Red, White and BOOM! is coming to downtown this July 4, 2016!

The Wichita Parks Foundation will once again host a party in downtown Wichita on July 4th, complete with live music, food trucks and fireworks over the river. Keep an eye out for more announcements about Red, White & Boom 2016 online and through our media partners at KSN and BOB FM!  In the meantime, if you or your organization would like to sponsor the event, please contact the Wichita Parks Foundation by emailing us at wichitaparksfoundation@gmail.com or calling Stacey at 316-268-4124 to receive our sponsorship brochure.

Visit the event page for more information.

 

WPF Announces Crowdfunding Campaign for Kansas Wildlife Exhibit Educational Signage

Bobby the bobcat, a long-time resident of the kansas wildlife exhibit in riverside park.

Bobby the bobcat, a long-time resident of the kansas wildlife exhibit in riverside park.

Exciting things are happening in Riverside Park.  The Friends of the Kansas Wildlife Exhibit and the Wichita Parks Foundation are working together to bring much needed improvements to the Kansas Wildlife Exhibit.  A generous donation from the Pamela Edwards Pet Trust in May 2015 provided valuable seed money for several long-overdue projects.  However, there are other needs.  As the year ends, we are kicking off a new crowdfunding initiative to raise funds for new educational signage at the exhibit.  Our goal is to have the signs installed in time for National Zoo Day, which is April 8, 2016.  Learn more by visiting our Kansas Wildlife Exhibit "project" page.

Please visit our GoFundMe fundraising page by clicking the widget below to learn more about this project and to make a donation.


The Wichita Parks Foundation (WPF) is a volunteer-led, 501(c)(3) charitable organization founded in 2011.

Our mission is to enhance the quality and maintain the heritage of Wichita’s park system by assembling necessary resources through developing partnerships and fostering relationships.


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