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Featured Charity: National Park Foundation

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National Park Foundation

When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world..” — John Muir

It's hard not to get choked up writing about why we have chosen to support the National Parks this quarter. I've been exploring our nations beautiful parks my whole life, some of my fondest memories as a child have the backdrop of places like Yellowstone, Glacier, and the Great Smokey Mountains. As an adult, the parks are an escape from the daily race, a place where we can recharge and become inspired by life itself.

Thank you for helping us support the National Park Foundation as it provides critical support for America’s greatest treasures. With your help, they will continue to protect this nation’s magnificent national parks, to connect all Americans to natural, cultural, and historical treasures, and to inspire the next generation who will safeguard these special places for generations to come.

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