Friends of the Greenway

Nature needs good friends like you! 

With an annual donation of $500 you can become a Friend of the Greenway. Friends of the Greenway was founded in 1995 as an annual giving program to promote and advance the mission of the Greenway. When you join Friends of the Greenway, you help preserve this special place for all ages to connect to nature. 

Friend Benefits Include:

  • Annual Family Membership ($99 value)

    • Member Benefits Include:

    • Access to 36 miles of trails for hiking, biking and horseback riding

    • Lakes Haigler, Crandall and Frances and Stumpy Pond for canoeing and kayaking; kayak rentals are also available

    • Fishing in Lakes Haigler, Crandall, Frances and Katherine and Stumpy Pond for members with a valid SC fishing license

    • 10% off  Greenway merchandise

  • Special Event Parking Passes (2)

  • Guest Passes

  • Preferred Access for select programming and event registration, including Summer Camps and Green Gala

  • Access to Hospitality Tent at Summer Concert Series

  • Invitation to Friends of the Greenway Annual Dinner & Social Activities

  • and more! 

2019 Friends Events:

Blue Star Blitz Tailgate Party
March 30, Time TBD
Bob Reid Field Trial Barn

Annual Friends Dinner
April 26, 6pm
Location TBD

Summer Concert Series 
Every Thursday June - August, 6:30pm 
Comporium Amphitheater

Friends Holiday Social 
TBA

Impact by Donation:

$500
Your gift at this level protects one acre of greenway annually, which equates to $364 each year.

$1,000
Your gift at this level makes it possible to provide 10 families with Greenway memberships through the Greenway Assistance Program (GAP).

$2,500
Your gift at this level allows proper watershed management and ecosystem restoration on 5 acres of Greenway.

$5,000
Your gift at this level ensures proper care and maintenance of one mile of trail each year.

$10,000
Your gift at this level ensures programs such as the Exceptional Equestrians handicap riding program lives on each year at a negligible cost to participants.

$20,000
Your gift at this level safeguards the protection of our green space in perpetuity, providing a space for individuals of all ages to connect to nature. It costs over $2,000 per day to maintain our 2,100 acres.