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Spring Fundraising Success

June 2, 2017

In May of 2017, Prospect Park Alliance undertook an ambitious fundraising goal, and challenged the community to raise $50,000 for Prospect Park in order to unlock a matching gift. This matching challenge was made possible by longtime Prospect Park Alliance supporters Lorraine and Gordon DiPaolo, hoping to galvanize the community to support the Park.

Funds raised by Prospect Park Alliance go towards essential Park services, such as the collection of over 7 million pounds of litter each year, the care and maintenance of Park trees and 250 acres of woodlands, and the free public programs that are provided to 450,000 youth and adults each year.

As you enjoy the Park this summer, thank yourself and all the generous members of this community for rising to the challenge and doing your part to keep this special place green and vibrant. Our spring fundraising challenge was a great success, and we exceeded our goal! Because you helped us raise more than $57,000, longtime Prospect Park Alliance supporters Lorraine and Gordon DiPaolo have made a gift of $50,000 to support the Alliance.

As we continue our celebrations of the Park’s milestone 150th year, we’re better prepared than ever to honor our historic past and celebrate our bright future. 

Learn more about how you can get involved and give back to your favorite Park.