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Interior Secretary Jewell, Google Announce Donation to Connect Kids to National Parks

Google recently donated $165,000 to the National Park Foundation's Open OutDoors for Kids Program. The donation to the foundation, a non-profit partner of the National Park Service, will help support the Every Kid in a Park Initiative to reconnect kids to national parks. In addition to supporting the initiative, the donation will fund transportation grants for approximately 1,700 underserved children to visit national parks and participate in environmental education programs.

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