Annie and Alvin Memorial Bench in Central Park

Annie and Alvin Memorial Bench in Central Park

From Annabel Hatcher

Donate at this site to give Annie and Alvin Schlesinger a memorial bench in Central Park, NYC, where friends and family can visit and sit.

Support this campaign

Subscribe to follow campaign updates!

Recent Updates

Update #14

about 1 month ago

Bravo! Thanks to you, we have reached our goal of $10,000 for Annie and Alvin's memorial bench in Central Park. With deep gratitude....

More Info

Our beloved Annie passed away June 4, 2019.  May her heart of light always be remembered and stand steady with this memorial bench, shared with her wonderful Alvin, who passed in January 2015.  May we all enjoy and live life as fully as Annie and Alvin did.

Campaign Wall

Join the Conversation

Sign in with your Facebook account or

Annabel Hatcher posted a new update:
about 1 month ago

Update #14

Bravo! Thanks to you, we have reached our goal of $10,000 for Annie and Alvin's memorial bench in Central Park. With deep gratitude....

Join the Conversation

Sign in with your Facebook account or

Annabel Hatcher posted a new update:
about 1 month ago

Update #13

Last chance to support the Annie and Alvin memorial bench!
Donate today...
Only $180 to raise and 2 days left!

Join the Conversation

Sign in with your Facebook account or

Annabel Hatcher posted a new update:
about 1 month ago

Update #12

Only $230 left to raise in 3 days!
Help take us over the finish line!
Yay team- thanks so much for all the support!
Here we come, memorial bench for Annie and Alvin!

Join the Conversation

Sign in with your Facebook account or

Annabel Hatcher posted a new update:
about 1 month ago

Update #11

Only $305 to go and 5 days left!
Make your donation today...

Join the Conversation

Sign in with your Facebook account or

Annabel Hatcher posted a new update:
about 1 month ago

Update #10

A week to go and $690 to raise!

Little did we know when starting this fundraiser, that there would be such an outpouring of love and support. Thank you all so much!

If you haven't donated yet, this is the last week to have your chance. Only a little more to raise and we will, for sure, have the memorial bench for Annie and Alvin!

Love-
Abba and Gen

Join the Conversation

Sign in with your Facebook account or

Annabel Hatcher posted a new update:
2 months ago

Update #9

Only $1990 to raise and 14 days!
We are closing in n the fundraiser with just two weeks to go! Thanks so much for your support and care! If you haven't given yet, please jump in and take us to the finish line!
In loving memory of our Dear Annie,

Abba and Gen

Join the Conversation

Sign in with your Facebook account or

Annabel Hatcher posted a new update:
2 months ago

Update #8

Hello Friends and Family-
$2925 to go until we reach our goal! We are almost there, with 21 days left. We are touched by all the love and support...
Mom had so many friends and family who loved her! She touched so many people's lives, and truly made the world a brighter place.

Join the Conversation

Sign in with your Facebook account or

Annabel Hatcher posted a new update:
2 months ago

Update #7

Only $3125 to go!

Join the Conversation

Sign in with your Facebook account or

Annabel Hatcher posted a new update:
2 months ago

Update #6

Thanks so much everyone!
As of today, we have raised $6575 toward our $10,000 goal! That's only $3425 to go!
If you haven't donated yet, no amount is too small, and know that it feels great to be a part of this wonderful memorial campaign.
Sending gratitude and continual prayers for our Annie... the beam of light!

Join the Conversation

Sign in with your Facebook account or

Annabel Hatcher posted a new update:
3 months ago

Update #5

Hello Friends and Family-
Thank you for all your support. Please help us to keep the memorial fund drive rolling...
All of your words have been so supportive at this time of loss. Mom's friend Jayne writes...
"My heart reaches out to all of you as we join in love for our brave warrior friend. May this time in the in-between be smooth. ANNIE - your smile is embedded in my mind and heart and I shall carry it with me forever."

Join the Conversation

Sign in with your Facebook account or

Annabel Hatcher posted a new update:
3 months ago

Update #4

Yay Team! We have made it to 50% of our campaign in less than half our time! Deep gratitude to you all! If you haven't given yet, please join the cause and help us to the end... the memorial bench for our beloved Annie and Alvin. We are touched by all the love and support.

Thanks again,
Abba and Gen

Join the Conversation

Sign in with your Facebook account or

Annabel Hatcher posted a new update:
3 months ago

Update #3

We have almost raised half our goal! Help us get there...

A poem for Annie by her granddaughter Ella, at age 8 (now 19)

Awesome
Friendly
Perfumed
Lipstick
Flowers
Pretty
Funny
Lovely
Happy
Angel Queen

Join the Conversation

Sign in with your Facebook account or

Annabel Hatcher posted a new update:
3 months ago

Update #2

Hello Family and Friends of Annie ❤️
We are less than $600 away from half way to our goal! This is truly a community fundraiser with lots of love and support being shared... just like Annie to bring people together! Please support her cause for the lovely memorial bench where we can honor Annie and Alvin. Much love and gratitude to you all.

Join the Conversation

Sign in with your Facebook account or

Annabel Hatcher posted a new update:
3 months ago

Update #1

Thanks so much for your support! We have currently raised $3,835 of our $10,000 goal. That's over a third of the way there! Funds for this memorial campaign will go directly to the Central Park Conservancy and will get us a memorial bench for Annie and Alvin in Central Park, NYC.
We are deeply touched by all your love and care at this time of sorrow.

Join the Conversation

Sign in with your Facebook account or