Parks Foundation Trustees
- Mike Hertz, President
Patti Mitchell, Vice President
Tina Kozil, Secretary
Bret Fahnstrom, Treasurer
- Mike Hertz, President
The mission of the River Trails Park and Recreation Foundation is to secure and provide financial resources for recreational programs, parks and facilities that enhance the quality of life and promote a healthy well-being for residents of the River Trails Park District, a 501(c)3 not-for-profit.
The River Trails Park District strives to provide our participants with safe, fun and economical recreational opportunities. Through a variety of programs, events, facilities and open spaces, individuals and families can enhance their lives through our offerings.
The River Trails Park and Recreation Foundation was developed solely to assist the River Trails Park District through grants for scholarships for those facing financial hardship, specific projects, equipment, infrastructure, development and programming.
On-Going Opportunities to Contribute
|Opportunity||Link to Donate or to find out more!|
|EASY DONATION- via credit card||One time or recurring donations available.|
|RTPD COUPON BOOK||Our yearly COUPON BOOK filled with over $100 in values applicable toward camps, registrations, rentals, memberships and more!|
Seeking New Members:
River Trails Park & Recreation Foundation is currently seeking new members! If you have a passion for your community and our parks, want to help put together fun events to help people in your backyard continue to have great programs and scholarship programs, we would love to have you a part of our volunteer team. Contact Bret Fahnstrom at email@example.com or 847-255-1200.
Send a Kid to Camp
Help 20 Kids in Our Community have a Great Experience this summer
It takes a community to send a kid to camp
Send a Kid to Camp…
Offers children ages 3-14 years old the opportunity to experience what summer is all about…
Learning new activities, meeting new friends, swimming, playing sports, crafts, field trips and more!
You can make the difference for any child by offering them an experience that will forever change and enhance their life.
How to Donate
Click on the link below or fill out a form at the Weiss Community Center. No donation is too small or too big
The average amount it costs to send a kid to camp a week is $120
The Park District subsidizes on average $17,000 in scholarships a year
The RTPD Foundation will match dollar to dollar to the “Send a Kid to Camp” Campaign
We are 501(c)3 not-for-profit
* The foundation will match up to $3000 in donations