Tony Hawk Foundation annual newsletter out now.
7/6/11 (Vista, CA) – The 2011 Tony Hawk Foundation newsletter has hit the mailboxes of THF supporters across the country. Now in its second year, Skatepark Insider includes dozens of stats and other news about the work of the Tony Hawk Foundation and its mission to bring free, quality, public skateparks to at-risk youth in the U.S.
Skatepark Insider also features a letter from Tony himself, photos of some THF-funded skateparks that have opened recently, and a special featurette on the groundbreaking skate plaza in St. Cloud, Minnesota and the 14-year-old skater who got it built.
To receive a copy of Skatepark Insider, e-mail your name and address to firstname.lastname@example.org, or download the PDF.
A charitable, non-profit organization, the Tony Hawk Foundation was established in 2002 by its namesake, professional skateboarder Tony Hawk, to promote and provide funds for high-quality public skateparks in low-income areas throughout the United States—with an emphasis on the word "quality." Since then, the Foundation has awarded $3,872,350 to 481 communities. The Foundation focuses on working with local officials and grassroots, community-based organizations that plan to hire designers and contractors with strong experience designing and building skateparks.
The Tony Hawk Foundation was established by a gift from Tony Hawk. Its directors raise additional funds through events, industry donations, and continuing contributions from Tony and other entities. In addition to skateparks, the Foundation also makes donations to other children-related charities, as chosen by its Board Of Directors. For more information or to make a donation, visit the Foundation's Web site at www.tonyhawkfoundation.org.