Dr. Jose Rizal Park Stewards

Our goal is to build on the legacy of Dr. Jose Rizal, the Filipino national hero, to create a welcoming experience for all.


Dr. Jose Rizal Park is an international park located in Seattle’s South End neighborhood, at the tip of Beacon Hill. This year, our team of six stewards will host several volunteer events, while working with the Filipino community and Friends of Dr. Jose Rizal. Last year, we set the groundwork by making improvements to the park’s 52-tree apple orchard, off-leash area, and forest, while maintaining an active, positive presence in the upper park. We are planning on improving the off-leash area trail system with suitable gravel, expanding the orchard into a sustainable food forest, and establishing survival rings for native trees in the woods.

In October 2021, The Friends of Dr. Jose Rizal hosted the first of what is now an annual Halloween event, with music, costume prizes, cooking demonstrations, and much more.

Send a check

To make a donation by mail, please send a check payable to Seattle Parks Foundation to:

PO Box 3541
Seattle, WA 98124-3541

If your gift is intended for one of our community partners, please add their name in the memo line or with an accompanying note.

A tax receipt will be mailed to you upon receipt of your contribution.

Thank you!

Donate Your Car

Have an old car taking up space in your driveway?

Donate it to Seattle Parks Foundation!

We accept most cars, trucks, trailers, boats, RVs, motorcycles, off-road vehicles, heavy equipment, and other motorized vehicles. All or part of your donation may be tax deductible.

To get started, simply complete the online donation form or call 855.500.7433 or 855.500.RIDE to speak to a representative. You can also read more at careasy.org.

Have an old car taking up space in your driveway?