Your contribution can be life-changing. The majority of American who come to court do so without legal aid. They may be left by their economic circumstances to face life-altering events –such as losing a home or custody of children–on their own. Formerly incarcerated people may need help getting a driver’s license reinstated to get to work. Access to legal aid can help put people on a path to self sufficiency, lead to better outcomes and enhance the safety and strength of our communities. It is a smart, results oriented investment with a priceless return.
Give to the Campaign for Equal Justice.
By giving to the Campaign for Equal Justice, you are supporting 23 legal aid programs throughout Washington. Your contribution also supports systemic reforms to remove the barriers that keep people in poverty like unfair legal financial obligations. Wherever you live, it’s likely that Campaign funds are benefiting your community. Read more about the Campaign.
Give to the Endowment for Equal Justice.
The Endowment for Equal Justice raises unrestricted funds to provide a stable, reliable, adequate source of funding for the civil legal aid needs of low income Washington state residents. Your gift to the Endowment will grow in value and provide legal help in perpetuity to generations of people. Read more about the Endowment.
You can help by directing cy pres awards to the Campaign or the Endowment.
If you are an attorney involved in the litigation of a class action lawsuit, you may have a chance to help direct funding to civil legal aid. Read more about cy pres.
Give your Time. You can help by becoming a volunteer attorney.
Our local legal aid programs are always in need of skilled and compassionate lawyers. Read more about becoming a volunteer attorney.