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Your generous donation makes New York City a better place for all New Yorkers, once case at a time

Every donation helps us offer essential legal services to thousands of vulnerable New Yorkers, and has an enduring impact on our clients and our community.  Donate online, or explore other ways to stand with us as we remain Steadfast for Justice.


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Honor someone special or pay tribute to a loved one by making a donation today


Leave A Legacy

For more than 140 years, we’ve made equal justice a reality. Learn more about how you can build on our legacy and make a lasting impact


Donor Advised Funds

Making a gift through your Donor Advised Fund is quick and easy. You can have an impact on our work today.


Gifts by Mail

We gratefully accept contributions via the mail. Download the donation form here. 


Gift By Wire Transfer

To make a donation to The Legal Aid Society via wire transfer, please use the information provided here.

Bank Name: JPMorgan Chase
Bank Address: 270 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10017
ABA Routing Number: 021000021
Account Number: 000000244012928
Contact Information

If you would like additional information about making a donation via wire transfer, please contact:

Sharon Kleinhandler
The Legal Aid Society
199 Water Street
New York, NY 10036

T: (212) 577-3987
Email: skleinhandler@legal-aid.org 


Gifts By Securities:

Making a gift of stock is a smart way to support the Society. A gift of appreciated stock will help you avoid capital gains taxes on the stock’s increased value while also maximizing your income-tax deduction, allowing you to make a positive impact not only on our community but on your wallet as well.  If your broker or bank holds your securities, your gift can be electronically transferred to the Society. Stock gifts should be delivered to:

Contact our Broker:
Michael Chewning
Account Representative
T: (877) 576-2744
JPMorgan Chase
270 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10017

National Finance Services
Depository Trust Corp (DTC): 0902
Account Number: P725000
Account Title: JPMorgan Chase

Account Number: H77843003
Account Title: The Legal Aid Society
Tax ID Number: 13-5562265



To complete your gift of securities, please submit the following information to Sharon Kleinhandler at the address below:

Sharon Kleinhandler
The Legal Aid Society
199 Water Street
New York, NY 10036
T: (212) 577-3987
Email: SKleinhandler@Legal-Aid.org


Corporate Matching Gifts

Corporate Matching Gifts are an excellent way for supporters to maximize their impact on the Society. By taking advantage of your Corporation’s Matching Gift program, you may significantly increase the size of your contribution, and help us assist even more vulnerable New Yorkers.

To find out if your company has a Matching Gift program, please contact your Human Resources Department.  While each company has its own guidelines and procedures for matching gifts, we are more than happy to help coordinate with you and move the process along.
If you have any questions about Matching Gifts, or if you would like any help along the way, please contact Sharon Kleinhandler.