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Every dollar makes a difference!  When you give to United Way, you're raising your hand as a change maker, helping us create a community where all people thrive. Your gift to United Way of Freeborn County will helps us address the challenges no one can solve alone. Donations are invested in programs providing greater access to education, jobs and basic human services. United Way of Freeborn County envisions a world where all children receive quality education, where the cycle of poverty ends and pathways to a brighter tomorrow are available for everyone. You can make a difference right now by making a tax-deductible gift via your credit card. 

CLICK HERE TO PROCESS YOUR GIFT VIA CREDIT CARD 

You may also call our office at 507-373-8670 to process your credit card payment over the phone. 

 

Additional Ways to Give: 

When you give to United Way, you're raising your hand as a change maker, helping us create a community where all people thrive. Your gift to United Way of Freeborn County will helps us address the challenges no one can solve alone. United Way offers a variety of options for donors to support our work, whether through your employer, online, planned giving, shopping through AmazonSmile and more. Find out which method of giving is best for you.

 

 

 

 

 

 

More than 60 percent of our funds are raised during workplace campaigns through payroll deductions. If your company does not participate in a Workplace Campaign, please contact your Human Resources Department to ask if payroll deduction is available.
Have a workplace campaign and you're looking for your company's virtual pledge card? Each company has an individual link to their customized pledge card. Contact your company's United Way ambassador or contact our office at 507-373-8670 or via email at uwfc@unitedwayfc.org to receive that link. 

If you would prefer to drop it off in person, our office is located at 2610 YH Hanson, Albert Lea, MN 56007.
We are located on the south side of the building, in the very center. This fall, look for our mums on either side of our doorway! 
It's best to call ahead at 507-373-8670, but generally we try to have someone available from 8-5 Monday through Wednesday.

 

 

Click here to donate via credit card
or call our office at 507-373-8670 to give a credit card over the phone.

Want to let your family and friends know how much you support your community through United Way? Start a personal fundraising campaign to share your enthusiasm and ask others to join the cause. Personal fundraising campaigns are also a great way to honor a loved one.

 

Need an example? The popular food truck Peppered Cow once hosted a "United Way Chili Dog", sharing the profits with United Way on that particular day. 
It's a great way to encourage people to show a little local love by shopping local and giving local! 

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Honor a loved one or respected colleague through an honor or memorial gift. Such gifts not only show thoughtfulness and consideration for the individual and their family, but also help make our region a better place through United Way. 

Want to get started right away? Make your gift online and check the box "Yes, this is an honor or memorial gift," email details of your gift to Ruth Delano at ruth@unitedwayfc.org. You can also start a personal fundraising page in honor or memoriam.

Below is some sample wording for an obituary:

In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made to United Way. Checks should be payable to United Way of Freeborn County and mailed to PO Box 686, Albert Lea, MN 56007.  Please include a note stating your gift is in memory of [name].

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. Planned giving options include charitable gift annuity, charitable remainder trust, memorial and tribute gifts, charitable lead trust, bequests, beneficiary designations, life insurance or United Way Life. Endowment builds the capacity to ensure that our community is a caring and safe place where children thrive, adults and families succeed and basic needs are maintained.  

The legal name to use in gift-planning transactions is United Way of Freeborn County Inc. Our Federal Tax ID number is 41-0956396

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. Planned giving options include charitable gift annuity, charitable remainder trust, memorial and tribute gifts, charitable lead trust, bequests, beneficiary designations, life insurance or United Way Life. Endowment builds the capacity to ensure that our community is a caring and safe place where children thrive, adults and families succeed and basic needs are maintained.  

The legal name to use in gift-planning transactions is United Way of Freeborn County Inc. Our Federal Tax ID number is 41-0956396