Amplify Friends of Patterson Park!

#AmplifyATX starts on March 8 at 6pm! Friends of Patterson Park has created a fundraising page for through the Austin Parks Foundation, which has agreed to match 25% of the funds we raise! Please donate a few dollars or more to help us meet our goal of $1000 so that FoPP can continue to care for and improve our neighborhood park!

Patterson Park is where five neighborhoods come together to play, exercise, and celebrate with family and friends. It brings together Cherrywood, Wilshire Wood/Delwood 1, Schieffer-Willowbrook, Delwood 2 and Mueller, and attracts visitors from all over East Austin for birthday parties, pickup soccer and basketball games, family celebrations, games of frisbee and fetch, and a variety of community events.

Friends of Patterson Park (FoPP) has been working to beautify and improve our park since 2002. Some of our initiatives include the planting of dozens of trees over several different plantings; playground improvements; the creation of and improvements to a perimeter trail; regular mulching of trees; painting of picnic tables; installation of pool house mosaic, skateboard halfpipe, shade over the baby pool, Purple Martin nesting site; and the design and initiation of a community garden with a grant from Austin Parks Foundation.

Please contribute to the care and improvement of our park so that we can guide it into its next phase as a neighborhood and regional recreational hub!

Amplify Austin Day is an annual community-wide day of online giving. It starts March 8, 2016 at 6pm and lasts for 24 hours. There are 600+ local nonprofits participating, and this year’s goal is $9M.

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