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Memorial Donations

 Memorial Donations:

The Friends of Wisconsin State Parks wants to share with you a meaningful way in which we can celebrate and honor the memory of our loved ones, while also contributing to the preservation and enhancement of the natural treasures we hold dear – the Wisconsin State Parks.

We have all experienced the beauty, tranquility, and rejuvenation that Wisconsin State Parks offer. Whether it's camping under the starry skies, hiking along picturesque trails, or simply enjoying a day in nature with family and friends, these parks hold a special place in our hearts. 

About The Friends of Wisconsin State Parks (FWSP):

The Friends of Wisconsin State Parks is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation, enhancement, and promotion of Wisconsin's state parks, forests, trails, and recreational areas. The FWSP plays a pivotal role in ensuring that these natural wonders are accessible, well-maintained, and able to provide enriching experiences for all visitors.

Some ways that your donation may be used:

  • Trail Maintenance and Development: Donations help maintain and expand the network of hiking, biking, and equestrian trails, ensuring safe and enjoyable outdoor activities for park visitors.

  • Education and Interpretation: FWSP supports educational programs within state parks, fostering a deeper understanding and appreciation of Wisconsin's natural and cultural heritage.

  • Improvement of Facilities: Funds go towards upgrading park facilities, including campgrounds, picnic areas, and visitor centers, to enhance the overall visitor experience.

  • Conservation Initiatives: Donations aid in preserving the ecological integrity of state parks by supporting conservation projects, habitat restoration, and the protection of endangered species.

How You Can Contribute:

To honor the memory of your loved ones and contribute to the conservation and enhancement of the Wisconsin State Parks, The Friends of Wisconsin State Parks kindly request that you consider making a donation to The Friends of Wisconsin State Parks in lieu of traditional gifts. Your generous contributions will help ensure that future generations can continue to enjoy the beauty and tranquility of these natural treasures.

This collective effort to support The Friends of Wisconsin State Parks will be a meaningful way to celebrate and remember our loved ones, while also leaving a lasting impact on the places that hold such a special place in our hearts.

Thank you for considering this request, and please do not hesitate to reach out if you have any questions or would like more information. Let us come together to make a positive difference and ensure the continued vitality of our beloved Wisconsin State Parks.

You can make a donation directly on the FWSP website, and please feel free to include a personal message or dedication to commemorate our loved ones' special connection to the parks.

Friends of Wisconsin State Parks
Patricia Loosen
Executive Director
23 S. Main Street Suite O
Hartford, WI 53027