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

Grant Ausbury 
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 …

It’s My Park Day Fall 2019 Volunteer Registration Now Open!

Grant Ausbury

Calling All It’s My Park Day Volunteers! Volunteer registration for It’s My Park Day Fall 2019 officially opens Thursday, October 3rd! Check out the It’s My Park Day page for more information on our city-wide volunteer event. Thanks so much for your interest in making It’s My Park Day a success!

It’s My Park Day Fall 2019 Project Leader Registration Now Open!

Grant Ausbury

Calling All It’s My Park Day Leaders! Project Leader registration for It’s My Park Day Fall 2019 officially opens Monday, September 3rd! Want to lead the charge on a project this Fall? Check out our Project Leader Portal for more information and what types of projects we accept. Thanks so much for your interest in making our city-wide volunteer a …

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

Rachel 
It's My Park! Day
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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 …

Spring It's My Park Day

APF’s Spring Edition of It’s My Park Day Presented by Wheatsville Food Co-Op Takes Place on March 2

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Local restaurants and businesses to offer special givebacks to all volunteers. Volunteer registration now open.   AUSTIN, TEXAS (February 6, 2019) – Austin Parks Foundation is thrilled to announce that the nonprofit’s annual city-wide volunteer event, It’s My Park Day (IMPD), is kicking off this year with the spring date set for Saturday, March 2. Presented by Wheatsville Food Co-Op, …

Spring It’s My Park Day 2019

AustinParksFoundation

Our biggest city-wide volunteer event, It’s My Park Day, takes place the first Saturdays in March and November. Each year, thousands of volunteers work to improve parks and greenbelts throughout the city. In Fall 2018, we had over 2,000 volunteers working on nearly 85 projects across town. Project registration (link to calendar event) opens on 1/7/19 and volunteer registration (link …

IMPD volunteers at Festival Beach

THANK YOU to our Fall IMPD Volunteers!

AustinParksFoundation 
It's My Park! Day
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A big thank you to all of our IMPD volunteers for helping make It’s My Park Day such a success! The over 2,000 volunteers helped contribute more than $162,000 worth of labor to our city parks, trails and preserves. We couldn’t have made this event happen without all of them, so from the entire Austin Parks Foundation board and staff – …

Fall It’s My Park Day 2018

AustinParksFoundation

Our biggest city-wide volunteer event, It’s My Park Day, takes place the first Saturdays in March and November. Each year, thousands of volunteers work to improve parks and greenbelts throughout the city. In Spring 2018, we had over 3,000 volunteers working on nearly 100 projects across town. Project registration is open now at austinparks.org/IMPD, and volunteer registration opens 10/3/18.

It’s My Park Day 2018 Highlights

Rachel APF News, It's My Park! Day, Parks Leave a Comment

It’s My Park Day 2018: Another Success We want to send a special thanks to all the project leaders and volunteers that made this city-wide volunteer day such a success, as well as the Parks & Recreation Department, Watershed Protection and our friends at Keep Austin Beautiful. We couldn’t have done it without you! We’d also like to thank our …

People + Parks: On the Right Path

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By Elizabeth McGuire Chuck Foster grew up doing community service alongside his family and was encouraged at an early age to take on leadership positions whenever possible. No matter what. “My mom taught us that regardless of what state you’re in—money or no money—you give back to the community,” he said. That message stuck with him, and as it turns …