Give to United Way


Thank You for Choosing to Give

We’re so grateful that you’ve chosen to give to United Way and support our mission to create real change in every community we touch. Below you’ll find a number of ways to give, so please choose whichever option is best for you and the kind of impact you’d like to make.

ensures two families can enjoy Thanksgiving meals

funds summer learning and enrichment programs for 4 elementary school children

provides training in social and emotional development

provides emergency support to prevent two families from being evicted


Your gift fuels the work we do and creates lasting change.



You can also send a check to the following address:

United Way of Massachusetts Bay, Inc., P.O. Box 412866, Boston, MA 02241-2866


Our Leadership Societies — The Beacon Society (annual giving between $1,000 and $9,999) and The Tocqueville Society (annual giving of $10,000 or more) — are made up of community and business leaders who are passionate about changing lives, committed to creating action, and dedicated to bringing together the expertise and resources that get results. They takes on the biggest challenges of our region, including empowering families to lift themselves out of poverty, ensuring high school graduation, and giving every child a chance to succeed in school.


Community Investment Tax Credit

The Community Investment Tax Credit Program (CITC) offers individuals, corporations, and nonprofit institutions the opportunity to obtain a 50% refundable Massachusetts state tax credit and up to a 35% standard federal tax deduction (depending on your tax bracket and how you file) while investing in the economic development of the communities that need help most.


Looking for a different way to give?  Please consider these other giving opportunities:


When you include United Way in your estate planning, you are leaving a legacy of hope and making a lasting change in the lives of future generations. Leaving a planned gift is a meaningful way to both make an expression of your values and realize significant financial, tax, and estate planning benefits. The process is simple, but the impact will be felt for generations to come. We are happy to work with you, your family, and your advisers on a confidential basis to ensure all your needs are met.



There are a number of ways to give that fall outside of a simple one-time donation, including donor advised funds, honorary/memorial gifts, securities, and IRA rollover gifts. They allow for continued or specialized giving ensuring your impact is felt for years to come.



United Way of Mass Bay accepts in-kind donations of items, such as home and office furniture, clothing, canned goods, and more. We work with partner agencies to match in-kind donations to a current need. You can submit a request for an in-kind donation below.