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Friends of New Britain Parks Organization

Meeting Times

Organization Members

The organization meets  on an as-needed basis in the Borough Administrative Office at 45 Keeley Avenue (generally the 1st Tuesday of each month at 5:30PM). Board Members:  President – Margaret LaMontagne, Vice President – Samantha Bryant, Treasurer – Deborah Dougherty, Secretary – Steven Gieseler


Contact Information


Mailing: 45 Keeley Ave, New Britain, PA 18901

Phone: 215-348-4586

Fax: 215-348-5953

Mission Statement

The purpose of the Friends of New Britain Parks is to serve as a 509 (a)(3) Supporting Organization, organized and at all times operated exclusively for the benefit of, or to carry out the purposes of, the public parks, nature preserve (including specifically the Wilma Quinlan Nature Preserve) and other public recreational facilities and spaces owned by the Borough of New Britain.  The New Britain Parks shall include, but not be limited to, the Wilma Quinlan Nature Preserve and Orchard Park.  This corporate charity is charged with:

  • raising money from public and private sources for the maintenance of, and improvements to, the New Britain Parks;
  • investing and reinvesting all funds entrusted to it;
  • taking such actions as it thinks appropriate for an endowment with the funds raised and;
  • with prior approval of New Britain Borough Council first obtained, distribute and/or apply the net income and principal in furtherance of the Corporate Purpose and for no other purpose.


Current Projects

Butler Ave Island Beautification (full description coming soon)


Donate Online or In Person

Please click the button below to donate online.

You’re also welcome to mail donations or stop by the Borough office.  Donations can be made anonymously if so desired and via cash/check.