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Townsend Harris Alumni Association

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. In addition, dues paying members receive many discounts on entertainment and scholastic preparation services Read more

Annual Dues

Membership dues are collected annually. We are now in the 2019 dues period. If you have any questions about whether your dues have been paid, please e-mail
            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
If you wish to pay your dues on-line, please click here. We accept American Express, Mastercard, Visa and Discover Card as well as Paypal. You can also send via Venmo: @townsendharris.


Additional voluntary contributions to support the school and scholarship programs are always welcome. We depend on your support to fulfill our purposes, such as supporting various school activities, enhancing school programs, awarding scholarships to students, and maintaining alumni communications and programs. Your support will help us enhance academic programs, assist school teams, clubs and activities, and provide scholarships to deserving students. Donors may contribute several ways:

If you wish to make a contribution on-line, please click here.

By Mail:
You may send a check payable to "Townsend Harris Alumni Association" to:

Townsend Harris Alumni Association
P.O. Box 1422
New York, New York 10113

If you wish to direct the contribution for a specific purpose, please remember to include a note in the envelope.

By Phone:
If you wish to make a contribution via phone, you can email us at or leave us a voicemail at (718) 793-0441 and we will get back to you promptly so that we can take your contribution verbally.

Contributions of Securities
Contributing appreciated securities is an excellent way of contributing in a tax-efficient way. The Alumni Association is equipped to handle such contributions. Please contact us at or (718) 793-0441 to discuss a contribution of securities.

Contributions to the Alumni Association are tax deductible as the Alumni Association is a not-for-profit organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

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. Please email our treasurer, Craig L. Slutzkin '91 at 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.