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- Historical documents - to build our museum reference section.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.
"Back to School" Children's Victorian Tea Party
Wed, August 27, 2014
"Literary Landmark" Dedication Ceremony with Congressman Steve Israel
Fri, September 5, 2014
Writing Workshop & Reading with Fran Castan, WWBA's 2013 Long Island Poet of the Year
Sat, September 13, 2014
Opening Reception of Art Exhibit With Lewis Zacks
Sun, September 14, 2014
Walking with Whitman featuring Rowan Ricardo Phillips and Mario Susko
Sat, October 4, 2014
The Whitman Family Bible: Exhibit Presentation with Frank Petrone
Wed, October 15, 2014
The Americas Poetry Festival of New York 2014: Conference and Poetry Reading
Thu, October 16, 2014
2014 WWBA Long Island Poet of the Year, Annabelle Moseley: Award Ceremony
Sun, October 19, 2014
2014 WWBA Long Island Poet of the Year, Annabelle Moseley: Writing Workshop
Sun, October 26, 2014
Walking with Whitman featuring Nathan Brown and Jeanann Verlee
Sat, November 1, 2014
PATHWAYS: Photography Reception & Poetry Reading
Sun, November 9, 2014
Walking with Whitman featuring Urayoán Noel and Ngoma Hill
Sat, December 6, 2014