Legal Aid Society

Take a Stand For Justice

Our system favors those with money and privilege. We’re working to change that. Stand with us to guarantee equal access to justice for all New Yorkers.

Giving & Donations

Giving & Donations

A contribution to The Legal Aid Society is about more than money.

Every donation helps us offer essential legal services to thousands of everyday New Yorkers, helping people secure their rights to housing, food, and medical care for themselves and their families. Donate online, or explore other ways to stand with us.

How Your Donation Helps

Your tax-deductible donation helps us make the voices of all New Yorkers head. Here’s some of what your support helped us achieve last year.


Individual legal matters handled.


Hours of pro bono work by 2,737 legal volunteers.


Helpline calls answered for a range of legal issues.

Pro Bono Publico: For the Public Good

Volunteers increase the volume, scope and impact of The Legal Aid Society’s work on behalf of clients throughout New York City. Annually, over 4,000 volunteers are provided with training, supervision, and mentorship, allowing them to deliver life-changing legal assistance to thousands of clients.

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