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Alice Day 2020 Thank You
Illustration by Andrew Ogus

I am delighted and pleased to announce that we exceeded our goal of 50 donors! Fifty-one people contributed to Alice Day & our 1st Annual LCSNA Giving Day. The total gifts were: $6,401.75.

We need your support to meet the ambitious goals of the Lewis Carroll Society of North America—programs, publications, and promotions of the man and his works that require funding well beyond that generated by membership dues.

The smiles and pleasures the Alice books and other works of Lewis Carroll bring to the world will continue far beyond these challenging days. With your support, the LCSNA will be enabled to support activities relating to Carroll and Alice and their worlds.

Yes, I want to be a friend and provide needed support. Please designate my fully tax-deductible contribution as follows.

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Please make your check payable to “LCSNA” and mail it to the Secretary:

Lewis Carroll Society of North America
2578 Broadway, #556
New York, NY 10025-8844

For Estate and non-cash donations, please contact the LCSNA Secretary.

Thank you to our 2020 Friends of the Lewis Carroll Society of North America.

We depend on your generosity for programs and publications.

About the Funds

Maxine and David Schaefer Memorial Children’s Fund

In honor of two of the founding members of the LCSNA, Maxine and David Schaefer, money contributed to the fund is used for a literary outreach program for children. Twice yearly, in conjunction with an LCSNA meeting, members present a reading from either Alice’s Adventure’s in Wonderland or Through the Looking-Glass books at a local elementary school, and then facilitate a lively question & answer session with the students. Learn more...

Stan Marx Memorial Fund

The Stan Marx Memorial Fund was established in the name of the founder and initial driving force of the LCSNA. The money is used to sponsor continuing study of Lewis Carroll, supporting travel, research, scholarly presentations and publications.

USC Wonderland Award

The University of Southern California (USC) Wonderland Award is part of an annual multidisciplinary competition, open to students from all California universities, who transform the life and writing of Lewis Carroll into new creative and scholarly works. Since 2005, approximately 500 students from 20 universities have submitted short stories, film and screenplays, animation pieces, games, novellas, essays, book art, performance installations, art and art installations, and “curiosities.” Four volumes of student work have been published by the USC Doheny Library. The LCSNA funds the 1st prize winner with a cash award.

General Operations Fund

This fund helps us pay for operational expenses like meeting rooms, speaker honoraria, publications, and the other day-to-day business expenses we incur in the course of keeping the LCSNA running smoothly. This fund is easily overlooked, but we can’t do without it!

Make a Planned Gift

Every donation, large and small, secures the future of the Society and its work.

Consider making a Bequest:  Pledge a fixed amount or a percentage of your estate.
Donate using your Life Insurance by making the LCSNA your beneficiary.

Donation FAQ

The Lewis Carroll Society of North America is a nonprofit, tax-exempt charitable organization (EIN# 13-2904564) under Section 501(c)(3) of the US Internal Revenue Code. Donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowable under the law.