Donate to Parks

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Donations have a great impact on the well-being of the park and open space system. We welcome your support through memorial donations, sponsorship of park assets, support of volunteer programs and estate planning bequests.

Complete the Parks Donation Inquiry Form and you will be contacted by staff.

Charitable contributions to the City of Eugene Parks and Open Space division may be tax-deductible per IRS Publication 526.

  1. Benches
  2. Parks Foundation
  3. Volunteer

standard park bench


A commemorative park bench in a park is a beautiful way to honor a loved one. Complete the Donation Inquiry Form and you will be contacted by staff.


$5,000Place a plaque on an existing bench that is in a condition that matches our standards (i.e. metal ribbon bench, fir bench, etc.).
$6,500Place a plaque on a bench that will need to be replaced either due to it being in poor condition or it not being up to our standards. 
$8,000Adopt a bench in a new location and a concrete is not required. 
$10,000Adopt a bench in a new location and a concrete is required. 


We have many locations where existing benches can be memorialized, including parks and natural areas, as well as previously vetted locations for new benches.  

There are no benches available at the Hendricks Park Rhododendron Garden. 

There are commemorative tiles, not benches, currently available at the Owen Rose Garden.  

Learn more about our Standard Commemorative Bench Program and Custom Bench Donations