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Last Modified: 09/23/2022

One person can make a difference. Your support has a great impact on the lives of the most vulnerable people in your community. People like Ava.

 

“….  I can now look in the mirror, believing that someone believes me; and this gives me pure motivation… I will never be the old me, but maybe I can be a better version of an incredible woman…” 

 

Your investment has a great return! 

  • For every $100 donated to Community Legal Services, we provide $221 worth of services to the most vulnerable. 
  • A $350 donation supports more than $773 worth of legal services to the most vulnerable. 
  • A $500 donation supports more than $1,105 worth of legal services to the most vulnerable.    
  • A $700 donation supports more than $1,547 worth of legal services to the most vulnerable.

There is more than one way to donate.

Donate cash gifts.

Make a cash donation.

You can donate one-time or set a monthly recurring amount to make a significant difference in your community.

Whether you are a supportive individual or want to make a Pro Bono donation, you can donate online with a bank or credit card.

Or by check to: 

Community Legal Services
Development Department
122 E Colonial Drive, Suite 200
Orlando, FL 32801 

Employer matching donations

Does your company match employee donations?

If your company matches employee donations, you can make a greater impact.  Contact your finance or payroll department to find out how.

Employer-sponsored donation campaigns

Does your company run a workplace campaign?

Check with your Human Resources Dept to see if your company runs a workplace giving campaign. Many workplace campaigns allow designations and have your pre-tax donations deducted right from your paycheck. 

"Fun" Raising ideas

Fun-raising Ideas

Get together with friends, family or colleagues and hold a “fun”draising event. At home, in the neighborhood, or at work, simple ideas can be fun and make a big impact on the lives of others…Some food for thought:

  1. Have a contest. Take your passion and invite others and make it fun. Chili Cook Off, Baby Photos, Bingo… What’s your idea?
  2. Lunch Walk for a Cause. Set a fundraising goal and get healthy with your friends and colleagues.
  3. Random Acts. Do something fun and unusual to raise money. Hula Hoop, Ping Pong, Karaoke…the options are endless.
  4. Host a House Party. Raise Friends and Funds. A great way to educate your neighbors and raise money for a good cause.
  5. Have a Tournament. Host an informal tournament, invite your friends; Kickball, Croquet, Softball…
    Food, Fun and Friends. Host a potluck dinner or lunch. Charge a small fee and donate what you’ve collected.
  6. In lieu of. Birthdays, Anniversaries, other celebrations are great ways to raise money for a good cause. Encourage your friends to donate in lieu of a gift. It raises awareness and revenue for the most vulnerable.
  7. Give it Up Challenge. Is there something you buy daily? Give the cost of your daily cup of coffee once a week to charity. $5 per week adds up!
  8. Stepping Up Goals- Set a goal to raise or save a dollar a day. Or, set a weekly step-up goal… $1 in week one, $2 in week two. In 52 weeks, you will have raised more than $1,300!

What are your ideas? Your Talent? Your Passion? Set them in motion to work for good.

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Donate stocks or investments

Did you know? Gifts of stocks come with benefits.

There is a three-fold tax benefit for the donor: 

  1. There are no long-term capital gains taxes.
  2. An income tax deduction can be taken for the stock’s full fair market value on the date the stock was given.
  3. The stock is not subject to estate taxes when the time comes.

To make a donation of stock or learn more please contact Beth Ann Carr, Director of Development at [email protected] or call 407.322.8984 

Please reach out to:

Beth Ann Carr
Director of Development

[email protected]
407-322-8984

Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida is a nonprofit organization recognized as tax exempt under Section 501(c) (3). Federal Tax ID is #59-1156260.   A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION FOR COMMUNITY LEGAL SERVICES OF MID-FLORIDA, A FLORIDA-BASED NONPROFIT CORPORATION, (REGISTRATION NO. CH76) MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE 1-800-HELP-FLA (1-800-435-7352) WITHIN THE STATE OR VISITING THEIR WEBSITE www.800helpfla.com