Ways to Give

04_01_2013_002.jpgThe Lawrence History Center is a private, not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Every gift to the Lawrence History Center, regardless of its size, will help support operations and special projects such as exhibits, building restoration, educational programs and community outreach initiatives. Please consider donating in one of the following ways:

Outright Gifts
Contributions made by check, cash or credit card are tax deductible in the year the donation is given.

  • Online donations may be made through the PayPal Giving Fund or by credit card by clicking HERE or by contacting us at (978) 686-9230 or by email at director@lawrencehistory.org
  • Donations by mail may be made by mailing payment to Lawrence History Center, 6 Essex Street, Lawrence, MA 01840. Checks should be made payable to the Lawrence History Center.

For eligible purchases at AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to the Lawrence History Center (legal name Immigrant City Archives)! Happy shopping and THANK YOU!

Memorial/Celebration Gifts
In memoriam and in celebration gifts are a wonderful way to recognize a loved one or a special occasion with a practical tribute.

Annual Appeal
Gifts to the Annual Appeal help to support operations and special projects such as exhibits, building restoration, educational programs and community outreach initiatives.

Eartha Dengler History Award Ceremony
This is an annual fundraising event in June to spotlight the efforts and accomplishments of outstanding leaders who work to bring development, opportunity and prosperity to Lawrence.

Employer Matching Gifts
Many employers have matching gift programs to support the interests of their employees and to demonstrate their commitment to charitable organizations in their region or community. Ask your human resources or personnel department for a matching gift form to enclose with your contribution to us.

Planned Gifts
You can remember the Lawrence History Center by leaving a planned gift in your will or estate plan. This can be arranged through your financial advisor or attorney.

Tax deductable membership at LHC allows you access to our collections, unlimited visits to conduct research, research assistance from LHC staff and volunteers, free parking in our courtyard, wireless internet, and close proximity to other historical resources such as Lawrence Heritage State Park and Lawrence Public Library. To become a member, please visit our membership page.

LHC Gift Shop

In-Kind Gifts
We always welcome donations of time, materials, and talent!

For more information, please contact Susan Grabski, Director at 978-686-9230 or by email at director@lawrencehistory.org.

All gifts and contributions are tax deductible as permitted by law. Please consult your financial advisor.

Thank you for your support!


Tue–Fri: 9am-4pm
Sat: By appt
Sun-Mon: Closed

Address & Phone

6 Essex Street
Lawrence, MA 01840

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Founded in 1978 as the Immigrant City Archives, the mission of the Lawrence History Center is to collect, preserve, share, and animate the history and heritage of Lawrence and its people.