Support Your Metroparks
Thank you for your interest in donating to Metroparks Toledo. There are many ways to support your Metroparks.
Working in partnership with Metroparks Toledo Foundation we are able to connect Metroparks users and lovers with meaningful and impactful projects and programs to support. Gifts to your Metroparks are tax deductible and allow us to go above and beyond in our commitment to clean, safe and natural parks - helping us become the #1 Park System in America!
Gifts to specific projects or programs are always welcome and appreciated. Donations may be made online through Metroparks Toledo Foundation.
For specific questions or to give to a specific project or program, please contact the Metroparks Toledo Philanthropy office at (419) 407-9708
Memorials and Tributes
Giving a gift in memory of honor of someone is a thoughtful way to remember them while supporting your Metroparks. Gifts of any size and area of support are accepted as memorials and tributes.
General memorial or tribute donations may be made online through Metroparks Toledo Foundation. For questions please reach out to our office at (419) 407-9708
With a gift of $250 to Metroparks Toledo, a Legacy Brick with a personalized message can be placed at select Metroparks.
Legacy Bricks may be placed at:
- Wildwood Preserve Metropark
- Metz Visitor Center
- Oak Grove Schoolhouse
- Pearson Metropark
- Secor Metropark
- Secor Center
- Swan Creek
- Yager Center
- Rotary Roundhouse
Legacy Bricks are also available at Side Cut Metropark. The Friends of Side Cut group administers the brick program for that park. Details can be found in the Side Cut Brick Brochure.
For questions and additional information, please reach out to our office at (419) 407-9708.
With a gift of $5,000 or more to Metroparks Toledo, A Legacy Bench with a personalized plaque may be dedicated at a Metropark of the donor's choice, pending space availability at the select Metropark.
The donor may request a specific Metroparks for their Legacy Bench to be placed. The exact location within the Metroparks will be determined by park staff based on the availability and needs of the park. Some parks do not have additional benches available for dedication, please reach out to Metroparks for information on current location options.
Once Metroparks Staff reviews your Legacy Bench Request, you will be contacted to confirm the bench availability in the Metropark of your choice and to make your donation.
For questions and additional information, please reach out to our office at (419) 407-9708
Metroparks Members go above and beyond to support important Metroparks initiatives that might not otherwise be possible, like Connections Camp which provides nature camp experiences to over 700 children from disadvantaged communities each year, and conservation projects like tree planting and restoration.
For full details on becoming a Metroparks Member, visit the Membership page on the Metroparks Toledo Foundation site.