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HLP--HIV Law Project was the first and, today, 
remains the only legal agency providing comprehensive services exclusively to low income people living with HIV/AIDS in New York City.

More Ways to Give

Find out about other creative options available for your donation to HIV Law Project.


Donate in Honor of a Friend or Family Member

Give a gift in someone’s honor. A gift to HIV Law Project is a meaningful way to honor a special friend or loved one.



Secure a Matching Gift

Double your donation and double your impact on the lives of low-income people living with HIV/AIDS by securing a matching gift from your employer. Many companies match employee contributions to charitable organizations.

If your employer participates in a matching gift program, ask them for their matching gift request form and send it to HIV Law Project with your donation. We will submit the request form and let you know when a matching gift is received. Should you have questions regarding HIV Law Project or requesting a matching gift, please contact Michael S. Pankow at 212.577.3001 ext. 231

Make a Gift of Stock

A gift of stock or mutual funds before December 31st could help you to maximize tax savings while securing the rights and dignity of someone who desperately needs our help. Making a gift of stock is easy!

Please let us know that you are making a gift of stock and include your name, contact information, the number type of stock, and any special considerations you may have. Should you wish to make a gift of stock and have questions about HIV Law Project, please contact Michael S. Pankow, Development Director at 212.577.3001 ext. 231.

Make a Planned Gift

Remembering HIV Law Project in your will, estate plan, or other arrangement leaves a lasting legacy and inspires others to continue to fight for the rights and dignity of people living with HIV/AIDS. Further, a planned gift may provide you with tax benefits by reducing your estate and income taxes.

With your consent, your name will be listed as a contributor in HIV Law Project’s Annual Report, on our website, or in other publications. You may, of course, choose to remain anonymous. Please consider these effective ways to continue your legacy of support.

Make a bequest to HIV Law Project through your will.

Depending on your family’s needs, there are several options for naming HIV Law Project in your will, including:

  • a general bequest specifying a sum to HIV Law Project;
  • a percentage bequest to HIV Law Project;
  • a residuary bequest, which donates everything remaining in your estate after bequests to family and heirs;
  • a contingent bequest leaving your bequest to HIV Law Project should your beneficiary have died; or
  • a testamentary trust fund that takes effect only after your death.


Name HIV Law Project as a Beneficiary

Another way to leave a legacy gift to HIV Law Project is to include us as a beneficiary of your retirement plan (such as an IRA), insurance policy, or financial account. In return for your gift, you may receive an immediate income tax deduction, reduction in capital gains, or other potential benefit.

Bequest Language

For a bequest of a specific sum:
“I give, devise and bequeath to HIV Law Project, Inc., currently located at 15 Maiden Lane, 18th floor, New York, NY 10038, the sum of $_______ for its general purposes.”

For a bequest of a percentage of the estate:
“I give, devise and bequeath to HIV Law Project, Inc., currently located at 15 Maiden Lane, 18th floor, New York, NY 10038, _______ percent of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate for its general purposes.”

For a contingent bequest:
“If any of the above-named beneficiaries should predecease me, I hereby bequeath his or her share to HIV Law Project, Inc., currently located at 15 Maiden Lane, 18th floor, New York, NY 10038, to be used for its general purposes.”

Gifts through bequests are used by HIV Law Project where need is greatest in a given year. Donors are also welcome to specify a bequest for a particular program or division of HIV Law Project.

Always consult a tax or legal advisor when considering a planned gift.

If you would like to speak with someone about planned giving opportunities at HIV Law Project please contact:

Michael S. Pankow
Development Director
HIV Law Project
15 Maiden Lane, 18th Floor
New York, NY 10038
(212) 577-3001 ext. 231
mpankow@hivlawproject.org