We are always looking for volunteers to help us improve our beautiful park! Whether it's volunteering with events in the community or joining our monthly meetings, we'd love to have you.
We couldn't improve the park without the help of supporters like you. Donate below (https://bit.ly/parkprideFOCWP) or mail a check to Park Pride, PO Box 4936, Atlanta, GA, 30302, and write "Chosewood Park" in the memo line. Thank you for your time and donations that make our work possible.
Atlanta, GA, September 1, 2021 -- Friends of Chosewood Park (“FoCP”) is excited to announce that we have closed our grant awarded by Park Pride in the amount of $2,500 and neighborhood partner Clay Preston, who donated $3,000 in matching funds from the Barbara and Sam Preston Fund within the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta! Two steel benches and two steel bike racks were installed at the end fo August in Chosewood Park. Hope you enjoy!
Atlanta, GA, June 22, 2021 -- Friends of Chosewood Park (“FoCP”) was awarded a Small Change Grant from Park Pride in the amount of $2,500 to fund the installation of two steel benches and two steel bike racks in Chosewood Park. Park Pride and members of the Chosewood Park community recognize that great parks increase the quality of life of residents by supporting healthy people, strong neighborhoods, vibrant business districts, a robust economy, and a healthy environment. Park Pride is the only Atlanta-based nonprofit that engages communities to activate the power of parks.
“Friends of Chosewood Park would like to create a more welcoming environment for our residents. There is currently limited seating and no bike racks in our park. The installation of these new amenities around the periphery of the park will increase safety, thereby encouraging more residents to visit and spend time in the park. They will also further enhance the park’s aesthetics and functionality for residents. We are very grateful to Park Pride for funding this project, and to neighborhood partner Clay Preston, who donated $3,000 in matching funds from the Barbara and Sam Preston Fund within the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta.” -- FoCP President Jim Williamson
“Adding benches and bike racks will activate Chosewood Park in a whole new way. Park visitors, including seniors, will be invited to sit on the new benches, and rest and enjoy the park for longer than they may have done otherwise. Because of the bike racks, families may choose to ride to the park, as opposed to drive, increasing their fitness levels that will have a positive impact on their health. Park Pride is so pleased to support the efforts of the Friends of Chosewood Park.” -- Kayla Altland, Park Pride’s Grants and Fiscal Sponsorship Program Manager
Make your house a home to an Eastern Bluebird with a birdhouse made of reclaimed wood, crafted & branded by locals! These houses vary in size & shape, but all are suitable for Eastern Bluebirds, with holes 1 1/2" in diameter. A volunteer will arrange for local pickup after payment.
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