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Help Fund the Parks

For more than 35 years, The Park People of Milwaukee County, Inc., a 501(c )3 charitable organization, has accepted funds to support the needs of our beloved Park System. During this time, we have placed over $3 million dollars in our parks and have supported efforts to overcome the $275 million of deferred maintenance required in our parks. With your help, we can raise awareness and generate more funds to support our park system. There are several ways to donate to the parks:

To discuss your intentions, please Contact Us.

 


Planned Giving

The Park People would be honored to receive a bequest or estate gift through your planned giving. Inclusion allows you to make an enduring gift to support your treasured Milwaukee County Parks.
Some examples of planned gifts include:

  • Gifts in a will or trust: a bequest through your will or gift from your trust allows you to support your charitable interests while retaining complete control of your assets during your lifetime
  • Life Insurance: The Park People may be named as a beneficiary
  • Retirement Plan Assets: The Park People may be named as a beneficiary

The Park People can accept a range of assets (e.g.: cash, stock, etc) both of fixed amounts or percentages of the net estate. Since the Park People of Milwaukee County, Inc is a 501(c )(3) charitable organization, your planned gift may be entitled to charitable income or estate tax deduction. Your tax advisor can help you choose the best type of gift for your specific circumstances.

Facilitated Donations

Throughout our history, the Park People has facilitated donations for park enhancement projects, park equipment purchase and recreational supplies. A sample of the enhancement projects and board accepted contributions can be downloaded here: Facilitated Donations List

 

Reach out to see how you can continue the revitalization of our treasured parks.