Over the last 100 years, our local United Way has raised more than $500 million to fight poverty in the region and help families succeed. Join our mission today with a donation that ensures together we reach our shared goal of ending poverty in our region.

$10/month: Two books for a child for each month of the school year – to spark the joy of reading
$25/month: A digital literacy training session
$50/month: Support for a foster youth as they transition out of foster care
$80/month: Year-long literacy support to help students stay on track
$100/month: Leadership experience for a teen to provide academic activities for kids
$565/year: Tax assistance to 10 low-moderate income families
$1600/year: Investment in a family in our Guaranteed Income Program

Need more information? Take a look below for the many ways you can give…

No matter the size, your gift will make a critical difference for others within your community.

Make a general donation today & allow us to direct it to the most pressing need, or make a designation to one of the following focus areas:

  • 100th Anniversary: Helping Kids Excel in School
    • A quality education helps children develop the social, emotional and cognitive skills that lay the foundation for a more fulfilling and stable life.
    • Help us reach our 100 Year Anniversary Goal of raising $3 million to help 10,000 Kids Excel in School by 2025!
  • Investing in Families
    • Investment programs focused on families help reduce debt, build savings, and promote sustainable financial stability.
  • Strengthening Schools
    • Applying systemic solutions to address individual student needs provides whole child support, strengthens families and improves overall community health. 
  • Action Groups
    • Join a spirited group of like-minded individuals who come together in support of a specific United Way program.
      • Women United (WU): Foster Youth (Annual donation totaling $350 or more)
        • WU is dedicated to ensuring local foster youth have the resources they need to excel in school and be successful adults.
      • Young Leaders Society (YLS): Digital Equity (Annual donation totaling $100 or more)
        • YLS creates opportunities for young professionals to make a difference and become leaders in the community.

Join pioneers in industry, civic leaders and ambassadors for change who give generously of their time and resources. Choose the level that fits your philanthropic goals and help change the lives of children and families.

Give $1,000 or more annually and gain access to exclusive events, priority registration and seating at events, and more. Plus, annual donations totaling $10,000 or more automatically makes you a special member of our Tocqueville Society.

Conduct a Workplace Giving Campaign to meet the charitable interests of your employees, or run a Round-Up Campaign to support the community with spare change.

Become an event or program sponsor and help us in our commitment to end poverty in the Capital Region.