Your support makes a difference.
Would you like to donate by check? Please make checks payable to Step Up to Justice, and mail to:
Step Up to Justice // 320 N. Commerce Park Loop, Suite 100 // Tucson, AZ 85745
Step Up to Justice (SU2J) is a full-service free civil legal center for the poor and working poor in Pima County, powered by the talents of volunteer attorneys. Your generous support helps provide free civil legal services to the most vulnerable people in our community.
Because of your gift, we are able to:
Help next-of-kin obtain minor guardianships for children whose parents cannot care for them.
Ensure safety for victims of domestic violence by obtaining orders of protection.
Work to prevent homelessness, halt illegal evictions, and improve access to the courts for self-represented tenants.
Direct where your tax dollars go!
Through the Arizona Charitable Tax Credit, your gift to Step Up to Justice may be claimed for a dollar-for-dollar tax credit on your Arizona taxes.
Total contributions of up to $400 for single filers and up to $800 for joint filers can be made to qualifying organizations. The State of Arizona recognizes Step Up to Justice as a Qualified Charitable Organization.
Make your gift before April 15, 2019 to qualify for 2018 tax credits. You no longer have to itemize your taxes in order to qualify for this great tax credit!
The Arizona Charitable Tax Credit is in addition to and completely separate from the Private School Tuition, Public School Activity, and Foster Care tax credits. You may choose to participate in any or all four tax credit programs.
2018 Administrative Changes to Tax Credit Donations: All charities certified with Arizona, including Step Up To Justice, have now been assigned a QCO code.
SU2J’s QCO code is 20860. Donors will now be required to use this code when taking the tax credit on their income tax returns.
Read more about Charitable Tax Credits
Other Ways to Support SU2J
Click the AmazonSmile link, sign in, and select Step Up to Justice as your charity of your choice. Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to SU2J.
Automatic payroll deductions are a great way to provide ongoing support for SU2J. Your human resources department will have more information about this opportunity.
Employer Matching Programs
You can double the impact of your gift by asking your employer to match it! Many companies offer matching gift programs. Contact your human resources department to learn more about your company’s program.
Donate Stocks or Appreciated Securities
Donating appreciated stock, or other securities that you have held for at least a year, offers multiple benefits. This type of contribution allows you to take an income deduction for the current value of the stock, as well as avoid capital gains. To donate stock, please contact Michele Mirto, Executive Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Remembering Step Up to Justice in your estate plan can help change lives for generations to come. Learn more about leaving a gift from a will, retirement plan, or life insurance policy by contacting Michele Mirto, Executive Director, at email@example.com.
Step Up To Justice has earned Guidestar’s Platinum Seal in recognition of our commitment to transparency. Please visit our Guidestar page for more information.