annual dues gifts benefit

When you support the Townsend Harris Alumni Association, you support the dreams of our students, who come to us from every neighborhood in New York City. Nearly all annual dues and voluntary gifts to the Alumni Association are restricted for scholarship or to support specific programs and activities at the High School including athletics, drama, music, publications, computer and technology, Queens College classes for seniors, and much more to allow us to be the very best.
Membership dues are collected each year. We are now in the 2016 dues period. If you have any questions about whether your dues have been paid, please e-mail the Treasurer.
  • Graduation year: Your dues are included in your Senior Fees.
    You are automatically enrolled as a member of the association
  • First four years after graduation:
    $10 per calendar year
  • All subsequent years: $30 per calendar year

Gifts That Create A Legacy

Additional voluntary contributions to support the school and scholarship programs are always welcome. To find out about the $2 million Townsend Harris Forever! campaign, which is now underway please click here.

Planned giving also is a unique philanthropic tool that allows you to promote Townsend Harris High School’s continued excellence while also fulfilling your own financial objectives. Click on the links below to learn about the many ways in which you can leave a positive legacy to the High School that will shine on into the future.

Membership comes with rewards!

Dues paying members of the Townsend Harris Alumni Association can receive discounts to numerous programs, including the PLUM BENEFITS program, where you receive the best of Broadway, sports, family events, concerts and more, the Stanley Kaplan family of standardized test preparation and Zip Cars, the world’s largest car sharing and car club service.

Zip Car

Special Rates for Townsend Harris Alumni Association Members:


• Discounted Hourly Rate: $9.50
• Business Day Rate (7am-7pm): $64
• 24-Hour Day Rate: $74

All rates include gas, insurance, and 180 miles/day ($0.45/mile thereafter). These special rates cover all vehicles except BMWs and convertibles. Weekend rates range depending on metro and length of reservation.

Plum Benefits

Plum Benefits is an entertainment benefit. We provide a resource for your alumni to discounted offers and VIP access to live entertainment in the New York and Las Vegas areas; Sports, Theater, Restaurants, Theme Parks, and more. About 100 offers each month. Paying alumni members will receive a code which will enable them to sign up for free, and will immediately receive all of the benefits affording to employees of many of the largest companies in the country.

Want to see examples of what you can save on? Just click here.

Stanley Kaplan

Stanley Kaplan is proud to offer paid members of the Townsend Harris Alumni Association, their significant others and their children the opportunity to save on private tutoring as well as for classroom instruction for the PSAT, SAT and ACT examinations. Kaplan tutors are selected for their academic expertise, educational experience and ability to engage kids. Kaplan work with you to find the most convenient tutoring schedule for you and your child.

Paid members will receive a 10% discount towards any Kaplan course. Special private tutoring rates for paid members are as follows:

• 16 hours private tutoring: $1,520
• 32 hours private tutoring: $2,880
• 48 hours private tutoring: $3,840

How To Receive These Discounts….

To pay your 2016 dues, please click here.

If you are a member and wish to start receiving these benefits,
please click here