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- Historical documents - to build our museum reference section.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.
Walking with Whitman featuring Urayoán Noel and Ngoma Hill
Sat, December 6, 2014
Yuletide Family Day with Santa
Sun, December 7, 2014
Book Reading & Signing with Congressman Steve Israel: THE GLOBAL WAR ON MORRIS
Sun, January 11, 2015
|2015 Long Island Poet of the Year Nominations|
The Walt Whitman Birthplace Association is seeking nominations for the 2015 Long Island Poet of the Year award. This award is given annually to a Long Island poet recognized regionally for the excellence of his or her work and who is active in supporting and promoting poetry on Long Island.
The nomination should consist of a brief bio/CV, including publications, artistic engagements, and community activities, and a two page sample of the poet's work. This material should be submitted by email attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by mail to Executive Director, Walt Whitman Birthplace Association, 246 Old Walt Whitman Road, West Hills, New York 11746-4148
Nominations must be received by January 1, 2015. The WWBA Board of Trustees Program Committee will choose the awardee by January 31, 2015. The award will be presented at a reception-reading in April 2015.