Why Donate?

Cider Mill Friends of Open Space & Historic Preservation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with a volunteer (unpaid) board.  We rely on donations, grants, merchandise sales, and fundraisers to accomplish our goals.

What your donation goes towards:

  • Cider making equipment
  • Roof repair
  • Structural repair
  • Facade work
  • Electricity & water
  • Website costs
  • Paying off loans from purchasing property
  • Printing newsletters and other publications
  • Postage
  • Insurance

How to Donate

Your donation is tax deductible!
And your employer may match your donation!  IBM and Central Hudson are some local businesses that will match their employees’ donations.

Donate via PayPal
:  Use your credit card or PayPal-linked account to donate to us by clicking the button below
Donate Button

Mail in Donation
:  You can mail in a check to us at Cider Mill Friends, P.O. Box 2873, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

:  Another way to contribute is to use for your internet searches. Go to, enter “Cider Mill Friends” in the box for charity selection, and make your search. Cider Mill Friends receives 1 cent for each search you make.

:  You can also use, a subdivision of Goodsearch, to make online purchases and a portion of your purchase will be donated to Cider Mill Friends.