Membership FAQs

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All of us at Lambda Legal truly appreciate the generosity of our members. If you have a question or concern about our work or about your membership/donation, please feel free to contact our Membership Department at 212-809-8585 or

Are donations to Lambda Legal tax-deductible?

Yes, Lambda Legal is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Donations to Lambda Legal are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Ticket purchases and other receivables will affect the tax-deductible portion of your gift.

I am already a member, how do I renew my membership online?

You can renew your Lambda Legal membership on any of our donation pages or on our renewal donation page.

Will I receive a receipt of my gift for tax purposes?

We do our best to acknowledge every gift made to Lambda Legal via US mail within one week. If you are a member of our monthly giving program or have made more than (2) gifts in a calendar year, we will also send you a year-end tax statement in January. If you need a copy of the receipt for any gift you’ve made, please contact our Membership Department at

How can I change the credit card/payment information on my monthly gift (Justice Fund)?

If you are registered with Lambda Legal, you can change the credit card number or make other adjustments to your recurring monthly gift by contacting our Membership Department at 212-809-8585 or

How can I make changes to my member record (address, name changes, email, etc.)?

If you change addresses or need to update your member record, simply send us an email to Be sure to include your name and address (as we currently have it) along with your update.

Can I make a donation through the mail?

If you’d prefer to mail in your donation, you can do so by mailing your gift to:

Lambda Legal
120 Wall Street, 19th Floor
New York, NY 10005

Please be sure to include your contact information for our records or complete this form and mail it with your gift.

I received a phone call from someone asking for a donation to Lambda Legal. Is this legitimate?

Occasionally Lambda Legal employs the cost-effective method of telemarketing to solicit gifts or renewals from our members. These callers have been vetted by Lambda Legal and should act with complete discretion and professionalism. If you have a problem or question about these calls, please contact our Membership Department at 212-809-8585 or

Does Lambda Legal have a privacy policy?

Yes. Lambda Legal’s Privacy Policy