Join/Contribute

Please consider donating to our Annual Appeal for this year. Click on that link to see the result of Friends fundraising for Longfellow House–Washington’s Headquarters in recent years.

We are now able to accept membership dues and other donations online. We chose PayPal to maximize your security and convenience, with buttons corresponding to different levels of membership. At the bottom of this page are options for donations separate from membership, such as our annual appeal and garden fund. If you wish to send a contribution by check, please download this membership form. Thank you.

Join at the Individual Level with a donation of $40.


Join at the Family Level with a donation of $75.


Join at the Contributor Level with a donation of $150.


Join at the Donor Level with a donation of $300.


Join at the Patron Level with a donation of $500.


Join at the Sponsor Level with a donation of $750.


Join at the Benefactor Level with a donation of $1,000.


Donate any amount you choose beyond the membership fund.

Donate to a particular campaign:
  • 2016-17 Annual Appeal, including the conservation of the yellow evening gown as a tribute to Frances Appleton Longfellow (1817-1861).
  • For the Ackerly Garden Maintenance Fund.
  • For the James M. Shea Lecture Fund.
  • Give a gift in Honor or Memory of a particular person, or for public programs or another cause at Longfellow House. Use the “Add special instructions to the seller” link on the screen when PayPal asks you to review your donation before confirming.