Support Legacy Parks!

There are many ways to support Legacy Parks’ work to conserve our natural resources, create public places, and connect communities in East Tennessee!

Become a Friend!

By giving a donation, you become a Friend of Legacy Parks. Your Friend benefits include recognition for your support, discounts at participating retailers and restaurants, invitations to special events and more!

You may also make a donation in memory or in honor of someone special, as a meaningful way to show care and support. We will send an acknowledgement of your gift to the designated individual or family (your gift amount will not be disclosed).

For more information on bequests, trusts and planned gifts, please contact us at

Donate to Legacy Parks here

Affinity Partnerships

Affinity Partners support Legacy Parks by committing a minimum of $1,000 in goods, services or funds annually – and by promoting their partnership with Legacy Parks in ongoing communications to their clients and customers.

To become an Affinity Partner or to discuss ways to maximize your involvement with Legacy Parks Foundation, contact Sarah at 865-525-2585 or

2019 Affinity Partners:

Aubrey’s Restaurants, Bailey & Co. Real Estate, Bike the Smokies, Blackhorse Brewery, Chota Canoe Club, Central Flats & Taps, Cool Beans, Eagle Distributing, Earthadelic, Foundation Mortgage, Knoxville Track Club, Realty Trust Group, REI, Runners Market, SoKno Taco Cantina, The Tomato Head, Tupelo Honey Cafe, UT Federal Credit Union, Vick Dyer Coldwell Banker Wallace & Wallace, Realtors, West Hills Flats & Taps

Friend of a Friend Partnerships

Friend of a Friend Partners are businesses that support Legacy Parks by offering a 15% or more discount to our Friends of Legacy Parks, and promote the partnership through communications and advertisements.

2019 Friend of a Friend Partners:

3 Rivers Angler, Bearden Bike & Trail, Bike n Tri, Billy Lush Board Shop, Cedar Bluff Cycles, Central Flats & Taps, Cool Beans Bar and Grill, Eddie’s Health Shoppe, Foothills Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine, Fountain City Pedaler, Harper’s Bike Shop, Mast General Store, Runner’s Market, SoKno Taco Cantina, Stanley’s Greenhouses and Plant Farm, Tennessee Valley Bikes, UT Federal Credit Union, Vienna Coffee, Visit Knoxville, West Hills Flats & Taps

See a full list of discount offers here!

Gifts of Land/Easements

A donation of land or establishment of an easement allows Legacy Parks to help expand our parks, preserve our green space and create more recreational opportunities to be enjoyed for generations to come.

For inquiries about land donations, please contact Carol Evans at 865.525.2585 or

Join these Friends of Legacy Parks in support our parks, trails, and waterways!

Tim Evans, Anna & Tom Ford, Deanna & Tim Hill, Home Federal Bank, Audrine Honey, LeeAnne & Doug Smith, Karen & Richard Smith, Richard Stair

Victor Ashe, Tom Benton, Sandi Burdick, Ed Campbell, Ashley Capps & Dr. Maria Clark, Chota Canoe Club, Madge Cleveland, Hannah Collins, Kim & Greg Gheen, Crissy & Bill Haslam, Jenny Hines, Joe Hollingsworth, Marv House, Phillip Lawson, John Meadows, Sharon & Joe Pryse, LeeAnne & RD Smith, Gordon Thomas, John Z.C. Thomas

Kathleen & Paul Ambrose, John Burkhart & Laura Powers, Howard Capito, Bart Carey, Nicki & Brad Collett, Mindy & Tom Coulter, Jenny Eversole, Pam Fansler, Kimberly & Thomas Ford, Tom Hannon, Adrian & Larsen Jay, Leanne Kersey, Amy Machtay, Catherine & Mark Mamantov, Sandy & David Martin, Carol & Don Parnell, Dennis Ragsdale, Will Skelton, George Wallace, WBIR, Annette & Barry Winston

Susan Arp, Angela & Doug Bataille, John Becker, Bill Bruce, Jeff Cooper, Evelyn & Robert Davis, Dean Farmer, Terry & Charlie Faulkner, Deborah & Steve Fritts, Marguerite & Randal Graham, Ashlea & Gerald Green, Marsha & Duane Grieve, Deborah Lutz, Maureen & John Patteson, Nelson Pratt, Bob Richards, Willa & David Reister, Ruth & Ken Rueter, Finbarr Saunders, Jennifer Schroeder, Alan Solomon, Sue & John Stuhl, Amy Styles, Karen Sundback and John Owens, Laura Tappan, Jo & Bill Terry, Tom Weiss, Linda & Jeff Welch, Jessyca & Greg Williams, Susan Williams, Kathleen Wright

Fred Anderson, Adam Arnold, Thomas Ballard, Hal Bibee, Christine Boake, Linda & H.T. Bolen, Daniel Boles, Gena Bozeman, Linda & Charlie Bozeman, Cardin Bradley, Tezel Brown, Gordon Burghardt, Tiffany Carpenter, Matthew Castle, Alan & Nancy Cheatham, Betsy Child, Maureen & Vince Cianciolo, Paul Cianciolo, Thomas Coburn, Dave Collins, Katharine Pearson Criss, Joan Cronan, Lauren Cunningham, Mary Fran Darwin, Wayne Davis, Robert Denovo, Vick Dyer, Diane Edwards, Carole & Ronald Englert, George Ewart, Carolyn Fairbank, Terry & Charlie Faulkner, Lynn Faust, Sue & Neil Fischer, Lara Fleming, J Mark Fly, Foothills Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine, Michael Fowler, Bruce Fox, Linda Frazier, Louise Frazier, Kim Friar, Jean Gauger & Hiram Rogers, Kathleen & Joe Gibi, Matt Googe, Gayden Green, Kristin Lee Grove, Dorothy & John Habel, Keith Hagedorn, Beth & Mike Hamil, Christine Hamilton, Becky Hancock, Happy Hikers, Hatcher-Hill Properties, Kelly Headden, Cameron & Brock Hill, Janie & Robert Hill, Barbara Hillard, Lila Honaker, Nikki & Chris Hood, Susan & Dennis Hunter, Ricky Jackson, Kim Janoyan, Tonjanita Johnson, Debbie Jones, Patricia Jones, Roger Kane, Erin Kelbly, Kaye Kilgore, Carlene & Mike LeCompte, Teresa & Robert Levey, Lynne Liddington, Beth & John Long, Susan & David Long, Linda Martin, Bill Mason, Callie Massey, Becky & Morton Massey, Nicholas Maute, Pamela McClain, Patrick McMahon, Karly McMurry, Nancy Michaels, Virginia & William Morrow, J.D. Murr, Lyn Overholt, Mike Parish, Dimpal Patel, Cecilia Peterson, Karen Pryor, Bill Reeves, Amy Richardson, Sara Rose, Allison & Grant Rosenberg, Charlotte & Tommy Schumpert, Alan Shipley, Pamela Shirley, Pamela Sidman & Kelly Sahner, Alan Solomon, Brent Starling, Manisha & Sanjay Thakur, Robert Threlkeld, Janice & Scott Tocher, Pamela Treacy, Kim Trent, John Tullock, Tamara Warner, Martha Weeks, Susanne White, Paul Willson