father_kids_craftsWhy Does Your Gift Matter?

Oglebay is not privately owned and funded. We are a non-profit community organization. Your support makes this world-class park possible.

Give any amount: $25, $50, $75, $100, or more. No gift is insignificant!

Help Ensure the Future of this Outstanding Municipal Park System

Generous financial contributions from individuals like you help provide funds necessary to operate and grow Oglebay and Wheeling Park. Oglebay is the world’s most outstanding municipal park system, a place of discovery that builds community. Oglebay enhances the quality of life for Wheeling residents and visitors from all around the world who come to experience Oglebay’s unique beauty. While it is one of the premier tourist destinations in the region, Oglebay is not just a world-class resort and spa. Oglebay and Wheeling Park provide the people of Wheeling as well as resort guests with unrivaled golf, tennis, and skiing facilities, scenic hiking trails, lakes for fishing and paddle boating, playgrounds, the Good Zoo, and The Schrader Environmental Education Center. But revenue from these services are not enough to sustain Oglebay. Generous financial contributions from individuals like you help provide the funds necessary to operate, maintain, and grow Oglebay and Wheeling Park.

Benefits of Becoming a Friend of Oglebay

Join a community of people who care passionately about family, youth, health, quality of life, conservation, and the beauty of this special place. Individuals and organizations donating $25 or more receive the parks’ newsletter, calendar of events, and reports of progress. Donors of over $100 annually are invited to join one of our donor societies, and receive additional benefits including priority service and special invitations to periodic receptions and events. Friends of Oglebay are people who believe in the importance of parks as places of discovery that build community. Click the “Give Now” link above to learn more about why you should become a Friend of Oglebay. We encourage you to donate to the Oglebay Foundation today.

Leave Your Mark Now – It’s Easy

Your gift today is tomorrow’s legacy. You can honor a family member who loved Wheeling’s parks by making a gift in his or her name. Or, make your own one-time gift or monthly sustaining gift online in a few easy steps. Gifts can also be made by mailing a check to The Oglebay Foundation or contacting The Oglebay Foundation at 304-243-4166 to make a gift over the phone. These gifts can be designated toward a specific program or facility in the parks. Gifts of any amount are appreciated. Join the thousands of friends who annually support the unparalleled living and learning experiences of Wheeling’s parks by donating now.