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Sustain a Green and Growing NYC Treasure

Hudson River Park has transformed Manhattan’s West Side from dilapidated piers and parking lots into beautiful green, open space and protected waters. Fostering community through dynamic public events, environmental education, sustainability initiatives and more, HRPK provides a lifeline of nature, culture and activity along Manhattan’s west side.

Hudson River Park Friends, the Park’s philanthropic partner, dedicated to the completion, care and enhancement of the Park, provides many ways to get involved with and support this vital NYC green space. Hudson River Park is not part of NYC Parks and relies on private funding for programming, operations and maintenance. That means we depend on Park lovers like you to ensure that our four miles remain safe, clean, green and growing.

With the final 20% of the Park in design and construction, now is an exciting time to take an active role in our Hudson River Park community and be a part of the Park’s bright future.

Your support helps ensure that we can continue to keep this vital public resource clean, green, safe and beautiful.

Members of our Friends with Benefits program enjoy VIP opportunities, discounts at 60+ local businesses and more ways to enjoy your Park while YOU help it thrive.

Volunteers play a vital role in the keeping the Park looking great year-round and are a key part of the Hudson River Park community.

Corporate support is essential to our mission at Hudson River Park of providing a world class waterfront park for the enjoyment of New Yorkers and visitors alike.

Hudson River Park Friends’ sports and athletics community “fundraces” throughout the year by running, cycling, racing and working out! Learn more about being an athlete who makes a difference for our favorite Park.

The HRPK Friends Business Council brings together opportunities for corporate engagement, volunteer work, community service and sustainable visibility for businesses within Manhattan’s west side neighborhoods.

The Hudson River Park Four-Legged Friends program enables dogs, their dog people, and businesses to build a “pawsitive” community and ensure our dog-friendly Park stays clean, green and growing (with tails wagging). Woof!

Commemorate milestones and honor loved ones while supporting your riverside backyard by dedicating a piece of the Park.

The HRPK 550 Fund supports the Park's landscapes and gardens, education and estuary research and ongoing sustainability efforts.

A growing list of 60+ businesses in and around the Park, our Community Partners join together to support a healthy and vibrant Hudson River Park.

Take a leadership role in Hudson River Park, and join a closely-knit group of Park lovers dedicated to special causes.

Mark your calendars for October 12, 2023! Hudson River Park Friends invites you to celebrate 25 years of Hudson River Park and show your appreciation for what this blue and green oasis means to our community.

HRPK’s Pier 26 Science Play Area Capital Campaign has raised $3.5M to fund the construction of a marine science-focused play area.

By setting up your own fundraiser for Hudson River Park Friends, you take an active role in ensuring this NYC lifeline continues to bring relaxation, beauty, fresh air and joy to New Yorkers and visitors from around the world.

Giving to Hudson River Park Friends in cryptocurrency helps ensure that the Park remains an essential outlet for all New Yorkers, providing millions with green open space, fresh air and natural beauty.

Many employers will match charitable contributions or volunteer hours made by their employees, meaning the impact of your gift could be doubled or even tripled. And it’s really easy to do. Learn more!

Private, family and corporate foundations provide Hudson River Park with support for educational, recreational, environmental and cultural programming, sustainability programs and more.

By making a gift of your appreciated securities, your investment goes further, both for you and the Park.

Making a planned gift to Hudson River Park Friends is a profound investment in the beauty and sustainability of New York City.