Give to Densho

Densho’s public online platform and digital materials are needed now more than ever. If you value the work we do here at Densho, please consider making a tax-deductible financial contribution.

Giving Options

Give online now via our secure PayPal site.





Or to make your gift by mail, please print and fill out our contribution form and send a check or credit card payment to us at: Densho / 1416 S. Jackson Street / Seattle, WA 98144. If you are unable to download and print the contribution form, please include with your check your mailing address, phone number, and the name you wish to be credited for the donation.

Densho is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, tax number 91-2164150.
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2020 Summer Appeal

Make a donation of $125 or more by August 31st and we’ll send you one premium gift; donate $250 or more and we’ll send you both! If you give through PayPal, you will be directed to an online gift form upon completing the donation.

Premium One: Everything She Touched: The Life of Ruth Asawa
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Everything She Touched recounts the incredible life of Japanese American sculptor Ruth Asawa, a woman who wielded imagination and hope in the face of intolerance and who transformed everything she touched into art. This new biography presents a complex and fascinating portrait of the artist, including over 60 reproductions of Asawa’s art and archival photos. (Hardcover, 224 pp)
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Premium Two:  Amache/Granada Commemorative Pin
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This custom enamel pin is styled after a silkscreen print of Amache/Granada’s iconic water tower. From 1943-1945, Japanese Americans incarcerated at Amache/Granada ran a silkscreen shop that produced thousands of posters, prints, calendars, holiday cards, and more for their fellow inmates. This is the second in our exclusive series of pins representing each of the ten main concentration camps where Japanese Americans were held during WWII, designed by artist Kiku Hughes.

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Call or Email Us

To make a credit card donation by phone please call us at (206) 320-0095. You can also write to Dana Hoshide at dana.hoshide@densho.org to request more information. For your protection, please do not email credit card information.

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More Ways to Give

Make a Monthly Donation

Pledging a monthly contribution is an excellent means of sustaining support. Pledge now.

Planned Giving

Please consider supporting Densho’s long-term vision and reach upcoming generations. The Densho Legacy Circle honors persons who have chosen to allocate future gifts to Densho through their estate or financial plans. Joining Densho’s Legacy Circle will give you the immediate satisfaction of knowing your gift will live on and enable Densho to continue its mission. Learn more.

Take Advantage of Employer Matching

The power of your charitable gift could be doubled. Many companies encourage philanthropy by matching or multiplying their employees’ gifts. Check with your employer’s Human Resources Department to see if your gift qualifies for a match. To learn more, please contact Danielle Higa to discuss in-kind gift options: (206) 320-0095 x102 or danielle.higa@densho.org.

Donate Stock

By contributing appreciated stocks or other assets, you can realize significant tax savings. Learn more.

Offer an In-Kind Gift

Gifts of goods and services help us achieve our vision to educate all Americans and inspire them to act in defense of liberty and the highest values of our country. We are indebted to professionals and community members who donate their skills. To learn more, please contact Danielle Higa to discuss in-kind gift options: (206) 320-0095 x102 or danielle.higa@densho.org

Make a Tribute Gift

A tribute gift offers you a thoughtful way to celebrate and honor a special person or occasion while contributing to Densho’s mission to preserve and share the history of the WWII incarceration of Japanese Americans to promote equity and justice today. To learn more, please contact Danielle Higa to discuss in-kind gift options: (206) 320-0095 x102 or danielle.higa@densho.org.

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