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Geneva Park District Foundation

About the Geneva Park District Foundation

The Geneva Park District Foundation was established in 1994 and is a 501 (c) (3) not for profit organization whose mission is to improve the quality of life for all residents in the Geneva Park District by securing donations and funds for open space, parks, and recreational facilities. Giving back has helped beautify and enhance the Geneva Park District community.

The Geneva Park District Foundation consists of 15 members who collectively campaign for the enhancement and improvement of the Park District by providing sponsorship opportunities through a Giving Tree and Living Tree program. (see below) The organization also hosts the Annual Autumn Fair, a family event held in September at Peck Farm Park. .

GPD Foundation Officers
Greg Hoskins
Jane Cladis
Sandra Klimowski
Rick Razum
Assistant Treasurer
Sheavoun Lambillotte

Other GPD Foundation Members include:

Joe Brusseau, Debbie Draus, Sam Hill, Jim Lynch, Don Manikas, Jim Murphy, Nancy Peterson, Barb Riley and Jim VanderVeen.

Hawks Hollow Nature Playground

Hawks Hollow Nautre PlaygroundHawks Hollow Nature Playground is the most recent partnership between the Geneva Park District and the Geneva Park District Foundation. For more information on Hawks Hollow, please click here.

Learn how to foster a legacy of environmental education and create a lasting impression at the Hawks Hollow Entry Plaza. Click here for paver brick information

Giving Tree Program

The Giving Tree Program is an opportunity to make monetary donations to support specific projects chosen by the Foundation members from year to year. Donation amounts are coordinated with engraving options. Donations of $100 or more are recognized on a "leaf" shaped engraving. Donations of $1,000 or more are recognized on an "acorn" shaped engraving. Donation of $2,500 or more are recognized on a "foundation stone" shaped engraving.

For those who have previously established their engraving and wish to renew their commitment, the year(s) of your donation(s) will be added to your engraving.

Giving Tree Donation Letter Form

Living Tree Program

Donate a tree in the name of someone special or in honor of a special occasion. Trees will be planted in one of our parks. Extraordinary events including: births, anniversaries, weddings, retirements and graduations could benefit from the Geneva Park District’s Living Tree Program.

Prices for the trees range from $225 to $300. Prices include planting and maintenance. Trees are planted in the spring and fall. Please note: arrangements must be made in February for March planting or in August for September planting. For more information, please call Ken Kerfoot at (630) 232-8670.



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