WHEATON, Md. — The Montgomery Parks Foundation, the official nonprofit arm of Montgomery Parks, is participating in Giving Tuesday on November 28, 2023. Giving Tuesday is a global movement that occurs the Tuesday after Thanksgiving as an antidote to the consumerism of Black Friday and Cyber Monday with a focus on charitable giving and acts of kindness.
“Donors play an integral role in stewarding and enhancing their local parks. These generous contributions allow Montgomery Parks to be the best park system it can be,” said Katie Rictor, executive director of the Montgomery Parks Foundation. “Philanthropic support allows for enhanced amenities, special programming, and parks that are active and engaging places for all in the community. We hope people will come together on this special day of giving to support their favorite parks!”
When you donate to the Montgomery Parks Foundation, the gifts will be used to–
- Ensure all residents can benefit from their local parks.
- Support programs that make our parks accessible to all.
- Help strengthen the future of our parks by allowing us to foster the next generation of park stewards.
- Provide innovative programming that provides the opportunity for people to connect with community members.
- Keep the parks clean, full of exciting events, and accessible to all.
- Protect and preserve our green spaces.
- How to give:
- Make a donation at https://montgomeryparksfoundation.org/donate-to-parks/
- Make a gift to the “Greatest Need” to make the most impact in our parks.
- Become a monthly donor.
- Give online or send a check.
About Montgomery Parks Foundation
The Montgomery Parks Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that champions Montgomery County Parks, cultivating financial support and public engagement of county residents and businesses as members, donors, sponsors, and advocates. As the official nonprofit partner of Montgomery Parks, the Montgomery Parks Foundation is committed to protecting our county’s precious ecosystems, celebrating our cultural treasures, and fostering community connections.
About Montgomery Parks
Montgomery Parks manages more than 37,000 acres of parkland, consisting of 419 parks. Montgomery Parks is a department of The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC), a bi-county agency established in 1927 to steward public land. M-NCPPC has been nationally recognized for its high-quality parks and recreation services and is regarded as a national model by other parks systems.
Montgomery Parks, part of The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, encourages and supports the participation of individuals with disabilities. Please contact the Program Access Office at 301-495-2581 (Voice), MD Relay 7-1-1 or 800-552-7724 or ProgramAccess@MontgomeryParks.org to request a disability modification. Visit Montgomery Parks Program Access for more information.