How to Donate

Support Access to Legal Information and Resources for Military and Veteran Families

To maintain this website and its content, and to monitor important legal developments that should be addressed in the future, requires significant ongoing support.  This site and its content are managed and maintained by a nonprofit legal aid provider in Maine, Pine Tree Legal Assistance. 

We need your help to keep these resources available to the public each year!

Pine Tree Legal Assistance has been in operation since 1967, providing high quality free legal services to low-income Maine residents and working to improve justice for all Americans.  We are a recognized nonprofit with  501(c)(3) status and donations to support our work are tax-deductible.   We are very serious about our responsibility to use all funds carefully and for the highest and best purpose possible.  We are subject to rigorous annual audits and hold the highest possible rating (Platinum) from GuideStar, an information resource on nonprofit organizations nationwide.   We honor donor privacy, as explained here.

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Individual contributions can be made via the red "Donate Now" button.   However, if you would prefer to send a check, please send your donation to Pine Tree Legal Assistance, attn:  Helen Meyer, P.O. Box 547, Portland Maine 04112 with a note that the donation is for Stateside Legal.  Helen Meyer can also assist with a donation of stock in support of Stateside Legal; her phone number is 207-774-4753.   All contributions will be promptly and gratefully acknowledged in writing by Pine Tree Legal Assistance.

Pine Tree also seeks corporate partners to support Stateside Legal and enforcement of legal rights for veteran and military families nationwide.  One-time and ongoing corporate sponsorships are prominently recognized on the site and promoted  during outreach activities.   To discuss sponsorship,  please contact Development Director Helen Meyer by telephone at 207-774-4753 or by mail c/o Pine Tree Legal Assistance, PO Box 547, Portland, Maine 04112.