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Review for FRIENDS OF GRAND RAPIDS PARKS, Grand Rapids, MI, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I attended the kick off for Friends of Grand Rapids Parks and have been a donor. I've also served on a task force to start an "Adopt a Park" program which will further expand the role of this organization. I'm looking forward to some community spring cleanings!

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

the excitement that both staff and volunteers share about the future of this organization and what we can do together to create outstanding parks and green space in this city.

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

strategic in planning for a sustainable organization.

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

invest some bucks for the future, use some bucks for maintenance and enhancements and fast forward a marketing plan to engage more citizens in becoming Friends of Grand Rapids Parks!

Ways to make it better...

I had even more time to give.

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

bringing more residents on board who understand that the future of our parks depends on their active involvement in maintaining them and in supporting initiatives to provide revenue.

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

Friends of Grand Rapids Parks is a great example of what people with imagination and drive can do to improve their own environment.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

Role:  Volunteer & I served on Friend’s of GR Parks “Adopt a Park” task force that is setting up a mechanism for individual citizens, civic groups and businesses to improve the quality of our parks and inspire community involvement in reducing maintenance.