A Letter from Pauline Drake, Steering Committee Chair of Jennie Drake Park Dear Park Supporter, The Friends of Jennie Drake Park want to thank you for your contribution to Park Pride, a group whose support we’ve received since we formed a “Friends” group a few years ago. Since the beginning, their staff has done a … Continue Reading →
Exclusive Volunteer Opportunities
Mark your calendars, because it’s not everyday that there’s a chance like this to get your hands dirty with Park Pride’s Volunteer Program! On three Saturdays in August, Park Pride is organizing volunteer workdays in which you can participate as an individual or with your family! See below for the details of each project and … Continue Reading →
Volunteer Testimonial: Cox Enterprises
Through Park Pride’s Volunteer Program, community groups and organizations of all sizes are able to organize custom volunteer experiences in City of Atlanta or DeKalb County parks. Cox Enterprises has worked with Park Pride for nearly a decade doing just that. Park clean ups are a part of Cox Conserves, the company’s national sustainability program … Continue Reading →
500,000 Volunteer Hours for Parks!
In 2014, Park Pride and our partners surpassed providing 500,000 hours of volunteer service to parks across Atlanta and DeKalb County since our founding in 1989! Over the past 25 years, Park Pride’s Friends of the Park groups have engaged volunteers by coordinating workdays, hosting community meetings and facilitating countless events and positive activities … Continue Reading →
Tips for Organizing a Volunteer Day
This week, we talked with Tom Branch, the Vice Chair of the Friends of Frazier-Rowe Park. His Friends group had an incredibly successful year of volunteer days, and we wanted to share his secrets with you 🙂 Below are the main take-aways from our convo, but if you’ve got time to read a more in-depth … Continue Reading →
A Volunteer Day in Review: Bennett Thrasher
Park Pride is all about partnerships and appreciates opportunities to work with organizations that have never engaged in our programs. Such was the case this fall when we got a call from Bennett Thrasher looking for a volunteer opportunity for their annual service project. The “8th largest CPA firm in Atlanta and 100th in the … Continue Reading →
25 Reasons to Donate to Park Pride
It’s the season when you’re looking at who’s been naughty and nice, and figuring out what gifts you’ll be giving during the holidays this year. We’ve compiled 25 reasons why Park Pride should be on your “nice” list during our 25th Anniversary. We hope you’ll consider them and give a gift to our mission to … 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 →