Friends of Grand Rapids Parks

Rating: 4.79 stars   14 reviews

Address:

po box 3199 Grand Rapids MI 49501 USA

Mission:

To protect, enhance and expand parks and public spaces in Grand Rapids

Geographic areas served:

Grand Rapids

Programs:

Develop community capacity to address issues impacting our urban forest canopy in grand rapids through a citizen forester program, tree inventory, and community web resource center.

organize, coordinate and manage volunteers to help improve parks through planning, clean ups and projects.

educate and build awareness amoung the residents of grand rapids about the benefits of parks and public spaces through the use of special events, data, research and publication.

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(616) 821-8006
www.friendsofgrparks.org

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Reviews for Friends of Grand Rapids Parks

Role: General Member of the Public
Rating: 5 stars  

3 people found this review helpful

Just recently learned about Friends of Grand Rapids Parks through local musician Kurt Denison! This is a wonderful cause and I look forward to becoming more involved.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

going to all of the local parks

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

One time

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-7-01

 
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Role: General Member of the Public
Rating: 5 stars  

4 people found this review helpful

I stumbled upon Friends of Grand Rapids Parks when they were spreading wood chips at a local dog park I go to. What a great help this is, keeping the mud down and the appearance up! I am so grateful.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Hillcrest Dog Park

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

make Grand Rapids into a creative, joyful playground for all ages!

Ways to make it better...

I'd known about it in advance so I could help.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

One thing I'd also say is that...

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

One time

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-6-01

 
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Role: General Member of the Public
Rating: 4 stars  

6 people found this review helpful

The Friends of GR Parks has works incredibly hard to improve and expand green spaces and parks throughout our city. Their organization has given our citizen a single source for volunteering and helping to keep up our public spaces. I just wish they would have started earlier. :)

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

extremely passionate and energetic about the cause.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About once a year

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-9-01

 
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