FRIENDS OF GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK INC Overview
Target demographics: Everyone who loves, lives near, visits, and takes cherished memories away from the Smoky Mountains.
Direct beneficiaries per year: The natural and cultural resources in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Assist with a special event to raise funds for Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Geographic areas served: Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Programs: Parks as Classrooms, which helps educate 18,000 students annually through hands-on curriculum-based education in the park, Trails Forever, which funds a full-time trail crew to preserve the park's 800+ miles of trails for generations to come, and historic preservation efforts to protect the rich history of east Tennessee and western North Carolina.