People help preserve Manzanar National Historic Site and share it's stories in many ways. Some are volunteers or interns, some donate archives and artifacts, more than six hundred people have shared their memories through oral history interviews. Some have contributed through all of the above!
National Park Service
Donations made to the National Park Service at and for Manzanar National Historic Site directly support the site’s programs and projects. Donations can be made via credit/debit cards, bank accounts, an Amazon account, or through PayPal.
Eastern Sierra Interpetive Association
Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association (ESIA) is a 501(c)3 Cooperating Association dedicated to educating and inspiring people about Eastern Sierra Public Lands through interpretive products, exhibits, and programs. As one of the most important partnerships of the National Park Service, Cooperating Associations support educational, scientific, historical, and interpretive activities through retail sales, product development, programs, and memberships. Since 2018, ESIA has served as Manzanar’s Cooperating Association All profits from the Manzanar store support Manzanar National Historic Site. Shop or become a member today.
Friends of Manzanar
Established in 2003, Friends of Manzanar is a volunteer organization comprised of men and women committed to educating others about the World War II experience of Japanese Americans. To date, Friends of Manzanar has supported the reconstruction of Guard Tower No. 8, assisted with mess hall exhibit planning, restored landscaping at the historic west entrance of the auditorium, and contributed to the reconstruction of the Block 14 women’s latrine. Donate online here.
Last updated: May 8, 2020