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YOUR CONTRIBUTION ENABLES LEGAL AID TO ASSIST VULNERABLE CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES

One of the many Child HeLP families who benefited from Legal Aid’s assistance is pictured with Deanna.

Recently, Child HeLP advocate, Deanna White, recognized that new moms who were eligible for SNAP benefits were encountering obstacles and delays in getting their babies added. As a result, they were not getting enough to eat. Lack of adequate nutrition in the first few months of life is detrimental to babies’ development.

Legal Aid managing attorney, Regina Campbell, worked with Hamilton County Job and Family Services to streamline the processes. Now, families with newborns can obtain SNAP benefits without delay.

Child HeLP, our medical-legal partnership with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, has resolved health-harming problems that arise due to living in poverty for over 12,000 children and their families in its first ten years.

We ask for your support to sustain this effective program and we thank everyone who invested in our work over the past year.


Make a Contribution Online


OTHER WAYS TO CONTRIBUTE:

SEND US A CHECK:

If you would prefer to mail us a check, please make it payable to The Legal Aid Society. Our address is: The Legal Aid Society, 215 E. Ninth Street, Suite 200, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202.

USE YOUR IRA CHARITABLE ROLLOVER:

Consider using your Traditional IRA to make an Annual Charitable Gift.

If you are 70½ or older, this is a good opportunity to use an asset that otherwise would be taxed if you took a distribution.

Please direct the IRA administrator to make the transfer directly from your IRA to Legal Aid Society to avoid any tax issues.

Making the IRA charitable rollover gift to Legal Aid will count towards your minimum distribution for the year from the IRA. But, it won’t count as income on your tax return.

CONTRIBUTE STOCK:

If you would like to send Legal Aid stock, please notify your personal financial adviser that you wish to make an electronic transfer of stock to the Legal Aid Society. Here is the information about us you will need to complete the transaction:

  • Our Depository Trust Company (DTC) # is 0221. Our account number is WL18338 9C.
  • Our Broker is UBS Financial Services, 8044 Montgomery Road, Cincinnati OH 45236-2926. Our UBS contact is Jeannine Toney at 513.792.2127.

If you require further information, please contact Angie MacKay at 513.362.2878.

MAKE A PLANNED GIFT:

Maximize your estate tax and financial planning situation while investing in Legal Aid for posterity.

You can name Legal Aid as a beneficiary in your will, trust or life insurance policy.  You can also name Legal Aid as beneficiary of an IRA, 401K, 403B, or other qualified gift plan.  It is easy to do.  Just include our tax identification number:  31-536673.   Any of these options may provide potential estate tax savings for your heirs while providing long term support for Legal Aid.  Ask your personal financial advisor which is best for you.

PURCHASE ITEMS ON AMAZONSMILE:

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support Legal Aid Society every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to Legal Aid. We will only receive the portion donated to us from AmazonSmile – not any information about what items were purchased.

To see our step-by-step guide to start supporting, click here.

COMMUNITY SUPPORT:

The funds Legal Aid receives from law firms, attorneys, individuals, corporations, and foundations are a statement of commitment for our mission by the community. All private donation income is used in support of our mission. Funds are used in accordance with funder regulations.

Legal Aid values every contribution and every donor. Thank you to all our current contributors. Click the page to the right to see the list.