FRIENDS OF CARPENTER GREEN PARK
Join our community to care for and support Carpenter Green Park, an urban green space in Southwest Center
City. Our group is a volunteer-based organization whose mission is to provide a beautiful outdoor space for
our neighborhood to gather.
Your support through annual membership is important to our sustainability. Your membership contributions
and/or time and effort ensure that we can cover the cost of maintaining a clean and safe space, and host
events that are fun and welcoming. Friends of Carpenter Green is an inclusive organization. We are open to all
neighbors regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, income, or ability.
BECOME A MEMBER OF CARPENTER GREEN PARK
All financial contributions are deeply appreciated whether you can afford to give $1 or $100. General
membership dues help pay for equipment necessary for maintenance and repairs, events and programming,
as well as permitting costs. Budgetary spending is disclosed annually.
Executive Members must attend at least 75% of Friends of Carpenter Green Park Meetings, participate in a minimum of 25% of officially scheduled park clean ups (or contribute 7 hours of service to the park or organization)
GENERAL MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS
As a general member of CGP, you will receive a small token of our appreciation and be the first to know about all upcoming park events.
EXECUTIVE MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS
As an executive member of Carpenter Green Park, you will receive the same benefits as general membership plus be able to vote on new board members and budgetary decisions.
FRIENDS OF CARPENTER GREEN MEETINGS AND VOLUNTEER EVENTS
Friends of Carpenter Green meetings are generally held virtually on the second Wednesday of the month at
7pm. Meetings are subject to change and will be advertised via our email lists, social media accounts, and website
Official clean ups are planned seasonally and are advertised via our email lists, social media accounts, and
All members are welcome to join at any time. Board elections and budgetary spending meetings
are held annually and will be advertised to all members via email lists, social media and website calendar.
Become a Member of Carpenter Green Park
Executive membership of CGP requires attendance at 75% of Friends meetings, and 7 hours of service to the park annually.
In return, you will have ability to vote on new board members and budgetary decisions.
Pay what you can, and donate via our PayPal link below.
Please donate via PayPal
Other sponsorship opportunities:
Acorn Sponsorship $25 With your $25 donation, you will receive a copy of Evergreens: A Neighborhood History, by Andrew Dalzeil. Evergreens tells the narrative history of the neighborhood's development starting around William Penn's arrival in 1682 through the present. The book also features an inventory of the neighborhood's historic assets (existing and demolished), census data and the derivation of neighborhood street names.
Sassafrass Sponsorship $250 Make your mark on a permanent piece of Carpenter Green. A $250 donation will get you a brick paver ready for your custom text. Honor a loved one, thank a friend, and let the whole neighborhood know that your family helped create Carpenter Green
Pine Sponsorship $1000 Ever want to own your own tree? Well, you can't own mother nature, but you can let the world know that your generous donation helped plant a tree in CGP with a tree plaque. Be the envy of every aborist and the hero of every overheated neighbor.
Oak Sponsorship $2500 Trees, check. Grass, check. Shrubbery (ni, ni, ni!), check. Benches...uh...um. Well, this is embarassing, but it seems that we are in arrears on places to place your rears. For your generous donation of $2500, you can make sure that we have plenty of seating at our park