Hooray for the Holidays Sweepstakes - December 19 Through 23

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Washington, D.C. – Today, the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks, launches its Hooray for the Holidays sweepstakes.  From December 19 through December 23, the National Park Foundation will be celebrating the holiday season by giving away exciting national park prize packs to five lucky entrants.  By going to the National Park Foundation Facebook page, visitors can enter to win one of the five National Park Foundation prize packs which include plane tickets, the “America the Beautiful” park pass, gift cards, apparel and more!   

Between December 19 and 23, a new national park prize pack will be awarded.  Entrants are encouraged to enter once daily for the duration of the sweepstakes.  For full sweepstake rules and description of prizes, go to the National Park Facebook page.

This season of giving, there are many ways to show your support of America’s national parks.  Below, are just a few of the ways your holiday gift can help preserve America’s most treasured places.

Give The Gift Of The Parks – Looking for the perfect holiday gift?  Look no further!  Visit the nationalparks.org and give the gift of America’s national parks.  Make a donation this holiday season to the National Park Foundation on behalf of your loved ones and you will receive a special printable certificate to include in a stocking or under your Christmas tree. You will have the satisfaction of knowing that your gift to the National Park Foundation, the only national non-profit that directly supports the national parks, will make a difference in preserving America’s treasures.

This year, donations to the National Park Foundation between now and December 31st will be doubled! Thanks to the generosity of the National Park Foundation board, all year-end gifts will be matched up to $75,000! Your year-end gift will be matched dollar-for-dollar — ensuring that our national parks will be here for the next generation to enjoy.

Park enthusiast can also use the National Park Foundation’s Gift Guide to shop for gifts that give back to the parks.  Check out the full Gift Guide here at http://www.nationalparks.org/giftguide.

ABOUT THE NATIONAL PARK FOUNDATION
You are the owner of 84 million acres of the world’s most treasured memorials, landscapes, ecosystems, and historic sites -- all protected in America’s nearly 400 national parks.  Chartered by Congress, the National Park Foundation is the official charity of America’s national parks.  We work hand in hand with the National Park Service to connect you and all Americans to the parks, and to make sure that they are preserved for the generations who will follow.  Join us in supporting your national parks -- this is your land.  www.nationalparks.org.

JOIN US – www.nationalparks.org
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TWITTER -  http://twitter.com/goparks

Contact:

Marjorie Hall
Director, Communications
National Park Foundation
1201 Eye Street, NW Suite 550B
Washington, DC 20005
Direct:  202-354-6480
mhall@nationalparks.org