APF Invites You to Lead an IMPD Project! Liderar un proyecto durante Día de mi Parque

2017-03-24T10:36:20+00:00 January 22nd, 2016|APF News, Education, It's My Park! Day, Parks, Volunteer|

Join Austin Parks Foundation for our First Time Project Leader Meeting on January 28, 2016 to learn the ins and outs of leading an It's My Park Day project. Project leaders are instrumental in helping us care for our city’s beloved green spaces. Many of our parks don’t receive the care and attention they need [...]

Thank You!

2017-06-27T11:24:09+00:00 March 10th, 2015|It's My Park! Day, Parks, Special Projects, Volunteer|

Thank you for helping make our 13th annual It’s My Park Day, presented by Manchester Texas Financial Group, a resounding success! This year, 3,000 volunteers helped contribute nearly a quarter of a million dollars worth of labor back to our city parks and preserves. Nearly 100 parks participated in projects such as mulching, root collar [...]

MLK Day of Service 2015

2017-06-27T11:29:16+00:00 January 13th, 2015|Volunteer|

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?’” -Martin Luther King, Jr. Part of the United We Serve Presidential national call to service initiative, MLK Day of Service is a call for Americans of all walks of life to work together and make an impact in your community. We’d love [...]

Show your parks MULCH love!

2017-06-27T11:38:20+00:00 September 15th, 2014|Volunteer|

This National Public Lands Day we’re excited to host 36 park projects across Austin—that’s 10 more than last year! We’re looking for 900 volunteers to join us on Saturday, September 27 to lend a hand and show our parks some love. One theme you’ll see year round in our park projects is mulch. More than [...]

Project Leaders Needed for 2013 It’s My Park Day

2017-03-28T11:36:14+00:00 February 8th, 2013|Volunteer|

APF is looking for volunteers and project leaders to support the Foundation’s 2013 It’s My Park Day on Saturday, March 2. It’s My Park Day gathers thousands of Austinites every March to celebrate and improve their parks and public spaces throughout Austin’s neighborhoods.  The annual event is APF’s largest single volunteer event of the year.  In [...]

National Public Lands Day 2012 Followup

2017-06-27T11:44:07+00:00 October 10th, 2012|Volunteer|

Over 200 dedicated park lovers came out on Saturday, October 6, to volunteer for our annual National Public Lands Day volunteer event, co-hosted by the Hill Country Conservancy.  We are so proud to be a part of this wonderful national day of volunteering.  Groups all over the country are helping to restore natural ecosystems, remove [...]