Adopt-A-Bench

Tell your story in Central Park and help maintain the Park's 10,000 benches and their surrounding landscapes.

What the Perimeter Benches Mean to Me

Established in 1986, the Adopt-A-Bench program provides funding to maintain and endow the care of Central Park's more than 10,000 benches and their surrounding landscapes. To date, more than 7,000 benches have been adopted.

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Established in 1986, the Adopt-A-Bench program provides funding to maintain and endow the care of Central Park's more than 10,000 benches and their surrounding landscapes. To date, more than 7,000 benches have been adopted.

A bench is a wonderful way to memorialize or honor a loved one, or share as a meaningful gift for a birthday, anniversary, new baby, or graduation. In recognition of contributions to the fund, the Conservancy will install a personalized plaque on a Park bench of the donor's choosing. Benches may be endowed for $10,000.

Join together with friends or family to support the Park with our BenchMark program. With the use of this group fundraising tool, you and your loved ones can raise funds for your shared 843-acre backyard.

Please email [email protected] or call 212.310.6617 set up a fundraising team.

Adopt-A-Bench Co-Chairs

Suzie Aijala
Jenny Price

Contact

For more information, contact 212.310.6617 or email [email protected].

A program of the Women's Committee