WHO DO I DONATE
Union Park Neighborhood Association (UPNA) & Friends
of Union Park (FUP)
about the UPNA, FUP and what these groups do?
Park Neighborhood Association (UPNA) is your neighborhood organization
and donations to the UPNA are used to fund efforts that benefit the
entire neighborhood. Some of those services are the twice-weekly
sweeping of the sidewalks and gutters on the days following trash
pick-up, social events such as: the Concerts in the Park, the Newcomers
and other UPNA get-togethers, the Holiday Party as well as sponsorship
of a South End youth baseball team.
spends about $15,000 every year to make this a better place in which to
live, and donations from the residents are our primary source of
living within the boundaries of the UPNA and benefiting directly from
its activities should seriously consider supporting the UPNA.
Please do what you can.
of Union Park (FUP) is a committee within the UPNA. Donations to FUP
are placed in a restricted account that is used exclusively to
maintain, beautify and improve Union Park.
to FUP are used for a variety of supplies and services, including
cutting, seeding and fertilizing the lawn, buying flowers in the spring
and decorations for the Holidays. To fund these services, FUP needs to
collect over $10,000 every year.
us who live on the park, and for whom Union Park is our "front
yard," should have little difficulty appreciating the obvious
benefit of an annual Friends of Union Park (FUP) donation. We
should feel a strong compulsion to "increase its loveliness."
all of us who live in the Union Park neighborhood should consider
supporting FUP financially. Union Park is one of the most
important landmarks in the South End and undoubtedly contributes to the
vitality of the entire neighborhood. It deserves our continuing
care and attention.
to the UPNA and FUP, an IRC section 501(c) (3) organization, may be tax
deductible. As always, detailed reports on how these donations
are spent are available to any interested neighbors. Contact us