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SOURCE National Park Foundation
Foundation Launches "30 Days Of Giving" Campaign at www.nationalparks.org/Give30 To Fund National Park Programs in 2014 and Beyond
WASHINGTON, Dec. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, is wrapping up 2013 with a series of successes including the conclusion of the Flight 93 National Memorial capital campaign, connecting more than 100,000 people with America's national parks, and more. Recognizing the ongoing critical needs of the parks and the park community, the Foundation has launched the "30 Days of Giving" campaign aimed at raising $500,000 in vital support for the parks before year's end at www.nationalparks.org/Give30.
"In our 46th year supporting the National Park Service and our nation's more than 400 national parks, we are proud of all that we have accomplished. We are protecting more treasured places, inspiring more young people, and connecting more individuals to our national parks than ever," said Neil Mulholland, President and CEO of the National Park Foundation. "We look forward to continuing this important work in 2014 as we stand united with park enthusiasts across the country and the globe – working to shape the next century of our national parks together."
The National Park Foundation works to address the unique and changing needs of the parks across the country including conservation and preservation efforts, establishing national parks as powerful place-based learning environments, and giving all audiences an equal and abundant opportunity to experience, enjoy and support America's treasured places. The National Park Foundation creates programs to inspire the next generation of park stewards, strengthen and advance local philanthropic park partners, and also raise critical funds for parks devastated by fires, floods and other disasters.
In 2013, the National Park Foundation achieved numerous successes in support of America's national parks including:
For more information on how to support America's more than 400 national parks, visit www.nationalparks.org.
ABOUT THE NATIONAL PARK FOUNDATION
The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, raises private funds that directly aid, support and enrich America's more than 400 national parks and their programs. Chartered by Congress as the nonprofit partner of the National Park Service, the National Park Foundation plays a critical role in conservation and preservation efforts, establishing national parks as powerful learning environments, and giving all audiences an equal and abundant opportunity to experience, enjoy and support America's treasured places.
Alanna Sobel, National Park Foundation, 202.354.6486, email@example.com
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