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For over two decades, Brooklyn Defenders has been on the frontlines in the courtroom and fiercely working each day in defense of those who need it most. Your contribution ensures that every individual and family we serve receives a full range of social and advocacy support alongside high-quality legal representation. Thank you for making this a reality with your generous gift!

Ways to Give


With your gift, we can continue to provide high-quality legal representation, crucial advocacy, other support services to the individuals and families we serve every day.


Every contribution demonstrates your ongoing commitment to challenging the unfair legal systems that impact the people we represent.

Stock Donations

You can have an even greater impact and make giving easier by donating appreciated securities. If you'd like to give a stock donation, please contact Sabrina Paul at

Donor-Advised Funds

Take a stand against racism and injustice in our legal systems by recommending a grant through your donor-advised fund. If you'd like to support BDS using a donor-advised fund, please contact Sabrina Paul at

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ā€œI wanted to give to a local organization that was nimble enough to meet the dynamic needs of the people in Brooklyn. Brooklyn Defender Services was just that.ā€

- BDS Donor