Creating tomorrows parks today!

It’s all about parks The funds we raise support both people and nature.

The Friends of Harrow Weald are in the process of transforming a small local park into a communuty centre.

This is only possible with support from residents, local businesses, the local authority and a strong road map to creating tomorrows parks today.

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Education:

Learning and training runs through everything we do, our projects create trainee opportunities for gardeners and other skills needed around the park and in life.

Our online project creates a perfect opportunity to learn IT and online skills, fostering a lively community.

Project are under the guidance of knowledgeable personal, from gardeners to IT professionals and will give people a good starting point of general knowledge.

All welcome:

Everyone is welcome to get involved we can all enjoy the fruits of nature.

The aim is to create an open area that can cater for the needs of many people by providing, as well as a quiet and reflective place, a happy and welcoming environment to share with the group, to enjoy events and sport and where people can develop respect for the environment.

Examples:

£10 To fund free community events like our regular Harrow action disability clients and residents’ picnics.

£15 Supports free monthly Sunday morning community breakfasts.

£15 Allows the food teaching and bread making classes to be provided for free.

£25 Help fund vitally important purchases of specialist bulbs to encourage butterflies and bees.

£50 Offers our volunteer gardeners access to resources to help them train each other and young people.

£100 Allows for projects to be completed like the partnership between residents and RHS pergola project.

£500 – Allows funding for local school events, Learning nature events, sports days, and park maintenance events.

£1000 – Helps fund larger projects, building an insect pond, creating sensory spaces, building a project to health walk.

£6000 – Allows us to work towards turning a single park into a functioning community centre that is inclusive to all.

Outdoor stage completed: We recently completed the outdoor stage 

This project cost over 10K – The outcome to the wider community has been worth every penny and more, there are musicians, theatre groups and other young and old lining up to perform.

Rewards in return for your donation

Your donation supports:

  • Joining up the dots between people, nature and the well being for all involved.
  • Health and well being
  • Social isolation
  • Community cohesion
  • Fauna and flora
  • Education
  • Nature
  • Financial and Environmental Sustainability
  • Having fun and relaxing with the locals in parks.
  • Allowing us to make events free to ensure inclusion for all

Working towards creating carbon neutralsolar poweredplastic free parks, that are strengthened with a supporting hub of community groups.