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2013-05-20 12:21:52

Partnering with ARAMARK and REI, the American Latino Heritage Fund Launches the @American_Latino Expedition WASHINGTON, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Latino Heritage Fund (ALHF) of the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, announced today that ALHF is launching the @American_Latino Expedition to further engage diverse audiences to explore America's national parks. (Logo:...

2013-05-07 08:23:00

Teachers and student interns to participate in Foundation's Park Stewards youth-focused service-learning program PHOENIX and WASHINGTON, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the National Park Foundation (NPF), the official charity of America's national parks, and University of Phoenix(®) announced the 2013 Park Stewards program grant recipients. Now in their second year of program sponsorship, the University provided $187,000 in program funding to the National Park Foundation to...

2013-05-01 12:23:25

Twenty-two National Parks Awarded 2013 "Active Trails" Grants WASHINGTON, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, has awarded 22 grants totaling $409,262 to national parks selected to participate in the 2013 Active Trails program. Now in its fifth year, the Active Trails program supports hands-on projects that encourage the public to lead healthy lives by actively engaging in trail work, special events...

2013-04-25 12:23:36

WASHINGTON, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In celebration of National Park Week, the National Park Foundation - the official charity of America's national parks - today received a $500,000 grant from the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund to help connect kids to nature through America's national parks. Disney's investment will go specifically to the National Park Foundation's "Ticket to Ride" program, which helps students explore the outdoors by providing transportation to national...

2013-03-29 12:20:46

Pine Brothers Softish Throat Drops provides cash donation WASHINGTON, March 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pine Brothers Softish Throat Drops announces that it will contribute to the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, to help support the 2013 White House Easter Egg Roll. The 2013 Easter Egg Roll, which takes place on April 1, 2013 on the South Lawn of the White House, is focused on promoting health and wellness with the theme, "Be Healthy, Be...

2013-02-05 12:23:28

FROM "I HEART PARKS" GEAR TO ROMANTIC PARK DESTINATIONS, PLAN THE PERFECT VALENTINE'S DAY FOR THE PARK LOVER IN YOUR LIFE AT WWW.NATIONALPARKS.ORG WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Finding the perfect gift for your valentine can seem daunting, but the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, has compiled the resources to help you create the perfect Valentine's Day experience - one that also gives back. After all, your valentine will...

2013-01-15 08:20:52

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Neil Mulholland, President and CEO of the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, welcomed Valerie Dorian to her new role as the Foundation's Senior Vice President of Corporate Partnerships and Strategic Alliances. In this role, Dorian will provide strategic oversight and facilitation of the Foundation's corporate and cause marketing partnerships, working closely with industry partners to deepen...

2012-12-18 08:24:00

Foundation Honors Birthday Milestone Through "45 Days of Giving" Aimed At Raising $450,000 In Vital Support For Parks At www.nationalparks.org/Give45 WASHINGTON, Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, celebrates 45 years of support for our nation's most sacred places. On December 18th, 1967 the United States Congress recognized the critical need for an official organization tasked with ensuring...

2012-11-28 12:23:46

THE FRAY, JASON MRAZ, LEDISI, AND RICO RODRIGUEZ JOIN STAR STUDDED LINEUP OF PERFORMERS INCLUDING JAMES TAYLOR, KENNY "BABYFACE" EDMONDS, COLBIE CAILLAT AND PHILLIP PHILLIPS Ceremony to be Streamed Live at www.thenationaltree.org on December 6(th) at 4:30pm ET and Broadcast Nationally on Public Television Throughout December WASHINGTON, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation announced that acclaimed actor, Neil Patrick...

2012-11-27 12:23:31

Campaign To Raise $450,000 In Critical Support for the National Parks This Holiday Season WASHINGTON, Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This Giving Tuesday, the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, launched "45 Days of Giving," an online campaign dedicated to raising $450,000 in vital aid for the national parks this holiday season. The campaign, hosted at www.nationalparks.org/Give45, marks the Foundation's 45(th) year of providing direct...