Membership & Donations

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Become a member of Friends of the Wissahickon and help preserve the Wissahickon Valley Park for future generations.  Support one of Philadelphia’s most precious natural resources.

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Levels of Membership

All new members receive a map of the Wissahickon Valley.

  • $500.00 Patron – All benefits of basic membership plus choice of hat or T-shirt (M, L, XL).
  • $250.00 Sponsor – All benefits of basic membership plus choice of hat or T-shirt (M, L, XL).
  • $100.00 Contributing – All benefits of basic membership plus choice of hat or T-shirt (M, L, XL).
  • $75.00 Family Membership – All benefits of basic membership plus choice of two kids t-shirts (S [6-8], M [10-12], L [14-16]) or our new children’s book Good Night Wissahickon (shipping August 15).
  • $45.00 Basic Membership-Map of the park, invitations to all events, receive our quarterly newsletter. Membership card with discounts for meals at Valley Green Inn and FOW merchandise.
  • $20.00 Limited Income/Students – Invitation to all events, delivery of our quarterly newsletter, and a membership card with discounts for meals at Valley Green Inn and all FOW merchandise.

Society of Generous Friends

Click here to join the Society of Generous Friends.

The Friends of the Wissahickon has a category of membership created to appeal to people with a special passion for the Wissahickon and the ability to turn that passion into generous giving. The Society is our major gifts program and its categories and benefits are described below:

$10,000 and up – Leadership Partner

  • All President’s Circle level benefits, plus:
  • Special lunch and tour of the Wissahickon Valley with Friends of the Wissahickon Executive Director, Maura McCarthy
  • 4 complimentary adult and 4 complimentary children tickets to Whispers Along the Wissahickon

$5,000 to $9,999 – President’s Circle

  • All Associate level benefits, plus:
  • FOW lecture sponsorship
  • 2 complimentary adult and 2 complimentary child tickets to Whispers Along the Wissahickon

$2,500 to $4,999 – Associate

  • All Benefactor level benefits, plus:
  • Private guided tour of the structures, trails or bridges of the Wissahickon

$1,000 to $2,499 – Benefactor

  • Recognition of support in the Annual Report
  • Invitation to exclusive Whispers Eve Cocktail Party
  • Invitation to Whispers Along the Wissahickon
  • Invitation to Wissahickon lectures and events
  • 10% discount at Valley Green Inn and a 20% discount on FOW merchandise