Hydro Flask will accept the 2020 American Park Experience Award in recognition of its contribution to raising awareness and appreciation of our national parks, public lands and waters through its Parks For All program. It’s the first time that the award has been given to an organization.
“It is truly an honor for Hydro Flask’s giving program Parks For All to be recognized by National Park Trust,” said Helen of Troy Housewares President Larry Witt. “For us, parks and public lands represent special places that lead to more joy-filled lives. We believe that if you love a park, it’ll love you back through mental, emotional and physical health benefits. We’re proud to champion the important work of Parks for All and are humbled as the first-ever organization to receive the prestigious American Park Experience Award.”
Hydro Flask launched its Parks for All giving program in January 2017. The program aims to help ensure national parks, public lands and waters get the attention and protection through on-the-ground activities, digital and advocacy initiatives and social media campaigns. To date, Parks For All has supported 92 non-profits, given over $1,500,000 in cash grants and donated more than 26,000 bottles.
“Hydro Flask’s innovative and impactful Parks For All program supports non-profit organizations across the United States and globally whose missions align with building, maintaining, restoring, or providing better access to parks,” said Bill Brownell, board chair of National Park Trust. “With donations of $1.5 million to nearly 100 organizations in just three years’ time, the impact of the company’s commitment is extraordinary and thus deserving of the American Park Experience Award.”
Hydro Flask will accept the Award during a virtual ceremony hosted on the National Park Trust’s YouTube Live channel today, Wednesday, October 21 at 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT.
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