ways to give

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There are many ways to give. When you donate to United Way of Delaware, you help support us and other community organizations who are fighting for better on the front lines.Explore the different ways you can become a financial partner today!


Giving to causes that mean the most to you has never been easier with our “text-to-give” option. Simply send a text message to 41444 with the text “UWDE2023”, and you’ll receive a link to complete your donation.


Mobilizing your workforce for good has never easier with our Workplace Campaign Toolkit and UChoose Corporate Giving Portal. Get in touch with your UWDE Giving Officer today to join the fight.


We know it’s important to your company that you help drive large-scale change in the community. By becoming a corporate giving partner, your company’s donation process will be easy and flexible. Contact our Giving Officers today to learn more.


The Corporate Giving Fund allows you to direct your charitable contributions to any local or national 501(c)(3). It’s a simple way to consolidate all of your charitable giving. You can elect to donate by check, credit card, or choose to be billed quarterly.

Once your account is established, you will receive a username and password in order to access our online donations management system. You will have the ability to authorize disbursements of any amount to any qualified charity using this online system.

You will receive one tax receipt for all donations within a calendar year. Also, using the online donations management system, you will have access to a record of donations made for the current year as well as previous years.

United Way of Delaware (UWDE) will manage, track, and disburse your donations. Each time you make a donation, UWDE will send a letter on your behalf along with the check.


Help keep Delaware’s most effective community impact organization strong for the future. Meet your financial and estate planning needs, while improving lives in Delaware and Salem County (NJ). Make your mark. Explore planned giving and endowment options today.


Through planned giving and endowment options, you can ensure the work of Delaware’s most effective community impact organization goes on into the future while meeting your needs for financial and estate planning today. Do you want to honor a loved one with a meaningful gift that will serve others? Endowment gifts are a great option. Legacy gifts may be made in honor of a named individual or group and support the work of United Way of Delaware. Planned giving and endowment options include bequests in wills, retirement plans, insurance policies, gifts of stock, and charitable gift annuities. There are potential tax savings donors (Please contact a tax professional for more information). To learn more about planned giving, reach out to us through the contact page.


Do you want to honor a loved one by making a donation to the community in their honor? If so, then legacy gifts are a great option. Legacy gifts may be made in honor of a named individual or group. Funds go directly towards supporting the work of United Way of Delaware in the community.


If you prefer sending your donation by mail, you can. Simply send your gift to our main officer located at:

Mailing Address:

United Way of Delaware
The Linden Building, Third Floor
625 North Orange Street
Wilmington, DE 19801


By donating stocks, bonds, or mutual funds to the United Way of Delaware, individuals can make a significant impact in the community while taking advantage of potential tax benefits. Gifting investments gives you a unique opportunity to support vital programs and services, an impact that will be felt by neighbors for years to come.


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