Ways To Give

Living Gifts

Mark a special occasion or holiday with a gift as meaningful as its intended recipient.


Remember summer days spent on the playground? Support efforts to replace outdated playground equipment in state parks across the Commonwealth by contributing to the Leah Vogel Memorial Playground Fund, and build memories for the next generation. All donors receive a certificate of appreciation and updates on the progress of playground construction.


Your contribution supports programs and equipment purchases for hands-on learning by visitors of all ages to our state parks and forests.


This gift is truly a living gift! Your contribution will help to purchase native plants, flowers and shrubs planted in state parks and forests, enhancing habitat, creating plant screens, controlling erosion, educating visitors and cleaning air. Visit the native plant garden at Loyalsock State Forest to see a project supported by Living Gifts.

Choose from the following:

  • Flowers … $10
  • Shrub … $35
  • Tree … $50

A gift of LEGACY

Help support the work of the Foundation and build a voice for state parks and forests!
Give a gift of membership in Pennsylvania Parks & Forests Foundation … $25

Or, make a donation to PPFF … this gift of support from you, or in a friend or family member’s name, helps us to continue our work across the state.

A gift of HISTORY

Preserve our Civilian Conservation Corps structures and history by adopting a CCC structure! All donors receive an adoption certificate.

Adopt a Structure … $35

Memorial Gifts

People impact our lives in many ways, perhaps by guiding you to your love of Pennsylvania’s public lands. Mark a special achievement or the passing of a mentor with a gift as meaningful as the person who inspires it.

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Workplace Giving



Take advantage of one of the easiest and most convenient ways to support PPFF. You can make a gift to the Foundation by payroll contribution through EarthShare’s workplace giving program at numerous private companies and many state and municipal government organizations. Contributions to EarthShare support a broad range of charities committed to protecting public health and our air, land, water and wildlife.

The Pennsylvania Parks & Forests Foundation is a member of EarthShare, a nationwide federation of the country’s most respected environmental and conservation charities. To find out more about how you and your workplace can support PPFF through an EarthShare charitable giving campaign, please contact Marci Mowery via email or phone at 717.236.7644You can also visit EarthShare’s web site. 


Gifts of Stock, Bonds, Mutual Funds, IRAs

You can give a gift of stock, bonds, or mutual funds to support the work of the Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation while receiving a charitable deduction for the fair market value and avoiding capital gains taxes. Before making this type of gift, please check with your financial advisor to find out what the tax benefits are given your particular situation. To make a gift of stock to PPFF, please contact Marci Mowery via email or phone at 717.236.7644.

Planned Giving

Helping to leave a legacy through a planned gift to PPFF is a wonderful way to ensure that the work of the Foundation continues to grow and expand into the future. Please consult your attorney or a qualified investment professional to discuss your options and the various tax benefits available to you today.

Gifts from Estates: Bequests, Retirement Assets, Life Insurance

Include the Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation in your will and leave a legacy for parks and forests.

The following language will be helpful in providing a bequest to the Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation, however, you should consult your attorney in the preparation of your will:

Something along the lines of “I give, devise and bequeath___% of what remains of my estate (or $_______) to the Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation 25-1859016, a charitable corporation whose office is at 1845 Market St., Suite 202, Camp Hill, PA 17011.”