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Donate with a Credit Card

To give online with a credit card, simply click one of the amounts below, or click other to choose your own. You will then be directed to our secure PayPal donation page to complete your transaction.


Donate by Check

Click here to download a CVLS donation form. Please fill this out and mail your check to:
Chicago Volunteer Legal Services
33 N Dearborn St, Ste 400
Chicago, Illinois 60602

Chicago Volunteer Legal Services is a 501(c)(3) charity. All donations are entirely tax deductible.


Donate with Stock

Please follow these two easy steps to complete a stock transfer electronically or by mail:

  1. Complete our Stock Transfer Form. This will notify us that you intend to donate a stock or other security to CVLS.
  2. Initiate the stock transfer electronically or by mail with your brokerage firm. Our brokerage information will be provided once you complete the Stock Transfer Form.
*Please note: Your contact information and any special instructions for your gift are not directly forwarded by your bank. The Stock Transfer Form allows us to thank you for your generous support and direct your gift appropriately.

If you prefer, you can instead email us or call 312-332-3513, to provide this information.


Donate through AmazonSmile

Donate while you shop! Go to smile.amazon.com and designate CVLS as your charitable recipient. Every time you shop, use smile.amazon.com, and AmazonSmile will donate .5% of the purchase price to CVLS.

Click here for more details.


Other Ways to Support CVLS

  • Donate your arbitration fees to CVLS
  • Direct Cy Pres Funds to CVLS
  • Planned Giving

Tax Information

The Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation (CVLS) is registered as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Contributions to CVLS are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. CVLS' tax identification number is 23-7164989.