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Volunteers needed for Parks Alive initiative

Friends of Grand Rapids Parks offers opportunities to participate in neighborhood park upkeep.
Roosevelt Park tree planting

Roosevelt Park tree planting /Tommy Allen

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Roosevelt Park tree planting

Roosevelt Park tree planting /Tommy Allen

Parks Alive, an initiative spearheaded by Friends of Grand Rapids Parks, works towards the goal of organizing and empowering individuals in order to represent and sustain the various parks throughtout Grand Rapids' many neighborhoods. 

Individuals can get involved on multiple levels including volunteering for group activites in specific parks, becoming a Parks Alive Leader (PAL) or by becoming a sponsor. 

PALs help organize projects and sponsorship events. Sponsors can donate dollars to support a variety of causes from park benches to tree groves in amounts ranging from as little as $50 to $3,000. 

Contact Steve Faber if you are interested in becoming a sponsor. 

Contact Kyle Vanstrien if you are interested in becoming a PAL. 

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