December 2014: What do your parks give you?

Today is Giving Tuesday, a national movement created to help us all keep focused on what's most important. Here at the Parks Alliance, we're thinking about all of the many ways our parks enhance the quality of life here in San Francisco. Last month, we told you about a new report that counts the economic benefits of our parks (about $1 billion in economic value each year!). But there are so many other things, too: natural beauty, places to picnic, exercise and play, habitats for a diverse group of plants and animals, and ways to connect with each other through volunteering and other activities. This year on Giving Tuesday, we chose to highlight our Street Parks program on its 10th anniversary.  Read more >>