How to Help

Jacob A. Riis Settlement House depends on donations to provide services to thousands of people every year to build and maintain productive and fulfilling lives. Your help in continuing Riis Settlement’s mission is greatly needed and appreciated. You can have a positive impact on the lives of the participants we serve by making an online gift here.

Below are examples of ways your gift can help:

$20 helps provide breakfast and lunch for one senior participant for five full days.
$50 provides five hours of tutoring for one child.
$200 provides 10 hours of English instruction for non-English speakers.
$350 helps pay for one child to attend summer camp five days a week for seven weeks.

In addition to making an online donation, there are other ways to give:

  • Mail your check, payable to Jacob A. Riis Neighborhood Settlement House, to:
    10-25 41st Avenue, Long Island City, New York, NY 11101
  • Make an in-kind donation of goods or services
  • Make a gift of stock or mutual funds
  • Name Riis Settlement in your will or include us in your estate planning

Click here to learn more about planned giving options at Riis Settlement.

Click here to learn more about volunteer opportunities at Riis Settlement.


Donate Contact:
Christopher Hanway, Director of Development, 718-784-7447 ext 118