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Ways to give

There are a number of ways your donation goes to work where it is needed most through The Desert Recreation Foundation:

  • Financial Assistance Program provides financial support to individuals who may not have the financial means to participate at this time. 
  • Adaptive/Therapeutic Sports and Recreation Program allows those with disabilities the opportunity to fully participate in sports programs adapted for their disability.
  • Trips for Kids supports at-risk youth by providing healthy activity, while broadening their perspectives, and exploring new areas on their bicycles.
  • Marcy Hyman Scholarship Program helps keep kids safe and occupied after school.
  • Palm Desert International Sports Festival offers fun competition in a variety of sporting events for 35+ up to Seniors of all ages and abilities.
  • Land procurement  by land donation or through your donation of financial support helps in the development of new parks
  • Capital investment funding supports new community recreation facilities and the enhancement of existing ones.

Other ways to help:

  • Adopt-A-Park — Individuals and businesses can provide hands-on supervision of a DRD park, sharing in the maintenance costs and overhead, providing resources and coordinating volunteers. Your organization will be recognized with branded on-site signage and mentioned on various DRD promotional vehicles
  • Volunteer — The Foundation is always appreciative of time donated to help at any number of sponsored events. Volunteering is a great way to become more involved with the fun side of our communities and residents.