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Friends of Weir Farm

 

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Membership in the Friends Group is a wonderful way to support the many programs and opportunities at Weir Farm National Historic Site. Together, we can assure that future generations will enjoy this uniquely beautiful, historical area.

Membership Fee: $30

Benefits:

  • Get the inside scoop on park alerts, activities and news
  • Enjoy the satisfaction of helping to make a real difference and preserve a national cultural treasure
  • Be included on the VIP list of Friends of Weir Farm published on this website
  • Receive invitations to special events

Membership is good for one year from date of purchase and is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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Make an Impact!

Friends of Weir Farm National Historic Site depends on the support and generosity of individuals, foundations and businesses to achieve our mission. Together, we can protect this national treasure and bring joy and enrichment to park visitors now and in the future.

Friends of Weir Farm National Historic Site is a 501(c)(3) Connecticut based not-for-profit corporation. All gifts are tax-deductible to the maximum extent allowed by law.

Thank you! Together we can make a difference.

There are many ways to donate

  • Donate online or mail a check today to: Friends of Weir Farm National Historic Site, 735 Nod Hill Rd, Wilton, CT 06897.
  • Become a Member - We would love to welcome you as a "new" friend (click Add to Cart above!).
  • Give the Gift of Membership to a friend or loved one - Share the satisfaction of helping to preserve one of America’s greatest treasures — what a wonderful present! (click Add to Cart above!)
  • Honor a Friend or Remember a Loved One - Send a gift in honor of special people, to acknowledge an important occasion, or as a meaningful way to remember someone who has passed on. To make an honorarium or memorial gift online, please indicate who is being honored or remembered, as well as the name and address of whomever you would like us to notify of the gift. *Please indicate who is being honored or remembered, as well as the name and address of whomever you would like us to notify of the gift.
  • Workplace Giving - Around the world, corporations, foundations, and associations match their employees’ charitable donations, sometimes for as much as twice the original gift. Matching gift programs vary by company, so please check with your human resources office to obtain a matching gift form and Contact Us!
  • In-Kind Giving - Does your company or business have something you could donate to help us? Restaurants donate food for special events. Computer consultants help manage our hardware and software. Many others offer their products and services as items for special events. To explore the possibilities, please contact us.

Thank you for helping to preserve and protect Weir Farm National Historic Site!


Volunteer

Help Wanted!

Volunteers are the life blood of any organization. All volunteers at Weir Farm National Historic Site and Friends of Weir Farm have the opportunity to work with a friendly, fun and motivated group of people who share a passion for preserving and promoting Weir Farm.

Plus there are perks! Annual volunteer trainings, educational volunteer field trips and behind-the-scenes volunteer enrichment opportunities are just some of the benefits offered to volunteers.

Park Volunteer Opportunities

Most volunteer opportunities occur from May through October. Hours are flexible and can accommodate your availability on weekdays (Wednesday to Friday) or on weekends.

  • Studio Docent - Welcome and assist visitors in interpreting the Weir and Young Studios.
  • Garden Gang - Help maintain the park’s historic gardens, with the guidance of Master Gardeners.
  • Take Part in Art - Assist with art and education programs that encourage visitors to discover their inner artist by sketching or painting outside with art supplies provided by the National Park Service.
  • Trail Monitor - Monitor trails and report on current trail conditions.

To learn more about volunteering at Weir Farm, visit the volunteer page on the Park website.

Friends Group Volunteer Opportunities – We need you!!

We have short-term and year-round opportunities to volunteer. Let us know how you would like to get involved.

  • Membership outreach and development - Help us expand our circle of friends.
  • Park Ambassadors - Attend local community events and reach out to civic groups to strengthen community connections and publicize park activities and initiatives.
  • Fundraising - Seek support from individuals, local businesses, and corporations to support park programs and enhance the visitor experience.
  • Marketing and Publicity - Are you a writer? Communicator? Have expertise in design, website management, or social media? Help spread the word about our great work and its value to the park.
  • Database Management - Good with detail? Like to work behind the scenes? Help us to build capacity in an area critical to our success.

If you have time you’re willing to share, Contact Us! We would love to hear from you!


Our Friends

We are grateful to the following members of the Friends of Weir Farm for their generous support in continuing the legacy of art, nature and creativity at Weir Farm National Historic Site.

Toni Alexander - In Memory of Grace & Stanley Alexander

Catherine Barner

Evan and Pam Barnet

The Blackwell Family

Laurel A. Brien

James Burch

Lisa & Donald Burch - In Honor of James Burch

Peter & Marsha Burch - In Honor of James Burch

Ron Campanaro & John Bird

Liz Wolf Castagna -   In Memory of Dr. & Mrs. Bernard J. Wolf, Jr.

Gisella & Matthew Castagna

Pam Clasby

Denise Cooney

Mark & Stacy Crameri - In Honor of Amanda Lord

Michael DeMarie & Family

Xiomaro - In Memory of Jessica Dieguez

Darcy Doyle - In Memory of Mahonri Young

Garrett Eucalitto

Constance Evans

Suzie & Bob Fox

Sue Frenkiel - In Memory of Boris Frenkiel

Dale & Marilyn Ghere

Madelon Hall

Carolyn Halsey

Christopher Hoelck, Karen & Claire Tensa

Susan & David Horner

Pamela Hovland & Steven Lawrence

Charles E. Janson, Esq. - In Memory of Ellen G. Janson

Sue Yi Kahler

Ann C. Kromer

Robert Kuehn & Paul A. Cuticello

Michael & Paula Lindberg

The Loren Family

Jean & Daniel Mackay

Michael M. Maksymiuk, DDS

Stephanie McEvily - In Memory of Carlton Hanson

Bobbi Eike Mullen

Bobbi Eike Mullen - In Memory of Edward B. Mack

Sarah Olson

Carol Ostroff - In Honor of Sue Frenkiel

Susan Quaranta

Alan Rada

Jonathan K. Rosen

Therese A. Servas & Kim Nolan

Jen Shelley

Eileen Tavolacci

Bonnie Tremante

The Wadhera Family - In Honor of Amanda Lord

Gary & Sheila Wakoff

Matthew Wander & Lynda Lyons

Stephanie Wander

Steve & Judy Wander

Jill C. Weinstein

Richard I. Wenzel

Max Westphal & Family

Susie Westphal

Dr. & Mrs. Wolfman

Dmitri & Karen Wright