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My Gift of Hope

When you give to United Way this holiday season, you gift hope to your neighbors in need.

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This year has been tough for many of us. Your gift offers hope to our neighbors and friends who need it most. If you can, please gift hope today.


Before year-end, YOU can…

Help a family stay in their home

  • $50 helps a family keep their heat on this winter

  • $250 prevents 6 people from being evicted

  • $500 helps cover a rent or mortgage payment for someone impacted by COVID-19

Make sure children and adults receive quality health care

  • $25 provides 1 pediatric oral exam.

  • $50 covers medication costs for someone who is sick

  • $500 provides at-home care for someone who has long-term health impacts

Help someone access mental health services

  • $25 provides 1 group therapy session for shelter clients.

  • $50 provides a month of behavioral health treatment for someone struggling

Provide food for someone

  • $25 feeds 19 people

  • $50 provides more than 300 pounds of food for a pantry

  • $250 provides 2,600 meals

Help an adult find employment and achieve stability

  • $25 provides materials for an adult enrolled in an “English as a Second Language” class.

  • $100 provides 2 semesters of GED classes for someone working to graduate

  • $500 provides a new computer for someone in need of work to find and apply for jobs and work remotely

Help a local student learn vital life skills

  • $50 provides homework supplies for 10 children

  • $250 provides 25 virtual tutoring sessions for students who are behind

  • $500 provides internet access for 30 students for an entire year

Support a survivor of domestic violence

  • $50 provides a toiletry kit for survivors who have to leave their belongings behind while fleeing abuse

  • $500 covers two weeks of shelter and support services for someone experiencing domestic violence

Help a parent be successful

  • $25 provides a hair brush, book and hygiene kit to help establish a child’s nighttime routine.

  • $50 provides 13 age-appropriate books for a student


Giving Option Information

  1. Online. Please donate through the donation form on this page. You can also give online by texting MYGIFTOFHOPE to 41444.
  2. Checks or cash. You can mail a check or cash to our office at 2201 Farnam St., Ste. 200, Omaha, NE, 68102. Please call 402-342-8232 or email support@uwmidlands.org if you have questions. Our office is closed December 24th through January 1st.
  3. Gift in Stocks. Make your gift sustainable through your stock portfolio. United Way of the Midlands uses StockCross Financial to process stock contributions. To give securities, please visit our Stock Contributions page.
  4. All donations to United Way of the Midlands are tax-deductible as allowed by law. For donations made online, you will receive a confirmation email. For gifts made over $250, you will receive a thank you letter in the mail. Both serve as a receipt for your tax-deductible contribution.
  5. Please reach out to your tax preparer for guidance on the benefits of itemizing your deductions. You may deduct up to $300 in 2020 due to changes made in the wake of COVID-19. Click here to read more.

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