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The Hudson River Park Friends Playground Committee raises funds in support of everything Hudson River Park has to offer, especially as it relates to children, and opportunities to learn, play and grow. That includes support for the Park’s playgrounds, sports fields, environmental education opportunities, family programs.

Your membership gift to the Park’s Playground Committee ensures that our children and families have fun, safe and meaningful experiences in Hudson River Park throughout the year and for generations to come.

Show your support for the Hudson River Park Friends Playground Committee

With your $2,500 annual membership, benefits include:

  • Member’s ticket to Annual Playground Committee Luncheon
  • Family Package to Annual Backyard BBQ
  • Donation to Hudson River Park in support of programs and initiatives benefiting families and children

If you are interested in making a leadership gift or require any assistance with your donation, please contact us at 212-757-0981 x728, or playgrounds@hudsonriverpark.org

Playground Committee Leadership

Current Co-Presidents
Rebekah Klipper
Sarah Lambert

President’s Club (Immediate Past Leadership)
Catherine Juracich – President (2014-17)
Lauren S. Netter – President (2017-19)
Bethany D’Meza – Vice President (2017-19)

Playground Committee Members

Jessica Aaron
Darian Ablon
Wendy Amsterdam
Sarah Barnett
Jasmine Barr
Lindsay Blank
Jill Bouquard
Alyssa Brody
Danielle Brown
Stephanie Bruckner
Allison Buan
Natasha Caronna
Kristin Cederholm
Sonal Chopra
Jessica Contrastano-Rahn
Elizabeth Cox
Katie Currie
Coral Dawson
Deborah DiVito
Rebecca Dixon
Bethany D’Meza
Rachel Doneger
Jenny Miller Dutton
Jennifer Eatz-Kass
Cara Feldman
Courtney Flint
Kerianne Flynn
Jyoti Folch-Berman
Amanda Frank
Alexandra Sorokolit Frankel
Jocelyn Gailliot
Natalia Giannou
Rachel Apfel Glass
Dara Godfrey
Tracy Goodwin
Emily Heitner
Alexis Herron
Laura Hunt
Catherine Juracich
Ashley Kadakia
Elizabeth Keating
Gail Kegolis
Julie Hackler King
Courtney Klipper
Rebekah Klipper
Ali Knopman
Deepa Kumaraiah
Sarah Lambert
Marisa Leister
Liz Libre
Kate Durling McCormack
Heather McDowell
Lindsay McKnight
Elizabeth McNellis
Ana Meier
Sara Jane Mercer
Eileen Michael
Jennifer Miller
Jocelyn Laporte Moodie
Melissa Muken
Janie Carlton Myers
Paige Nelson
Lauren Silverstein Netter
Romy Newman
Jessica Ogilvie
Marlaine Olinick
Taylor Olson
Allison O’Neill
Emily Onkey
Cristina Orchulli
Amy Pack
Hannah Peck
Elizabeth Pepperman
Kim Pillemer
Shannon Portell
Meriwether Powell
Britt Power
Grace Ramsdell
Amber Roberts
Izabella Rubin
Parisa Sahay
Lauren Salem
Katherine Salyi
Tamra Sanford
Alexa Scanlon
Haley Schwartz
Sejal Shah
Megan Walsh Shaoul
Morgan Shara
Randi Sidikaro
Lauren Silverman
Erin Silvers
Alison Simpson
Jillian Simpson
Mignonne Smith
Megan Stackhouse
Janna Stern
Bridget Streicker
Nichole Verbit
Jenny Vorhoff
Christine Walsdorf
Chelsey Ward
Melissa Wasserman
Michelle Waugh
Sara Whitney

Honorary Members
Nell Diamond
Lydia Fenet
Jenna Bush Hager
Chau Prutting
Jenny Mollen
Emilia Bechrakis Serhant