ABOUT US

Preservation and enhancement of parks, facilities, and recreation programs in San Benito County

WHO WE ARE AND HOW YOU CAN HELP.

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GENERAL INFORMATION

REACH San Benito Parks Foundation was established in 2012, by residents, to facilitate a healthy community through the preservation and enhancement of parks, facilities, and recreation programs in San Benito County.   The Foundation works in partnership with a diverse variety of public and private parks and recreation agencies to fundraise and seek grants to enhance services, complete capital improvements, and expand accessibility to programs and services for all residents of San Benito County.  The Foundation is governed by an Advisory Board.

R.E.A.C.H. San Benito Parks Foundation Officers and Board of Directors:

Valerie Egland, President                    valerie@reachsanbenito.org             

Anita Kane, Director                            anita@reachsanbenito.org

Robin Pollard, Director                        robin@reachsanbenito.org

Jim Ostdick, Director                            jim@reachsanbenito.org

Rolan Resendiz, Director                     rolan@reachsanbenito.org

COMMUNITY FOUNDATION FOR SAN BENITO COUNTY, Funded in part by grants provided by the Community Foundation for San Benito County.

Mission

REACH San Benito Parks Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)3 established to facilitate a healthy community through the preservation and enhancement of parks, facilities, and recreation programs in San Benito County by:

  • Collaborating with public and private agencies to cooperatively provide recreational opportunities.
  • Developing relationships to provide a diversity of park facilities and recreation programs for all ages and physical abilities.
  • Securing funding and resources to enhance and sustain park facilities and recreation programs.
  • Serving as an advocate for the economic, educational, and recreational needs of the community.

San Benito County

Adopted a new Parks and Recreation Facilities Master Plan in 2010.  In the Plan is a provision for a new River Parkway and Regional Park.  Our families will have more spaces close to home to go adventure, refresh and play!

Read about this Master Plan and more exciting news

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Join the fun!  Join the R.E.A.C.H. San Benito Parks Foundation as it advocates for and enhances the parks and recreation opportunities in San Benito County!  Volunteer activities include community events, grant writing, accounting/bookkeeping, and community outreach.