Q. Is Friends part of the Parks Department? No, County Park Friends is a 501C3 non-profit, fully separate from County Parks Department. We work in close partnership with our public partner to increase impact towards aligned goals.
Q. What does my donation support? Membership & Sponsorship = needs-based, 2020 County Parks Learn-To-Swim pilot. Our 2020 pilot program targets low income families, with children ages 2.5-12, who are not yet water safe. We offer 6-week Learm-To-Swim scholarships at Simpkins Family Swim Center. We thank Cradle to Career, ParkRx, Simpkins Swim Center, Community Bridges and SCHealth Centers for helping inform our pilot. Email Mariah Roberts with any questions
Q. What is Friends all about? Inclusion, Access and Partnership to activate our County Parks. Q. How do I claim on my taxes? Once you complete sign-up, you will receive an immediate email with all the details. The email will also serve as your record of tax deductible donation.