It’s My Park Day

People + Parks: Planting Seeds

2017-11-16T16:25:30+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|APF News, It's My Park! Day, Parks, People + Parks, Volunteer|

By Elizabeth McGuire Meet Katie Falgoust Like many people, Katie Falgoust spends 40 hours a week working in front of a computer. Unlike many people, when Katie’s not working she is often thinking about vegetables. Or compost. Or mulch. Or water. Katie is an avid gardener and member of the Festival Beach Community Garden. She [...]

People + Parks: Building Community and Cheer

2017-06-22T13:18:30+00:00 December 8th, 2016|ACL Music Festival Grants, Adopt A Park, It's My Park! Day, Parks, People + Parks, Volunteer|

By Elizabeth McGuire Some might consider Patterson Park the untamed cousin to nearby, master-planned Mueller Park, but fans of the lush green space off Airport Blvd. wouldn’t have it any other way. Since 2002, the Friends of Patterson Park organization, currently chaired by Jennifer Potter-Miller, has been working hard to make thoughtful improvements to the [...]

People + Parks: Longtime Allies & Long Term Impacts

2017-03-21T12:24:43+00:00 November 2nd, 2016|It's My Park! Day, Parks, People + Parks, Volunteer|

By Elizabeth McGuire In the eight years that Wheatsville Food Co-op has supported Austin Parks Foundation, they have donated well over $50,000—enough money to buy a small army of organic zucchini. Since 2009, the local grocery store has been a major sponsor of APF’s It’s My Park Day. Wheatsville calls the relationship a natural pairing [...]

14th Annual It’s My Park Day Breaks Records

2017-03-21T13:11:11+00:00 March 5th, 2016|APF News, It's My Park! Day, Park Advocacy, Parks, Support Our Parks, Volunteer|

Our 14th Annual It's My Park Day was a resounding success thanks to our project leaders, volunteers, partners and sponsors. From clean-ups to trail repairs, habitat restoration to painting, this year's It's My Park Day has set the record as the largest to date! We are so proud to work with the best volunteers around, [...]

Inscripción para voluntarios para Día de Mi Parque

2017-03-21T13:14:17+00:00 February 9th, 2016|APF News, En Español, It's My Park! Day, Volunteer|

¡La inscripción para voluntarios ya está abierto para nuestra 14ª anual Día de Mi Parque! Reúne a sus amigos, vecinos, compañeros de trabajo y familiares, y visite nuestra página web para inscribirse como voluntario el sábado, 5 de marzo. En 2015, organizamos 3,000 voluntarios y completamos 10,000 horas de trabajo voluntario. Eso es equivalente a [...]

¡Sólo 9 días quedan para registrar su proyecto para Día de Mi Parque!

2017-06-27T11:01:21+00:00 January 28th, 2016|APF News, En Español, It's My Park! Day, Volunteer|

Visita nuestra pagina de Día de Mi Parque, donde encontrarás las fechas importantes, instrucciones para registrar, preguntas frecuentes, y mucho más. En nuestro último correo electrónico la Reunion para Líderes de Proyecto estaba programado para el 8 de febrero, pero por favor tenga en cuenta se ha cambiado a martes, el 09 de febrero, debido [...]

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 [...]