Help Your Parks where Needed Most!

We appreciate EVERY Park Donor!

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This Giving Season brings to mind the many things for which we are thankful – our wonderful community, our family and friends, our health, but most of all, you, our supporter whose generosity has not waivered.

We are grateful for you and other park lovers who generously contributed in 2023. Your charitable donations enabled the Fairfax County Park Foundation to have a direct impact by funding many critical Park Authority programs and projects like:

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  • A new Wonder Wagon eVehicle to become the first Mobile Nature Center that will bring environmental and nature education to underserved communities throughout Fairfax County;
  • 3,603 full weeks FCPA summer camp scholarships for children who are underprivileged or are experiencing homelessness;
  • Interactive, educational, and recreational STREAM features at the Woodlands Stewardship Education Center at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park in Chantilly;
  • 189 free Summer Entertainment Series concerts, performances and movies throughout all 9 Supervisory districts;
  • Meaningful Watershed Education Experience (MWEE) programs that inspired more than 2,000 students about the importance of caring for the environment;
  • Engaging community events such as Healthy Strides 5k/10k Run; 4-H Fair and Carnival; Skate the Wake; Earth Day Fairfax; Honoring America’s Veterans; and First Hike Fairfax; and
  • Removal of 1,744 acres of invasive species and planting of 1,649 native plants and treesvia the Invasive Management Area (IMA)program to beautify 64 parks!
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To continue these and other important programs in 2024, the Park Foundation needs your help. Please donate $5,000, $1,000, $500, $250, $100, $50 or whatever you can. You can continue to make a difference for your neighbors in Fairfax County!

We are thankful for you and all our philanthropic supporters! In the spirit of the One Fairfax Social and Racial Equity Policy, donations help enrich our lives by providing educational and recreational opportunities for everyone in Fairfax County.

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Your donation today will provide meaningful help for hundreds of programs and your 420 parks that are here for you every day, 365 days a year! Please enjoy your Fairfax County parks in good health!

Read our printable FCPF appeal letter. Your donation will provide meaningful help for your parks where needed most. Your tax advisor can advise which tax benefits are suitable for you.