We know that lawyers have the power to change lives. Whether it is to ensure that a veteran gets healthcare, a special-needs child receives an education, a refugee is granted asylum, or a victim of discrimination can gain access to justice, the Boston Bar leverages this power to help thousands in our community as only lawyers can.
Donate to the Annual Campaign today, and help provide critical funding for the Boston Bar Foundation’s work throughout the year.
Bringing Hope and Help to Those in Need
Access to justice is more than a noble aspiration – it means all of us working together to ensure that justice is available for low-income, underserved, and special-needs populations. Each year, the Boston Bar provides direct grants to legal services organizations, trains hundreds of lawyer volunteers and supports innovative service projects to help those in need.
Investing in the Future of our City
We believe that in order to build a brighter future, we must invest in opportunities for Boston’s youth. From educating students to creating summer jobs, your donation helps us give children and teens the tools they need to succeed.
Working to Strengthen our Profession
The work of the Boston Bar relies on a strong legal community. We believe that in order to advance our mission, we must invest in in leadership development, diversity and inclusion initiatives, training programs, policy research and more to ensure that Boston lawyers have the skills and tools they need to succeed and to make this work possible.
Within the last year, with the help of our donors, volunteers, partner organizations and law firms:
41,401 people received help from a lawyer. The 20 organizations that receive funding from the Boston Bar serve clients throughout this city, who otherwise may have nowhere to turn when facing some extraordinarily difficult situations.
1,650 students in grades K-12 were inspired by Boston Bar volunteers as they learned about the importance of the law in our democracy, and how they can be empowered to effect change.
234 lawyers were trained to take pro bono cases in immigration matters, asylum representation, bankruptcy, family law and more.
475 veterans, military personnel, and family members connected with a lawyer or legal services organization through the Military & Veterans Legal Help Line.