Thank you for donating to help further our mission.
When you become a member, you join our mission to help the community in fun and healthy ways! You can decide on the depth of your involvement. Members can be a part of our four project committees (High Trails, In-Town Trails, Bike Recycling, and Walking School Bus), help with the data and communications, come to the monthly meetings or support by dues alone. Any way you look at it, a membership is a benefit to our mission.
Your donations help make our projects possible. We are an official 501(c)3 non-profit organization; your donations are tax-deductible. Please click the link below to access our secure check out menu.
Available memberships / Donation:
$10 - student supporting membership
$20 - Individual supporting membership
$30 - Family supporting membership
$50 - Patron Of The Trails (incl. T-shirt)
$100 - Business supporting membership (incl. T-shirt)
$20 - T-shirt
$550 - Sponsor an acre: Show your support for our High Trails project by sponsoring an acre of land for permanent public use and enjoyment. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
$1,000 - Sponsor a memorial bench on one of our project location (upon availability). Contact us at email@example.com for more information.
Thank you for the support!!
10 Years Anniversary
Studies show that walkability in a community is good for the local economy and local businesses.
“Urban planners say investing in walkable communities is also an investment in local economies. Businesses thrive from the incidental shopping from passing pedestrians, they argue. In effect, retail spending is higher in walkable areas.”
Walking isn't just good for you — it's good for the economy - Farz Edraki for The Money, Nov 2018
“An SGS Economics and Planning study […]showed that increasing the level of walking connectivity by just 10 per cent would increase the value of Melbourne’s Hoddle Grid economy by $2.1 billion a year.”
The economics of walking deserves far more attention - SGS Economics & Planning, June 2018
“An economic analysis of a sample of neighborhoods in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area using walkability measures finds that […] more walkable places perform better economically […]
Walk this Way: The Economic Promise of Walkable Places in Metropolitan Washington, D.C. - Christopher B. Leinberger and Mariela Alfonzo, May 2012
“Businesses appear to do better in walkable shopping areas than in areas attracting mainly drive-to patronage.”
Business Performance in Walkable Shopping Areas - Hack, G. (2013). Princeton, NJ: Active Living Research, a National Program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.