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My Shelby Membership and Rewards

Thanks for considering a contribution to Friends of Shelby Park and Bottoms.  Your help directly supports projects within the park that benefit the East Nashville community.  We appreciate your support!

 

$2 Monthly: The Spring Seedling Membership is the most affordable way to support your parks!  After a full year of this ultra-affordable monthly donation, you'll not only feel the virtuous accomplishment of giving back to Shelby Park, you'll also be invited to pick up a complimentary Friends of Shelby beverage koozie at the Shelby Bottoms Nature Center.

$5 Monthly: The Summer Breeze Membership offers a tried and true way to give back to your park. After one full year of monthly donations, you'll be invited to pick up a complimentary Friends of Shelby beverage koozie at the Shelby Bottoms Nature Center. You'll also be invited to experience special membership perks at Friends of Shelby events, such as the Cornelia Fort Pickin' Parties.

$10 Monthly: The Peak Season Membership is a genuine way to show your love for Shelby Park & Bottoms.  After a full year of monthly donations, Peak Season members will be invited to pick up a complimentary Friends of Shelby beverage koozie AND a Friends of Shelby t-shirt at the Shelby Bottoms Nature Center.  You'll also be invited to experience special membership perks at Friends of Shelby events, such as the Cornelia Fort Pickin' Parties.

$15 Monthly: The Four Seasons Membership is the ultimate way to give back to your weekend destination.  You'll have the most impact of any member and be able to see the real effect of your donations through park improvements and programs.  After a full year of donations, Four Seasons Members will be invited to pick up a complimentary Friends of Shelby beverage koozie, a Friends of Shelby t-shirt, AND a Friends of Shelby Picnic Blanket at the Shelby Bottoms Nature Center.  You'll also be invited to experience special membership perks at Friends of Shelby events, such as the Cornelia Fort Pickin' Parties.

 

Questions about membership?  Email: info@friendsofshelby.org

 

What does Friends of Shelby do?

We are committed to maintaining park features, promoting programs and activities in the park, and making revitalization efforts possible.  With growing event attendance and member support we are able to do more for our beautiful park every year.

 

Our Recent Accomplishments:

  • Funded new and updated amenities like water fountains and bicycle repair stations
  • Helped maintain existing facilities and landscapes
  • Supported continuing education for staff at the Shelby Park Nature Center
  • Supported the East Nashville Little League to ensure that youth in the community can learn habits to lead better and healthier lives.
  • Allocated funds for improvements to the Dog Park
  • Installed bee hives for pollination of plants in the park and surrounding areas 

 

With funds from the Cornelia Fort Pickin’ Parties, we have:

  • Returned electricity to Hangar One
  • Helped the East Nashville Little League and Stratford High School bring batting cages into Hanger Two with financial assist
  • Brought water back onto the Cornelia Fort grounds for the first time since the 2010 flood with a people & pooch water fountain and bottle filling station 
  • The Pickin' Party series also creates about 140 gigs per season for Nashville musicians, illustrators, tee-shirt printers, audio engineers, stagehands, security professionals, lighting & electrical techs, and food vendors and rental houses.

 

Most importantly, we are the voice of the voice of those who use Shelby Park & Bottoms, advocating for the needs of the park with the city and other stakeholders. 

 

If you prefer to pay by check (payable to Friends of Shelby), please mail your payment to:

Friends of Shelby Park and Bottoms
P.O. Box 68499
Nashville, TN 37206

 

Friends of Shelby, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, and your contribution is fully tax deductible.  For a statement, please email info@friendsofshelby.org