Thank you, Austin, for Making IMPD – At A Distance a Great Success

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In a year where a lot of things are uncertain, y’all made it clear that Austin’s parks, trails and green spaces are important. It’s My Park Day – At A Distance was a great success thanks to the 850+ Austinites that helped our city’s outdoor spaces. Thank you for all your support. We’re also grateful to all of the City …

Project Playback: Helping the Georgian Acres Neighborhood Get Their Park

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The Georgian Acres neighborhood had the highest amount of children and multi-housing units without a park nearby. For many years, residents of the neighborhood have been advocating for the park they were missing. Georgian Acres Neighborhood Association (GANA) was determined to provide their fellow neighbors with a park they would be proud of. They envisioned a new park that would …

A Quick Pick Me Up: Clean Up Games for the Whole Family

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×Hey there! COVID-19 has changed how we do things, and your safety is our priority. Please keep social distancing best practices in mind if you choose to visit parks, trails and green spaces. Thanks, y’all!While we are all practicing social distancing, we know you and your families will be looking for some outdoor activities that are safe and fun! So, …

Labor of Love: Thousands of Volunteers Help Parks on It’s My Park Day

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On March 7th, Austinites woke up bright and early, headed to 110 different parks across our city and selflessly gave their time and labor. 4,000 volunteers showed our parks love by cleaning, planting, weeding, mulching, gardening, painting and so much more. All in one day! This was by far the most It’s My Park Day participants ever. We’ve come to …

2019 Recap: Volunteers, Ribbon Cuttings, Playgrounds, Oh My!

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2020 is here. Austin Parks Foundation is gearing up and excited for a big year of connecting Austinites with high-quality parks, trails and green spaces. In 2019, we finished the decade with thousands of volunteers, increased park funding and more ribbon cuttings than ever before. Thank you, Austin, for helping us improve parks across our city.10,500 Volunteers in Austin ParksIT’S …

Park Partners: It’s My Park Day Volunteers Show Out for Parks Across Austin

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On Saturday morning, 3,000 volunteers dedicated their morning to serving their favorite parks. We want to say a huge THANK YOU to everyone who and made It’s My Park Day a huge success. The entire Austin Parks Foundation Staff & Board are so grateful, and we’re counting down the days, hours, and minutes until IMPD Spring 2020. We hope to …

Valuable Volunteers: It’s My Park Day Volunteers Making an Impact for Austin Parks

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On a chilly Saturday morning, 3,000 volunteers bundled up and flocked to their local parks. We want to say a huge THANK YOU to everyone who braved the cold and made It’s My Park Day a huge success. The entire Austin Parks Foundation Staff & Board are so grateful, and we’re counting down the days, hours, and minutes until IMPD Fall 2019. We …

Thanks to our Volunteers for It’s My Park Day 2008

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The sixth annual It’s My Park! Day was Saturday, April 12 and we had a record 51 park improvement projects with 1,400 volunteers signed up.  We’re getting back reports of actual numbers, but in the meantime, we wanted to begin sharing the many pictures that we are receiving – check them out on our Flickr Page