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THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING THE City of Greenville Parks and Recreation

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The City of Greenville Parks, Recreation and Tourism department oversees 46 city parks occupying more than 460 acres of land within the city, with a goal of planting 1,000 trees. We also offer a variety of recreation services, such as after-school, summer camp, yoga, and senior programming.

Consider a donation to honor the birth of a child, express sympathy upon the death of friends or relatives, or celebrate a milestone in a loved one's life. 

Neighbors may consider partnering with the City to enhance a neighborhood park by presenting a proposal for additional or replacement park amenities made possible through donations.

Ways You Can #GiveParksandRec

Charitable contributions to the City of Greenville, as a government unit, are tax-deductible under section 170(c)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code when made for a public purpose.
No goods or services, in whole or in part, were received in exchange for this contribution; therefore, the full value of your contribution is deductible for income tax purposes.
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Youth scholarship fund

The City of Greenville strives to provide recreational programming to youth of the Greenville community by removing cost as a barrier. Financial assistance to youth is provided based on income level and other financial circumstances to allow participation in recreation programs that encourage healthy lifestyles, promote self-confidence and teach life-long lessons.

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As stewards of our parks, and for the benefit of all who enjoy them, we are committed to preserving resources and enhancing opportunities that will maximize the value of City parks, now and for generations to come. Donations help supplement existing funding sources, in order to preserve and protect the experience of using the parks, programs and activities for Greenville citizens and all those who visit our beautiful City.  

Donations may be used for new or to replace well-loved park amenities, such as a bench, picnic table, playground piece, shade sail or shelter and may be designated with signage or plaques. 

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City tree Fund

The City Tree Fund, established to enhance funding for tree planting in the city, has been very successful in supplementing Greenville's natural beauty. Through the fund, residents can donate money to have trees planted within a park, in a public open space, along a greenway, or in the public right-of-way on their street. Plantings are not designated with signage or plaques.

For more information, visit City Tree Fund.

Thank you to our donors

$5,000 - $9,999

Frank and Linda O'Brien

$2,500 - $4,999

The Maryann E. Kirchner Family Foundation | CFi - Chapman Foundation Inc. | Happy and Janice Holliday | Linda Johnson | Emilie Wernick

$1,000 - $2,499

Legacy Park Friends | Tara Foundation | Audrey McBratney Bittner | Virginia Oliver

$500 - $999

Oxford | Susan Roberts

$250 - $499

Irene C. Cundiff | Kevin Willmot and Catie Kelley

$100 - $249

Daniel Carton | Brandon Crews | Lauren Cronin | John Flynn | Carly Lovinggood | Jimmy Styles | Michelle Tallichet | Bill and Jude Tesh | Scot and Jodi Thompson | Rob Tope | Worth Trainor | Corlee Stopa | Dennis Urgo

$1 - $99

Amy Beadle | Kathleen T. Brooking | Christina Rhodes and Kelsey Crooks | Sally Duffy | John Jacogson Jimmy Dye | Mariana Johnson | Norman Morgan | Sheila Roy | Jeff Stein | Southern Tide | Anna Watson

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