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When you give to United Way, your contribution improves the quality of life for individuals, families and children in our community. Your contribution helps United Way and our community partners identify the root causes to some of our community's most pressing concerns and fund solutions to eliminate or alleviate those concerns.

We offer a variety of options for donors to support our work, whether through your employer, this website, planned giving or a donation of stock. Find out which method of giving is best for you. United Way is a 501(c)3 and all gifts are tax deductible.

Cash or Check

  • Gifts of cash can be dropped off in a sealed envelope at the United Way office, located at 215 W. 6th St. in Dubuque. A pledge form is available on our Donate page located here.
  • Checks can be made payable to United Way of Dubuque Area Tri-States and mailed or delivered to the address above.

Credit Card

  • Donors can set up one-time or recurring credit card donations in person, over the phone or through this website by clicking here.

Workplace Campaigns

  • Many employers in our community support United Way's efforts through an employee campaign. Time frames for these camaigns vary. The easiest way to find out if your employer runs a workplace campaign is to contact your human resources office. Most often employees are given an opportunity to sign up for payroll deduction or make outright gifts to United Way.

Gifts of Stock

  • If you would like to make a gift of stock, we ask that you call our office at 563.588.1415 x. 17.

Planned Giving

  • Please consider including United Way of Dubuque Area Tri-States in your will. For more information on planned giving options, contact United Way directly at 563.588.1415.

Leadership Giving

United Way recognizes the important role leadership giving plays in our organization. Recognition socities are one small way we recognize corporate and individual support of United Way and commitment to advancing the common good in our community. United Way of Dubuque Area Tri-States has two recognition socities to honor corporate and individual leadership giving. A full listing of last year's leadership donors can be found here.

United Way Corporate Recognition
Recognizing corporate contributions of $500 or more.

Diamond Level - $25,000 or more
Platinum Level - $10,000-$24,999
Gold Level - $5,000-$9,999
Silver Level - $1,500-$4,999
Bronze Level - $500-$1,499

United Way Leadership Circle

Recognizing individual and household contributions of $500 or more.

Alexis de Tocqueville Society* - $10,000 or more
Chairperson's Circle - $5,000-$9,999
President's Circle - $1,500-$4,999
Director's Circle - $500-$1,499
Women United - $500 or more
Young Leaders' Society - $250 or more
Legacy Society - Lifetime giving of $100,000 or notified United Way of a bequest
Loyal Donor - Donors giving 5 or more years

*The United Way Tocqueville Society recognizes local philanthropic leaders and volunteer champions who have devoted time, talent and funds to create long-lasting changes by tackling our communities' most serious issues.

We are truly thankful for you donation!

Thank you for your investment in our community through a gift to United Way. For tax purposes, you will need a copy of your check, pay stub, W-2 or other employer document showingthe amount of the payroll deductions withheld and paid to United Way. Consult your tax advisor for more information. United Way of Dubuque Area Tri-States honors the privacy of donors. Financial information about this organization and a copy of our 990 are available on our website at www.DBQUnitedWay.org.