Ways to Support

The Tenement Museum stands as a monument to the struggles, triumphs, and resilience of ordinary im/migrants and the centrality of their experiences to the American story. By diving into real stories of everyday people, we foster conversation about historical and contemporary questions.



Leave a legacy

By joining the Orchard Street Society, you can provide lasting security for our future. Including the Tenement Museum in your estate planning helps guarantee that we will be able to share our tenement stories for generations to come.

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Facebook Birthday Fundraiser for Tenement Museum

Start a Fundraiser

Have a special anniversary, birthday, or triathlon coming up? Raise money in support of the Tenement Museum by starting a Facebook fundraiser or creating your own fundraising page! By sharing your inspiration and support of the Tenement Museum, you can have an important impact on building awareness towards our mission.

Other Ways to Support

Donate by Mail or Phone

Please make checks payable to Tenement Museum and mailed to: 

Tenement Museum
Development Office
103 Orchard Street
New York, NY 10002

To make a credit card donation by phone, please call 646-518-3007.

Donor Advised Funds

If you would like to make a gift via a donor-advised fund (DAF), you can find the Tenement Museum using Tax ID/EIN #13-3475390. The Museum is also referred to as the Lower East Side Tenement Museum in certain banking systems.

Gift of Stock

For more information on how to process stock and wire transfers, please contact Ian Patrick, Director of Individual Giving, at 646-518-3015 or [email protected].

Matching Gifts

Many employers offer matching gift programs that will match any charitable contributions made by their employees. Find out if your company has a matching gift policy.

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