Support the Museum Continue the Legacy - Become a Friend of Lee Chapel

Lee Chapel and Museum is pleased to offer memberships in The Friends of Lee Chapel to anyone who wishes to support the mission of the site. Your donations will continue the legacy of innovation as we aspire to follow in the footsteps of Lee by promoting the values of learning and the virtues of honor, character, leadership and social responsibility demonstrated by both Robert E. Lee and George Washington.

You can become a member by donating just $25.00.

Members have the option of choosing three funds:

  • The Lee Chapel Endowment: Your support will provide educational opportunities for schoolchildren, college students and adults through lectures, tours, exhibits and outreach programs.
  • The Collections and Conservation Fund: Your support will help protect, preserve and expand the Lee Chapel collection of Washington and Lee artifacts that are so vital to telling our story.
  • The General Fund: Your support will be used for current projects covering maintenance, upgrades of equipment and software, staffing needs, or other immediate needs.

Memberships are provided at four different levels:

Basic Membership

  • Individual: $25.00
  • Joint (2 Adults): $45.00
  • Family: (2 adults and any children who reside at the same address) $60.00

Basic Membership Benefits

  • Membership cards for each member
  • 10% off selected merchandise in the Museum Shop
  • Subscription to quarterly e-newsletter
  • Members' Programs

Engineer: $100-$499

  • All Basic Member Benefits
  • Thank-you gift

General: $500-$999

  • All Basic Member benefits + Engineer Member benefits
  • 15% off selected merchandise in the Museum Shop
  • Thank you gift

President: $1,000+

  • All Basic Member benefits + General Member benefits
  • Thank you gift

How Do I Become a Member of the Friends of Lee Chapel?

You can make your gift by:

  • donating online using our secure website to support Lee Chapel, or
  • mailing a check payable to Washington and Lee University to:
    Friends of Lee Chapel
    Washington and Lee University
    204 W. Washington St.
    Lexington, VA 24450-2116
    making sure to include which fund you prefer on your check, or
  • calling us and make your donation by credit card at 540.458.8410.

Thank you for your support!