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Tehachapi Parks Foundation

Investing in Parks and Recreation makes a lasting impact on the quality of life for the Tehachapi Community.

LeAnn Williams, Tehachapi Parks Foundation CEO

Tehachapi Parks FoundationWho We Are

The Tehachapi Parks Foundation was established in 2014. It is an independent, volunteer and charitable organization, charged with the mission to improve the quality of life for all Tehachapi residents by supporting Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District in its efforts to create safe, sustainable, and successful parks and recreation programs.

What We Do

Every donation to the Foundation supports the efforts of Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Park District and ultimately adds to the beauty, desirability and image of your community.

Our Story

The Tehachapi Parks Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization created in 2014 to help support the mission of the Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Park District for items that are not financed by tax dollars. These items include, but are not limited to funding for a new restroom at West Park, a new floor at Aspen Builders Inc. Activity Center, a new playground at Central Park and concrete skate park features at Ollie.

Why does TPF exist?

  • To add value to supporters’ contributions
  • To support TVRPD financially
  • To create safe places for our kids
  • To create a better quality of life through recreation
  • To raise funds (including grant funds) for TVRPD projects and programs
  • To bring people to Tehachapi
  • Support environmental sustainability

Where Can You Give

  • Adopt a plaque — $500
  • Adopt a Park Bench — $1,700
  • Plant a Tree at Philip Marx Central Park — $1,500
  • Adopt an exercise station — $2,000
  • Disc golf course — $10,000
  • Skate Park Steel Features — $50,000
  • Basketball Court at Meadowbrook Park — $100,000
  • New Park Restrooms — $300,000
Contributions are tax-deductible under state and federal guidelines

Other Ways to Give:

Tehachapi Parks Foundation Board of Directors

Laurel Janssen, Chairperson
Chris Kirk, Vice Chairperson
Michelle Vance, CFO
Paulette Rush, Director

Kaleb Judy, Director
Craig Janssen, Director
Zach Skow, Director
Ryan Rush, Director

AmazonSmile

support Tehachapi Parks Foundation every time you shop using AmazonSmileAmazonSmile is a simple, no cost, and automatic way for you to support the Tehachapi Parks Foundation every time you shop using AmazonSmile. AmazonSmile offers the same prices, selection and shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of your purchase price to the Tehachapi Parks Foundation when you select us as your designated charitable organization.

Once you’ve selected us as your designated charity, AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases.

If you would like more information on the Tehachapi Parks Foundation, our current and future projects, improvements or how to support the Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Park District in general, contact us at , use our Contact form, or call 661-822-3228.