Every Dollar Makes a Difference
It's your support that helps keep us running. Simply click one of the amounts below to complete your donation.
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.
An organization you can trust
In fiscal year 2021, 85% of all expenditures went to program services. Find out more.
Other Ways to Help
Donate with Stock
Please follow these two easy steps to complete a stock transfer electronically or by mail:
- Complete our Stock Transfer Form.
- Initiate the stock transfer electronically or by mail with your brokerage firm.
*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 call 312-332-3513 to provide this information.
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 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.
Donate Through Venmo
You are able to donate to CVLS via Venmo any time for no extra fee. All donations through Venmo are tax deductible as always. Venmo is a fast and easy option, and you can include a dedication message in the “What’s it for?” field. Simply search for our Venmo username: @ChicagoVolunteerLegalServices or scan the QR code here with your smartphone.
Other Ways to Support CVLS
- Donate your arbitration fees to CVLS
- Direct CY Pres Funds to CVLS
- Planned Giving
- Sample Intent Letter - Qualified Charitable Distribution from IRA