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Litter Clean-Up Walk

Today we challenge our friends to spend at least 15 minutes outside, picking up litter and debris. Walk through your local park or maybe just your neighborhood! Every bit helps… Read More

A Blossoming Corporate Volunteer Program

Corporate social responsibility is a term used often in the business world. For our friends at LaFleur Marketing, it’s more than a metric – it has been a key value… Read More

Tree Pruning Volunteer Project

Join Friends of GR Parks, neighborhood foresters and other volunteers to help prune oak trees in Riverside Park! *We’ll meet at the parking lot at Guild and Monroe* It is… Read More

GOTV! Volunteer to Educate Neighbors about Parks Proposal

Grand Rapids residents have an important opportunity to vote Yes! on the “Parks, Pools & Playgrounds” proposal on Nov. 5. Friends of Grand Rapids Parks believes in this proposal and… Read More

Tree Planting Project: Mini Grant Awards!

Join FGRP to help our neighbors plant trees awarded by this year’s Mini Grants! As part of the Urban Forest Project, we’re on a mission to plant 225 trees throughout the city this fall.

Tree Planting Project

Join FGRP and to help our neighbors in the Eastown Community Association plant trees provided by this year’s mini grant! ***We’ll meet at the intersection of Giddings and Thomas St.***… Read More

Tree Planting Project

Join FGRP and other community members to plant trees in the Grand Rapids area! As part of the Urban Forest Project, we’re on a mission to plant 225 trees throughout the city this fall.

Greenwood Cemetery Volunteer Beautification Project

Join us and Parks Alive group, Friends of Greenwood Cemetery, to beautify this community space! We’ll be weeding garden beds, picking up litter, tidying up grave sites, and straightening small… Read More

Tree Planting Project

Join FGRP and other community members to plant trees in the East Fulton & Midtown areas! ***We will meet at 753 Atwood St NE.*** As part of the Urban Forest Project,… Read More

Tree Planting Project: Mini Grant Awards!

Join FGRP to help our neighbors plant trees awarded by this year’s Mini Grants! As part of the Urban Forest Project, we’re on a mission to plant 225 trees throughout the city this fall.