Giving Back Together

NEEF’s National Public Lands Day (NPLD) is the nation’s largest single-day volunteer event for public lands. Established in 1994 and held annually on the fourth Saturday in September, this celebration brings out thousands of volunteers to help restore and improve public lands around the country.

Learn more about Public Lands Day

Ohio State Parks Foundation is launching a promotional round-up day program to tie in to this year’s theme of “Giving Back Together”.

We are inviting 60,000+ of Ohio State Parks supporters and thousands more who follow our social media to make a purchase at your location on or before (you pick the date!) Public Lands Day, Saturday, September 24, 2022.

What you’ll receive

Beginning September 1 through the date of your Pennies for Parks Day –
6 social media posts (3 FB, 3 IG) highlighting your specific Pennies for Parks offer. You may offer a discount or another incentive for shopping (e.g. a coupon to use in the future).

Homepage website recognition at
Our home page will feature your logo linked to a page of your choice during the month of September through early October.

What you’ll give back

You’ll ask customers to round up for parks at point-of-sale (in-store and on-line). The round-up dollars will benefit OSPF’s mission, which is to enhance, preserve, and protect Ohio State Parks.

Your Investment: $5000 minimum
(50% of funds are not due until after your round up day, so money from round up can be used)

Example: You’ll pay $2500 to join the Pennies for Parks program. After your round-up period finishes, you’ll pay the remaining $2500, plus any additional round-up dollars you received.

Deadline: August 29, 2022

Contact: Call (866) 672-7533 or

Email: Beth Waldren, Development Director at

Lisa Daris, Executive Director at