The Long Island City Community Boathouse is an activity committee of the Gowanus Dredgers. The Dredgers is recognized as a tax-exempt not-for-profit Public Charity and under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.  Contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Donate Funds

Online Donations

Contributions made via this website may be used towards Long Island City Community Boathouse activities or to promote the wider mission of the 501(c)3.


Donations By Check

Pay checks to the order of “Gowanus Dredgers”.  List “LICCB” in the Memo field.  If the contribution is for your participation in a particular event, list that in the Memo as well.

If you will not be delivering the check in person, they may be sent to our

Mailing address:

LIC Community Boathouse
46-01 5th St
Long Island City, NY 11101


If you need to print our address in the “To the Order” field on the check itself (as with corporate checks), use the

“Care of” address form:

Gowanus Dredgers
c/o LIC Community Boathouse
46-01 5th St
Long Island City, NY 11101

Donate Physical Items

We accept certain physical goods, conditions depending.  Contact with any questions.

Boats & Boating equipment

We may be able to accept donation of UNPOWERED boats (kayaks and canoes) depending upon our current available storage.  We do not have storage available for rowboats.

We will accept certain boating equipment depending upon need and condition.

Other Items

We may accept donations of certain durable or consumable items for which we may have either recurring or temporary need.  If you are cleaning your home, office or school, give a look for things on this changing list.

Some current headline items:

  • Tool chest (tall, heavy duty)
  • Tall Filing Cabinet
  • Gym Bench
  • ….
  • Plastic utensils & (clean) takeout containers*!

*Not a joke!  Volunteers – You accumulate them, you don’t know what to do with them!  Don’t just throw them out, bring them to us!  We have cookouts that need utensils, and leftover food that needs to be taken away!  Bring a bag of them with you the next time you find them filling your kitchen drawers and cabinets.