Becoming a member of the Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society helps to protect one of Long Island's and our country's maritime treasures.
Membership helps to maintain the Lighthouse, provide continuing support for our educational programs for Long Island students, as well as enhance exhibits for the tens of thousands of guests who visit each year.
Please consider becoming a member and find a friend who would also like to join. Membership perks include $2 Tower Tours!
Help us keep the Light shining for years!
The Board, staff, and volunteers are dedicated in time and spirit to providing diverse day and night programs for school groups and thousands of guests who visit throughout the year. They are also dedicated to the maintenance and preservation of the Lighthouse Tower and Keepers Quarters and surrounding buildings.
We need your financial support in our continuing effort to maintain the budget so that we can keep the doors of the Lighthouse open and continue with these endeavors.
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.”
Margaret Mead (1902-1978);
The Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society welcomes volunteers to help us meet our educational and institutional objectives. We offer a rewarding experience to any qualified individual who wants to volunteer and be part of our team. Specific skills or experience are not a prerequisite. All we require is a desire to help out and learn. Volunteers usually contribute about 4 hours per week.
BASED ON YOUR EXPERIENCE AND INTERESTS, THERE ARE MULTIPLE DISCIPLINES AND FUNCTIONS WHERE YOU CAN HELP. THESE INCLUDE:
School Group Tours
New Lens Building Guides
Nature Walk Guides
US Life Saving Service Guides
Boat House Tours
Gift Shop Salespeople
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BECOME A VOLUNTEER PLEASE CONTACT US AT 631-583-5901. WE LOOK FORWARD TO DISCUSSING POTENTIAL OPPORTUNITIES WITH YOU.
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The Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society is restoring each of the 156 cast iron steps. Your help is vital for this project to succeed!
Donate $750 to restore 1 full step and have your name inscribed on a special Commemorative Plaque.
Make your donation by contacting any staff member at the lighthouse or calling 631-583-5327.
Commemorative plaque wording may include your name, your family's name, or in memory/honor of a loved one.
The Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt organization.