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How to Donate

Thanks to the generosity of individuals like you and the entire St. Louis community, Legal Services of Eastern Missouri (LSEM) is able to continue providing quality civil legal services to low-income families in eastern Missouri - free of charge. LSEM is grateful for your support and you assistance in reaching our goal of providing justice for all.

Donation Methods:


You can easily and securely donate using your Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express.

Donate by Mail 

To donate by mail, simply mail  your check, made payable to Legal Services of Eastern Missouri or LSEM, to this address:

Legal Services of Eastern Missouri
4232 Forest Park Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63108

Please also include details of any Honor/Memorial you wish the gift to be applied to, including the name and address of anyone you wish us to notify of your donation. If you have any questions, please contact us at 314.256.8736.

Donate by Phone

To make a donation by phone with a credit card please call (314) 256-8736.

Stock Donations

If you plan to make a stock donation to LSEM, in order to ensure the proper credit and acknowledgement, please send an email notification to Maggie Probert at or call her at (314) 256-8742 with the following information:

    1. The name, address and phone number of the donor (this is where the acknowledgement letter will be sent).
    2. The type of stock, number of shares you plan to donate, and the anticipated value.
    3. When we should expect to recieve the share transfer.
    4. We will respond to your email, providing specific stock transfer instructions which are to be provided to your bank or broker to complete the transaction. 

And don't forget: Employer Matching Gifts - Double your Donation!

Please check with your company to see if they offer a matching gift program that will match your gift or volunteer hours to Legal Services of Eastern Missouri (LSEM). If your employer requires an Employer Identification Number (EIN) (i.e. Federal Tax Identification Number), please use 43-0816805.

If you have questions about matching gifts please contact LSEM's Director of Development & Marketing, Maggie Probert at or call her at (314) 256-8742.


If you have questions regarding the donation process, please contact Maggie Probert at or call her at (314) 256-8742.

Forms of Donation:

Tributes and Memorials

For any occasion:

    • In honor of someone special
    • In memory of a loved one
    • Celebrate a holiday, birthday, or special occasion
    • Acknowledge an achievement

Make a tax-deductible donation to Legal Services of Eastern Missouri (LSEM) in honor of a friend or loved one. Tribute and memorial gifts provides needed funding to continue our important work of providing quality civil legal services to low-income families within the 21 counties in eastern Missouri that we serve—free of charge.

If requested, an acknowledgement of your gift will be mailed to the person you selected as the contact recipient for your Tribute or Memorial gift.

 Click here to make a Tribute or Memorial Gift. 

Monthly Giving

When you make monthly gifts to Legal Services of Eastern Missouri (LSEM), you provide a consistent and reliable source of funding that allows us to plan ahead. You join a special group of people who reach out each month to provide justice for all to low-income families throughout eastern Missouri. Together we can protect our vulnerable, keep our families healthy & strong, and ultimately strengthen our communities, offering the hope of a better life to thousands of families.

Become a Monthly Donor Today and Enjoy:

    • Hassle-free monthly donations.
    • Automatic donation from your credit card.
    • The knowledge that your donation is put to work immediately.
    • The ability to change or suspend your donation at any time.

Automatic monthly donations help to sustain us all year long. Join now using the online donation form. If you prefer to donate monthly by mail, please complete and send in this printable form.

For questions, or to modify your monthly gifts, please contact LSEM's Director of Development & Marketing, Maggie Probert at or call her at (314) 256-8742.

 Click here to set up your Monthly Giving. 

Pledge Your Support

Show your commitment to support LSEM and those we serve with a pledge of support for a total gift amount to be paid in a selected number of installments across several months or years.

  • You can commit to an annual payment; a twice-yearly payment; a quarterly payment; or whatever schedule suits your needs, for any number of years from one to one hundred!
  • You can select to have pledge payments automatically deducted from your credit card, or you can select to pay by check, with the option of receiving periodic pledge invoice reminders from us.

If you have any questions about setting up a pledge to LSEM please contact our Director of Development & Marketing, Maggie Probert at or call her at (314) 256-8742.

Pledge your support now by clicking here to complete a pledge form.

Planned Giving

Help Legal Services of Eastern Missouri (LSEM) provide equal justice to future generations of families in need. Your support today makes it possible for LSEM to provide quality legal services to thousands of low-income families in eastern Missouri. But, when you give to LSEM through your estate or long-term financial plans, you are forging your life legacy by changing lives through the important work we do and ensuring that later generations can receive needed help on critical life-sustainability issues.

Contact LSEM's Director of Development & Marketing, Maggie Probert at or call her at (314) 256-8742 to learn more about how you can include a gift to LSEM as a part of your estate plan.

Legal Services of Eastern Missouri is proud to be a Legal Services Corporation (LSC) grantee, and we comply with all LSC conditions and prohibitions in acceptance of all funds.