Friends of Clark Park (FOCP)

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For the Community of West Philadelphia's Clark Park

Friends of Clark Park is a non-profit corporation and volunteer organization founded in 1974 to help maintain and improve University City’s largest public green space.

Friends of Clark Park ...

  • Advises city officials on the park’s needs.
  • Works with the Department of Recreation to improve maintenance and plan physical improvements.
  • Sponsors park events and programs to encourage use of the park and foster a sense of community.
  • Organizes volunteer work days.
  • Provides a conduit through which groups or individuals may donate trees or make other gifts.
  • Educates the public about the park’s history.
  • Creates a forum for the park’s constituents.

Note:  The above descriptive information came from the organization's About the Friends page.

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