Why Volunteering in Winter is So Important

12.08.16 | No Comments
Did you know that Partnerships for Parks hosts It’s My Park projects throughout the year—even the winter months? Though it may be chilly, there are still opportunities for volunteering.

Dia De Los Muertos In the South Bronx

11.07.16 | No Comments
On Saturday, October 29, 2016, Partnerships for Parks and Coalicion Mexicana partnered together to host the first ever ‘Dia de los Muertos’ Cultural Celebration event in the South Bronx. It was a day of celebration of the lives of those that are no longer with us

PepsiCo Gives Back!

11.04.16 | No Comments
On Wednesday, October 19th, volunteers from PepsiCo joined Partnerships for Parks in an It's My Park project at De Witt Clinton Park for their annual Pepsi Gives Back Week. De Witt Clinton Park has a passionate community presence, hard-working Parks Staff, and thanks to volunteer groups such as PepsiCo, receives the help vital to keeping it a vibrant part of the community.


10.19.16 | No Comments
After hearing my friend gush about her summer internship with City Parks Foundation, the people she met, the places she traveled, and of course, the artists she saw, I eagerly anticipated what my summer would be like as a Marketing and Communications Intern. I looked forward to working shows, discovering new artists, and meeting my new coworkers.


10.12.16 | No Comments
My summer with City Parks Foundation was an incredible experience enriched with an unforgettable staff, insane performances, and endless learning! During my internship I met dozens of CPF employees both in the office and onsite. It was unbelievable to discover the passion and excitement they all felt for this organization’s mission and the performing arts. Their kindness and enthusiasm made working feel a little less like work.


10.04.16 | No Comments
When I sat down to write a blog post about Red Hook, the neighborhood that would host the first of SummerStage’s citywide performances, I began to realize how unique my summer internship was going to be. The week of programming in Red Hook was really exciting, and it offered an impressive range that would appeal to a diversity of the residents. A few days before the Red Hook shows kicked off, another intern and I got to leave the office early and hand out flyers.

Capacity Fund Grantees Get Ready For Fall

09.14.16 | No Comments
After a hot and busy summer in the city’s public spaces, community groups are already gearing up to care for their beloved parks by scheduling It’s My Park projects and finding new ways to engage volunteers.

Meet Our New Outreach Coordinators

09.06.16 | No Comments
Partnerships for Parks (PfP) just got some new faces to the program. As of September 6th, PfP hired four new Outreach Coordinators to help connect New Yorkers to their local parks. Read below to learn about their personal stories.

The Sikh Coalition Celebrates It's My Park

08.11.16 | No Comments
Partnerships for Parks would like to thank the Sikh Coalition for all of their hard work in Morningside Park over the past three years. If you would like to join them in volunteering on August 13th

Dedicated Father Turned Park Leader

08.05.16 | No Comments
“The park really needed a fence to stop kids and balls from running out in the street. I reached out to the Parks Department in December 2015 and two weeks later it was installed.”
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