Whitman Greetings!

We are embarking on our 2020 “Giving” Campaign derived from Whitman’s quote: “When I give, I give myself.” I am asking you to take a moment and consider what you can give to help us sustain the important work we do for literacy, education, history, the performing arts, writers, scholars and researchers. The momentum we established from celebrating Whitman’s Bicentennial Birthday last year, 2019, has been challenged by this year’s pandemic which has severely impacted our onsite operations. We are able to offer in-person tours. However, we have pivoted to a new strategy to keep our program momentum strong.

With your support, we aim to make our online programs the literacy lifeline for poets and writers within our local community and for national and international figures and “visitors.” Let us keep Walt Whitman and literacy alive!

Our Giving Campaign categories reflect Whitman’s poetry to remind us of his literary legacy. Your contribution of any amount is greatly appreciated. All donations are tax exempt.

If you prefer, send a check addressed to WWBA. Please indicate your Trustee contact on the memo line and mail to:

Walt Whitman Birthplace Association 
246 Old Walt Whitman Road
Huntington Station, New York 11746-4148

Thank you for supporting this cause that is so meaningful and important to the community.

Cynthia Shor, Executive Director

My Gift Amount

To Contribute a Gift of Your Choice or to Create Monthly Recurring Personal Amount, Use the Donate Button.

For your convenience, other categories are listed below. Simply click on the “buy now” button in your preferred category, then use the yellow Paypal Button to purchase with a credit card. All donations are tax exempt.

“When I Give, I Give Myself” // jc

“There Was a Child Went Forth” // jc

“O Captain! My Captain!” // jc

“I Hear America Singing” // jc

“I Sing the Body Electric” // jc

“Song of Myself” // jc

“I sound my barbaric yawp over the roofs of the world.” Walt Whitman

 

 

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