Supporting San Jose Parks, Trails, and Recreation Programs
San Jose Parks Foundation has elected Kathy Sutherland as President of its Board of Trustees. The unanimous vote took place at the August 21 meeting.
Kathy Sutherland brings a wealth of experience to the job of leading the four-year old organization’s Board of Trustees. She has been a longtime advocate for the Foundation, parks and open space, and has served on the Board for the past 18 months.
Kathy has extensive knowledge of the nonprofit sector and served as Chief of Staff to Councilmember Nancy Pyle. She understands the needs of the community, the role of city government, and looks forward to many new partnerships and collaborations.
“Great parks make great communities – I believe that the role of the Foundation is to find creative new ways to help make sure everyone has a park in their neighborhood they can be proud of.”
San Jose Parks Foundation is a community-based nonprofit organization whose primary purpose is to empower citizens to preserve the community treasure that is San Jose’s network of Parks and Trails.
More information may be found at the foundation’s website at www.sanjoseparks.org, by calling 408.893.PARK , or by writing to San Jose Parks Foundation, P.O. Box 53841, San Jose, CA 95153.
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THANK YOU, PG&E!!
PG&E Matching Grant For Community Groups
Em-Powering Parks & Trails Program Helps Small Groups
$10,000 was raised in the last two weeks of December, 2013 – all donations given to one of our Community Groups, Programs or Projects and all of these donations are being matched by Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E).
This matching gift program is aimed at empowering the dozen small groups and programs that operate under fiscal partnership with San Jose Parks Foundation.
To participate, review the groups on the PG&E Em-Power Parks Page and then click on a Donate Now! button to be taken to the direct funding page. Donations of all sizes are accepted. Thank you! - to all the donors who gave - $10,000 went directly to community programs and will be matched by PG&E