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Your Gift Will Help Neighbors Overcome Barriers Today

Through donor support, Adelita accessed critical services and housing assistance through our 211 Bay Area Helpline. Adelita is a community college student, and dedicated mother, studying to have a better life.

Your immediate contribution means resources will be available for Adelita, and others like her, to meet their essential needs. Your donation can ensure they receive the support they need to thrive.

Please make a gift to support programs like 211 and help your Bay Area neighbors.

Donate today to help build a better Bay Area


Hundreds of times a day, neighbors reach out to us. Your generosity helps us to respond with urgent, effective, life-changing programs and services—to break the cycle of poverty & help people lead a better life!


As a donor, board member, and Women United council member, I have been deeply impressed by United Way Bay Area’s stewardship of contributions. I have witnessed firsthand how we transform financial support into tangible, lasting impact for Bay Area residents.

Michelle Branch 
Board Director - United Way Bay Area
Women United council member, Principal and Founder Branch Law Group  

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Your Gift Changes Lives
Your donations will stay in the Bay Area and will help us fight Bay Area Poverty.

View our impact made possible through generous donors.


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649,437 individuals served across 8 counties
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$53,289,926 in tax returns accessed across our service region
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Through our programs we have served over 4.4 million pounds of food to our community members

Give Confidently

United Way Bay Area has earned Guidestar’s Platinum Seal of Transparency.
Charity Navigator, the world's largest and most trusted nonprofit evaluator, recognized United Way Bay Area with its Four Star rating.


Other Ways to Give

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Stocks and Bonds

Donating appreciated securities, including stocks or bonds, is an easy and tax-effective way for you to make a gift to our organization.

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Real Estate

Donating appreciated real estate, such as a home, vacation property, undeveloped land, farmland, ranch or commercial property can make a great gift to

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Retirement Assets

Donating part or all of your unused retirement assets such as a gift from you IRA, 401(k), 403(b), pension or other tax-deferred plans.

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A gift of cash is a simple and easy way for you to make a gift.

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Gifts of Insurance

A gift of your life insurance policy is an excellent way to make a gift to charity.

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Make checks payable to United Way Bay Area.

Mail to:

United Way Bay Area
P.O. Box 741478
Los Angeles, CA 90074-1478