Donna Meagle is a fictional character in the NBC comedy Parks and Recreation .
Donna is the office manager for the Pawnee Parks and Recreation Department . She is now accepting of her coworkers, previously dismissing them as boring. She can sometimes be selfish. Donna loves her car, a Mercedes-Benz M-Class SUV that she stole from the mayor of Eagleton.
It's revealed in " Practice Date " that, ironically, despite her opposition of the group, she once donated money to David Duke, a former Grand Wizard of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, because she received a phone call back in 1988 promising he would lower taxes. She is also sought after sexually by South American men, especially in " Sister City ", which didn't surprise her, saying she "did very well" in South America when she visited. In the episode " Hunting Trip ", she didn't care about her boss Ron Swanson getting shot in the head but became distraught upon discovering that Tom Haverford had inadvertently fired a shotgun at one of the windows of her Mercedes. In " Telethon ", Donna uses one of the telethon's phones to call her brother George who is visiting their uncle in Liberia.
In " Go Big or Go Home ", Donna is revealed to have been working at Kernston's Rubber Nipples selling rubber nipples via telephone since the government shutdown. Much to her surprise, Leslie shows up at her cubicle and tells her the Parks Department is back. In " Ron & Tammy: Part 2 ", Donna claims to hate her brother Lavondrius.
In the fourth season, it is revealed that her family owns a lake house in the foothills that they keep very quiet because they're not big on hospitality. While they are there for Jerry's birthday party, Tom discovers that the singer Ginuwine is Donna's cousin. When Leslie Knope announces she's running for city council, Donna insists she lower taxes or she won't vote for Leslie, referencing Donna's donation mentioned in Season 2 to the KKK member who promised to lower taxes.
This character has a Photo Gallery .
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