How do I designate my gift?

  • Log into the donation platform, and click Specify My Gift.
  • Select your donation amount and payment type, then click Confirm & Continue. The pointer finger buttons at the bottom of the page also move you forward or back.
  • There are five ways to direct your donation:
    • Invest in the area of greatest need by contributing to your local United Way
    • Focus Area: Give to the predefined impact areas at your local United Way
    • Another Nonprofit: Give to a single nonprofit
    • Another United Way: Give to a United Way other than your local United Way
    • Split My Donation: Give to multiple non-profit agencies and/or United Ways
  • Follow the prompts on each page to indicate the organization you wish to support. Begin typing the name of an organization to see a drop-down list of known organizations. If you do not see your preferred organization, click “Don’t see what you’re looking for?” to bring up a write-in box; enter the name and address of your preferred organization.
  • After making your designations, click Confirm & Continue to proceed to the Contact Information page.
  • Complete your contact information, then click Confirm & Continue.
  • Review your donation carefully. Click the back pointer finger to make changes.
  • Click Submit My Donation to make your pledge. You will receive a receipt via email.