There are many ways to give to the United Way and make a difference in the lives of people in Northeast Missouri:
- Payroll deduction through your employer
- A personal donation of cash or check (Contact us)
- A bequest or legacy plan
- DONATE ONLINE with PayPal
If your gift is $1000 or more, you will automatically become a member of our "Leadership Giving Circle"
The United Way of the Mark Twain Area offers reciprocity with other United Ways across the country. If you wish, you may designate your gift to our campaign to the United Way of your choice. Your gift will not be subject to handling fees.
The United Way of the Mark Twain Area uses PayPal to receive donations. Paypal provides the world's first instant and secure online payment service. With PayPal, individuals and businesses can send and receive payments through the Internet. This revolutionary new service provides a safer, faster, easier, and cheaper way to move money in today's digital economy.Here's how you can help
Every dollar you donate makes a big impact on the support the United Way can provide to local charities. For example, did you know that:
- $1 per week provides tutorial assistance for a child in an after-school program.
- $1 per week will teach two hundred children to be safely "home alone."
- $2 per week provides four weeks of quality summer programs for a young girl
- $3 per week will provide school clothing for a needy child or a month's worth of required medications for an elderly client
- $3 per week coordinates the work of five hundred volunteers at local community agencies
- $4 per week allows a physically or mentally challenged individual to acquire job readiness skills
- $7 per week provides emergency disaster assistance to a family devastated by fire or tornado
- $9 per week will provide a "values and character" curriculum to five hundred at-risk youths
- $10 per week will feed someone who is ill or frail a hot meal five days a week for six months
There are many other ways in which your generous contribution will enrich and enhance the lives of those requiring our assistance. Helping the United Way fulfill the dreams of others is a tremendous opportunity to make a difference. Please donate and feel proud knowing that you matter in the lives of others!