When you give to United Way, you help change lives!
United Way focuses on providing the building blocks for a good life: Basic Needs, Education, Health and Income. With one gift, of any amount, you can effectively help the whole community. You can expect that your contribution will yield measurable results.
It's easy to improve lives in Olmsted County by making a gift online: www.uwolmsted.org/donate
The Caring Club® is a program created to serve as a thank you to donors who give at a set minimum level to the LIVE UNITED Community Fund. Read more.
Leaders in Giving
Leadership givers are ordinary people who do extraordinary things with a gift of $500 or more given to enrich the quality of our community. Read more.
You are a Loyal Contributor (LC) if you have been giving to United Way for 10 years or more in any community. Read more.
Planned Giving and Endowment
Planned gifts are made by anyone, at any age, at any income level. Your planned gift to United Way is part of your overall estate and financial plans. Your planned gift ensures that United Way carries on your legacy of doing good by helping to fulfill our mission into the future. Information on Planned Giving and Endowment. Read more.
Giving stock instead of cash can have many benefits for you. Most important, you avoid the capital gains tax you would normally pay. Read more. on how to give stock.
Donor Designation Policy
As a service to our donors, United Way of Olmsted County will process contributions designated by the donor to a specific agency. United Way will forward your contribution to the chosen organization. However, unlike gifts made to United Way’s LIVE UNITED Community Fund or targeted to one of United Way’s four focus areas, United Way cannot guarantee how these funds will be used or provide oversight to report measurable results. Read more.
IRA Charitable Rollover
Congress has permanently extended the IRA Charitable Rollover. Please consider making a gift of IRA assets to United Way. Learn more.