For Individuals

Harvesting Hope - flippedBelow are a variety of ways you can give and make an impact. Every gift helps and is very much appreciated.

DONATE ONLINE OR VIA MAIL:

We accept all credit cards through our online processor. If you would like to mail in a check please make it out to "United Way of Central Washington" and address it to 116 S. 4th Street, Yakima, WA 98901. Donate today...

COMMUNITY BUILDER (Monthly giving)

Become a Community Builder and support on an ongoing basis. A monthly gift to United Way of Central Washington is an easy and flexible way to support our programs without making a lump sum donation.  As a monthly donor, you’ll receive  updates about the life-changing programs your contribution helps support, as well as invitations to annual events. Learn more...

PLANNED GIVING

Planned gifts allow donors to leave a legacy and make a perpetual investment in the financial security, youth success and health access of families and individuals in the Mercer County area. Your foresight and generosity will have a lasting impact for generations to come.

Bequests (Will)

Name United Way of Central Washington, as a beneficiary on your will. Having a will is one of the most important steps you can take for yourself and your family. United Way has partnered with FreeWill to give you a free, easy way to write your legally valid will. The service is 100% free and it takes 20 minutes to complete a will. You can also use the tools to begin your plans before seeing a lawyer. Learn more here...

Qualified charitable distributions (or charitable IRA rollover gifts)

Make a Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) through an IRA: Any taxpayer that is 70.5 or older with a traditional IRA can give a tax-free gift called a QCD to the United Way of Central Washington. These gifts can be made whether or not you itemize, and reduce your future tax burden. Even in a year without a Required Minimum Distribution (RMD), this may be your smartest giving option to reduce your future RMDs. Start your QCD today. Learn more here...

STOCK DONATIONS

Make a gift of Appreciated Assets: Giving a gift of long-term appreciated assets, such as publicly-traded securities, real estate, and personal property, can be beneficial to you and the United Way of Central Washington. You may avoid a capital gains tax on the appreciation you have realized which results in a gift that is greater in value than its cost to you. Start your gift of stock. Learn more here...

PILLARS LEADERSHIP CLUB

Individuals or couples who contribute $1,200-$9,999 annually to United Way of Central Washington become members of the Pillars Club. Pillars Leadership donors are invited to annual events and recognized at the appropriate giving level. Learn more...

TOCQUEVILLE DONATION

Individuals or couples who contribute $10,000+ annually to United Way of Central Washington become members of the Alexis de Tocqueville Society.
 
Tocqueville Society membership benefits include exclusive invitations to local and national events where you can learn, network and socialize. Members also receive special recognition in Tocqueville Society listings based on giving level. Learn more... 

TRIBUTES – HONORS AND MEMORIALS

A tribute gift honors and recognizes people close to you while showing your support for United Way of Central Washington. Make a “tribute” for a special occasion.

AMAZON SMILE

AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as Amazon.com. The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to United Way of Greater Mercer County. To participate...

JUST GIVING

As an American Express cardholder, you can make donations that are tax-deductible and you'll receive an e-mail receipt for your records. Choose multiple ways to donate with your AmEx card such as: donate dollars with your American Express Card, redeem Membership Rewards® points to make a donation, set up a recurring donation or spread your donation out over the year. To participate...

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:

Barbara Kinmark-Gurney at Barbara@uwcw.org or (509)248-1557