The Friends of Oakland Parks and Recreation accepts unrestricted gifts, planned giving and donations restricted to the following areas:
- Scholarships (for summer camp, art, science, swimming and boating lessons)
- Memorial Funds (in memory of loved ones)
- Park Maintenance
- Capital Projects
You can donate online with PayPal. Click here to make a difference in a child’s life.
Well maintained parks provide safe venues of fitness, creativity and education.
They bring beauty and peace to often stressful and fast-paced environments. Our urban parks are the backyards, fitness centers, classrooms, meditation gardens and playgrounds for Oakland’s diverse urban population.