This Valentine’s Day, plan something a little different for the people who are special in your life, and give a special gift in honor of a loved one.

By giving a gift of $25 or more to the Lakeside Fund, you are not only honoring your loved one, but helping Lakeside continue to enhance Ohio’s Most Beautiful Mile

Walks along Ohio’s Most Beautiful Mile have been a Lakeside tradition for more than 140 years.This special shoreline path is a place where sunsets are admired, worship takes place, healing begins, a marriage proposal is made, weddings are celebrated, fireworks delight, children share stories and Lakesiders engage in meaningful conversations.

Upon receipt of your donation, Lakeside will mail a special note to your loved one, as well as a picture of Ohio’s Most Beautiful Mile.

Give a gift online today. Please include your loved one’s name and address in the reference line, or send it to or call (419) 798-4461, ext. 246.

To make a donation by phone, call (419) 798-4461, ext. 246, or email for more information.