How You Can Help
The Walt Whitman Birthplace Association is a non-profit organization that relies on the generosity of concerned friends, corporations, and foundations to support the financial needs and educational programs of the Walt Whitman Birthplace. There are many ways in which one can contribute.
The most common way in which individuals can contribute is by becoming a member of the Walt Whitman Birthplace Association.
For more information on membership click here.
Gifts of cash, securities, real property, bequests, annuities, and matching gifts may be designated for general annual operating purposes or they may be restricted to specific areas or projects.
To make a donation click here.
Commemorate an important event or person by taking part in the WWBA's Commemorative Brick and Bench Program.
For more information about the Commemorative Brick and Bench Program click here.
- Use of a power washer machine for 2 day time period.
- Flowers and plants for continuing beautification of the Birthplace and grounds.
- Rare books - to build library.
- Whitman artifacts - to build upon our Whitman collection.
- Historical documents - to build our museum reference section.
- West Hills documents.
- 1850's period antiques, clothing, and memorabilia.
Deadline for 2014 Student Poetry Contest
Fri, March 14, 2014
Walking with Whitman featuring Ellen Bass and Michelle Whittaker
Sat, April 5, 2014
Member Reception & Open House
Sat, April 12, 2014
Edward Hirsch: The True Voice of Feeling
Sun, April 27, 2014
Poetry for the HART Awards
Wed, April 30, 2014
I Love My Park Day
Sat, May 3, 2014
Evening Reading with Poet in Residence Li-Young Lee
Sat, May 31, 2014
Master Class with Poet in Residence Li-Young Lee
Sat, May 31, 2014
Walking with Whitman featuring Sholeh Wolpé and Mario Susko
Sat, October 4, 2014
Walking with Whitman featuring Nathan Brown and Jeanann Verlee
Sat, November 1, 2014
Walking with Whitman featuring Urayoán Noel and Ngoma Hill
Sat, December 6, 2014