About Us


Our Mission Statement

The mission of Friends of Hanes Park is to act on behalf of Park owners, the Citizens of Winston Salem, in partnership with other stewards of the Park, the City of Winston Salem and the Winston Salem Forsyth County Schools, as we work to preserve, protect and enhance this historic urban green space.


Our Vision

We envision a Park that will enhance the quality of life for all in our diverse community.


Our Values

We believe…

  • our quality of life is improved through healthy life styles, educational and recreational opportunities
  • in and encourage citizen participation in the planning process
  • in providing environmentally responsible, sustainable solutions
  • in the importance of an aesthetically pleasing environment and open green spaces for our urban communities
  • in returning maximum value for taxpayer investment
  • in careful planning so that we can provide a legacy for future generations