HAMILTON COUNTY PARKS FOUNDATION RECEIVES $10,000 GRANT FROM PARTNERSHIP WITH REI
News Release: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Hamilton County Parks Foundation is proud to receive a $10,000 grant from REI in support of the Hamilton County Park District Volunteer Stewardship Program.
“We are excited to provide the Hamilton County Parks Foundation with funding,” says David Jayo, Corporate Giving Manager, “but more importantly, we are committed to strengthening our partnership. Working together, we hope to build greater awareness of the Foundation’s work and REI’s investment in the organization.”
The Park District is dedicated to engaging volunteers through its Stewardship Program, including the reforestation of natural areas to combat invasive species, trail construction and maintenance, waterway cleanups of debris and litter, harvesting native seeds for planting and habitat preservation.
REI donates millions of dollars each year to organizations in support of work to preserve and maintain natural spaces. To learn more about REI and their mission to protect outdoor recreation places and increase environmental stewardship, visit www.rei.com.
The Hamilton County Parks Foundation is a charitable organization with the sole purpose of assisting the Hamilton County Park District in acquiring, protecting and enhancing regional parkland and providing outstanding outdoor recreation and nature education services. To learn more about the Foundation, visit www.hcparksfoundation.org.
For additional information about the REI partnership, upcoming volunteer projects and the Hamilton County Park District Volunteer Program, please visit www.greatparks.org or call 513-521-PARK (7275).