex and legwarmers – it’s time to get fit! We’re talking FREE aerobics, FREE yoga, and FREE bike riding along the Atlanta Beltline, brought to you by The Atlanta Beltline Partnership, The City of Atlanta Department of Parks & Recreation, and yours truly – Park Pride! Great way to get active … Continue Reading →