Tony Hawk Foundation gives $25,000 for Hampden skatepark

Nonprofit must raise $75,000 by end of May to get matching grant from city

March 26, 2012|By Liz Bowie, The Baltimore Sun

The Tony Hawk Foundation has given $25,000 toward the construction of a skateboard park in Roosevelt Park in Hampden.

The Skatepark of Baltimore, a nonprofit group dedicated to raising enough money to build a place for area youth to skateboard safely, received one of 12 grants given by the foundation this spring, according to a news release. The group has until the end of May to raise $75,000 in order to get a matching grant from the Baltimore City Department of Recreation and Parks.

liz.bowie@baltsun.com

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