Achievements and On-Going Activities:
  • Raised funds to build the Lion Sam Farrow Amphitheater in Lions Park.
  • Raised necessary funds to place a shade structure over the Accessible Playground.
  • Purchased portable stage used at special events in Temple.
  • Helped fundraise and develop the Pool of Tears Veterans Memorial in downtown Temple.
  • Assisted with the purchase of cardiac defibrillators and placement in the community.
  • Founded Art in the Park program - placed 16 bronze statues throughout Temple Parks thus far.
  • Developed the Memorial Tree Program
  • Host Movies in the Park a very popular free community event held every year since 2006. 
  • Helped fundraise and construct two of Temple's most iconic parks: Whistle Stop Playground and Temple Rotary South All Access Playground.
  • Continue to fundraise through Pickets in the Park for the maintenance of the Whistle Stop Playground and the Temple Rotary South All Access Playground. 
Ways to Contribute to the Temple Parks Foundation
Contributions can be made by providing:
  • Restricted funds for specific facilities or park improvements
  • Restricted funds for equipment or civic programs
  • Unrestricted funds as needed for our parks
  • One-time annual gifts can provide on-going support for the Temple Parks Foundation
Checks can be made to:
Temple Parks Foundation
P.O. Box 1586
Temple, Texas 76503

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