MPF Member-Volunteers rock First Avenue’s riverfront festivals

October 6, 2016 by Janette Law

More than 60 MPF Member-Volunteers rocked out at two riverfront festivals this summer. Both events were presented by First Avenue and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the work MPF is doing in support of Minneapolis parks. Thank you, volunteers, and thank you, First Ave.! Wilco headlined the first concert, August 20 at Hall’s.....

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This Sat, June 11: It’s Minne mania and a treasure hunt. Find us at Get Outdoors Day!

June 9, 2016 by Janette Law

MPF is hitting Get Outdoors Day this Saturday, June 11,  at Powderhorn Park, 12 noon to 4pm. This is an awesome free family event co-hosted by some of the most dedicated and knowledgeable outdoor groups in town – Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board, Minnesota DNR, National Park Service, US Fish & Wildlife Service and REI......

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2016 MPF Survey: Just 5-7 mins. of your time could net you a Sea Salt gift card

May 26, 2016 by Janette Law

MPF needs you. Now through Monday, June 13, we’re conducting a brief input survey to help us better understand our Members, Donors and others who are passionate about our work. Your participation is important to us! You can use the embedded form below, or click on this link to take the survey in a separate.....

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Inspiring dedications among the $5,721raised on GTMD15 – thank you!

November 13, 2015 by Janette Law

On Give the Max Day (GTMD15), November 12, 2015, we invited Minnesotans to celebrate all that Minneapolis Parks has to offer. And they sure did! Forty-five donors contributed $5,721.20 – blowing past our goal of $3,000 by 43%. Thank You! Two donors made their GTMD15 gifts with inspiring dedications. Janelle N. said she gave “[b]ecause.....

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#TBT – Despite heavy rain, Sunrise on the Mississippi was a hit

October 15, 2015 by Jennifer Downham

Thank you to all 242 hardy Minnesotans who made it out to Boom Island at 7am, Thursday, September 17, for our first annual Sunrise on the Mississippi breakfast benefit. It’s hard to recall, but it was a stormy morning. Yet even as the sun rose behind the clouds, the many who gathered brought great light.....

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St. Anthony Falls and the Stone Arch Bridge are threatened – Here’s how you can help save them

August 28, 2015 by Janette Law

Recently, Crown Hydro amended its application to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for a St. Anthony Falls-based hydropower plant. Now a quarter of a century old, Crown Hydro’s proposal is wholly out of step with major advancements on the Central Riverfront, which – with St. Anthony Falls and the Stone Arch Bridge at its.....

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Come walk the green carpet, May 19, at Whole Foods Market

May 12, 2015 by Janette Law

Visit our Table at Whole Foods Market Hennepin & Calhoun Locations Tuesday, May 19, 5% of Sales Will Benefit the Minneapolis Parks Foundation This Tuesday, May 19, the Minneapolis Parks Foundation will roll out the green carpet at Whole Foods Market’s Calhoun and Hennepin locations, where 5% of the day’s sales will help us support.....

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And the winner is …. !

January 23, 2015 by Janette Law

Big congratulations and warm thanks to Mark R., Gophers ticket winner and MPF sustaining Member-Donor! We couldn’t be happier for his sustaining support and he couldn’t be happier to win the tickets: “Go Gophers! Ski U Mah and Go Minneapolis Parks!” Mark told us. “Gopher Hockey is my most favorite team and I’ve never been.....

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Donate to win!

December 24, 2014 by Janette Law

What’s more popular than Minneapolis parks (at least at this time of year)? Minnesota hockey! Through January 16, 2015, when you become a monthly sustaining member-donor* of the Minneapolis Parks Foundation, you’ll have a chance to win an awesome Minnesota Gophers men’s hockey package, courtesy of a generous MPF supporter: 2 sixth-row seats and 2.....

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NEWS | Minne is in the swim! ETA Minneapolis is Wednesday, June 6

June 4, 2012 by Janette Law

Rumor is that _[ is in transit to Minneapolis, set to surface in a lake near you on Wednesday, June 6. Members get the first word on her official location via email, once her location is confirmed by official sighting. Join today! To prepare for her visit, we thought we’d post these photos shared with.....

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