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Overview

The Huntley Park Foundation distributes funds to support recreational programs and park projects for the Huntley Park District. Generous financial support can buy a beautiful park bench or even a picnic shelter.   Dollars are earmarked for specific projects or given to the general foundation fund. All funds are raised for patrons and to leave a lasting legacy for the donor. the HPF is a 501c3 corporation.

Mission

The mission of the Huntley Park Foundation is to aid the Huntley Park District in the collection of funds through community events and corporate sponsorships and to redistribute the funds for the enrichment of park and recreation programs and services.

History

The Foundation was established in 2006 as a not-for-profit corporation to help benefit Huntley Park District residents. The Park Foundation is an IRS 501(c)(3) organization. The Foundation Board is appointed by Park District Board of Commissioners.

Projects funded

Some examples of projects and other benefits the foundation has provided to the Park District recently include:

Year

Amount

Project

2020

$600

Community Wall at REC Center

2019

$9,500

Historic Sun Valley Farm Smokehouse Rebuild

2019

$3,065

Portable Sound System to support District Events

2019

$1,650

Replacement of Fitness Center TV's

2018

$4,205

Helmet and Bat Racks - Tomaso Sports Park

2017

$2,030

REC Center Gymnasium Scoreboard Controllers

2017

$1,020

Video and Audio equipment to start Fitness On Demand service

2017

$2,365

Storage Shed for Sports Programs at Warrington and Ol' Timers Parks.

2017

$1,109

Flagpole for REC Center

2017

$4,390

Storage shed for Tomaso Sports Park

2016

$1,645

Hose reel trailer for sports field irrigation

2015

$1,410

Painting of Sun Valley Farm Barn

2014

$5,820

Timing system for swim team

2014

$6,500

Gator utility vehicle for Tomaso Sports Park

 

For additional information regarding the Huntley Park Foundation, please contact Thom Palmer, Huntley Park District Executive Director, at (847) 669-3180 × 350 or via email.