Support John Van Allen’s Bench

The Shawmont Running Club, friends, and family are dedicating a bench in the Wissahickon Valley Park in memory of John W. Van Allen. Donations in honor of John will ensure the continued preservation of the Wissahickon Valley Park’s unique wildlife, habitat, watershed, and the magnificent public recreational asset that John so very much loved.

To support John’s bench online, use the form below.

To support John’s bench via check:
Pay to: Friends of the Wissahickon
Memo: John Van Allen’s Bench
Mail to: 40 W. Evergreen Avenue, Suite 108
Philadelphia, PA 19118

For more information about donating to Friends of the Wissahickon, please contact Maeve Pollack at

Friends of the Wissahickon is a 501(C)3 organization under federal tax codes. To the extent permitted by law your support may be fully tax deductible. In accordance with IRS regulations, we affirm that no goods or services were provided in exchanged for your contribution.