Archive | June, 2017

A Day of Merrymaking 2017 Recap

Not only did our community come together to raise $1 million to take back the Greensward, you also came out and had a great summer party with us! Our fifth annual Day of Merrymaking brought in more than $70,000 that we’ll use to maintain and beautify the park, and we had a great time as […]

$1 million raised!

We are thrilled to announce that we have met our goal to raise $1 million for the Greensward project! We are overwhelmed with gratitude for the support of nearly 1,000 donors from all over the country, but mostly right here at home. If you ever wondered how much Memphians love and value Overton Park, the last […]

Quick Greensward update: $32K to go!

Since we announced 24 hours ago that the Hyde Family Foundation will be tripling all gifts to the Greensward project, the community has pitched in an additional $18,000! The Foundation will match those dollars 2:1, adding an additional $36,000 to the total. This brings our total to date up to $904,000. All we need is $32,000 […]