Did you know that Virginia has historically ranked near the bottom of the states in terms of state per capita spending on the state park system?
Want to learn more? Download and read this 12-page booklet that vividly details the many positive impacts Virginia State Parks have on the state's economy. The booklet also covers ongoing funding and staffing problems. Details on the economic impact of our parks can be found in this 2016 Virginia State Parks Economic Impact Study by Virginia Tech (find just the executive summary here).
Join the VAFP to support Virginia's state parks.
Join us to help support Virginia's state parks. Associate membership is free. You may also become a sustaining individual member for $10 a year or a sustaining organization for $20 a year. Also, silver, gold and platinum memberships are available.
Visit this page for a list of contributors at various levels of support.
The VAFP is a registered charity for the Amazon Smile giving program and Kroger's Community Rewards Program.
Learn more about Amazon Smile and register here. Select the Virginia Association for Parks as your charity here. Once you sign in, just login in to Amazon with this URL: http://smile.amazon.com/. Other than the special URL, everything else is like the regular Amazon.com site.
Also, sign up for the Kroger Community Rewards Program. Every time you use your Kroger card, the VAFP gets a donation.
Commonwealth of Virginia employee? Support Virginia Association for Parks in the Combined Virginia Campaign. Simply direct your contribution to the VAFP. Its CVC code is 03891.
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