Support Our Work

The Advocacy Center relies on the support of individuals, groups, communities, and businesses to further the reach of our work and mission.  Here are some ways you, your company, organization or business can help.

Donate/Ways to Give:

The Advocacy Center  is the only provider of comprehensive domestic and sexual violence in Tompkins County. Services include a 24-hour hotline, 24-hour ER accompaniment, counseling, legal assistance and community awareness and prevention programs. In the last year alone, the Advocacy Center helped over 1,300 adult and youth survivors and another 1,600 people through prevention education, training and outreach. Your donation will make a meaningful difference in the lives of others. You can donate to the Advocacy Center in several ways.  Thank you for your gift.

  • Donate Online Now!
  • Gifts of Stock – Contact our Executive Director (link to hcampbell@theadvocacycenter.org) for more information.
  • Planned Giving –  Contact our Executive Director (link to hcampbell@theadvocacycenter.org) for more information.
  • Send a Check to Advocacy Center of Tompkins County; PO Box 164, Ithaca, NY 14851

Goods & Services Donation:

The Advocacy Center accepts donations of goods and services on a case by case basis.  Please call our office at 607-277-3203 for more information.

Smartphone Donation:

Want to put your old smartphone to good use? Donate it to us, even if it’s broken! We can recycle broken phones and receive a donation for it’s value and working phones with chargers can be distributed to clients as an emergency 911 phone. By donating your used smartphone you provide a vital tool for safety for many of our clients. Please call our office, 607-277-3203, to make plans to drop off a phone.

Host an Event:

Are you interested in organizing and hosting an event that to raise awareness of domestic and sexual violence or raise funds for the Advocacy Center?

  • Fundraising:
    If your group or organization interested in hosting a fundraising event for the Advocacy Center please fill out our Fundraiser Agreement  and a staff member will be in touch with you soon! Thank you for your interest in supporting our work in Tompkins County.
  • Clothesline Project:
    The Clothesline Project is a collection of t-shirts designed by local survivors of domestic and sexual violence that provide a powerful testimony to the impact of abuse in our community.  Please contact our education department ( events@theadvocacycenter.org) for more information or if you would like to show part of our collection at your school, workplace or community center.
  • Film Screening or Awareness Event:
    Are you interested in hosting a film screening or awareness event? Please contact our education department (info@theadvocacycenter.org) and someone will follow up with you soon.
  • Other Type of Event:
    Please call our office, 607-277-3203 or email us at info@theadvocacycenter.org for more information.