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Creating a lasting legacy of Caring

Every dollar counts!  The power of YOUR dollar, our community partnerships and volunteer time means more than meets the eye.  The full value of being engaged with United Way of Wayne County means taking each investment and making a meaningful community collective IMPACT! 

As a united community, we can make a difference here in Wayne County.


Ways to invest

Leaders don't wait- they create the change they want to see!

Workplace Campaigns

Many Businesses in our Community make it easy for their employees to make an investment in United Way of Wayne County through a payroll deduction.  Check with your employer to get details on how you can make a one-time, a weekly or monthly donation. 


Now investing in our community through United Way of Wayne County is even more rewarding.  To show our appreciation, United Way of Wayne County is offering you this chance to win a $10,000 Cash Prize.   

To qualify for the Fair Share Challenge, it only takes a monthly investment (for 12 months) that is equal to 1 hour's pay per month or .6% of your annual salary (or more) to United Way of Wayne County.  ** This is a sponsored incentive, no investor dollars are used in the Fair Share Challenge.  For more information click here. 

Each Week from August to December we draw from those who have signed up to be in the Fair Share Challenge till we have 22 finalists.  Click here to see who has a chance at winning the $10,000 in December.
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Memorials & Honorariums

Gifts to United Way of Wayne County can be made to honor or remember a loved one. Please specify when you make your gift.

Planned Giving and Gifting Assets

Please consider including United Way of Wayne County in your will. If you are learning more about planned giving or gifting assets to United Way of Wayne County, please contact the United Way of Wayne County Executive Director, Sherry Archibald at or by calling 919-735-3591.





Gift of 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.  Learn More. 


Gifts of 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 our organization.
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Gifts of Retirement Assets -- Donating part or all of your unused retirement assets such as a gift from your IRA, 401(k), 403(b), pension or other tax-deferred plan is an excellent way to make a gift to our organization.  Learn More.

Gifts of Insurance -- A gift of your life insurance policy is an excellent way to make a gift to charity. If you have a life insurance policy that has outlasted its original purpose, consider making a gift of your insurance policy. For example, you may have purchased a policy to provide for minor children and they are now financially independent adults.  Learn More.


United Wayne is a non-profit organization registered in North Carolina and exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code. United Wayne will provide an IRS acknowledgment letter to all donors.

We welcome gifts in any amount.  We also appreciate gifts in-kind -- Contact us with your ideas.


$10 Investment - $10 a month you can provide over ten hours of one-to-one literacy instruction for a Wayne County resident


$50 Investment - Provides for a boy or girl who lives in West Haven, Fairview, and Lincoln Apartments a safe place to be mentored into community citizens through Scouting programs.  These Community Troops give the children the opportunity to build on their abilities to reach positive goals, identify their strengths and develop critical thinking skills through specific academic learning activities and STEM projects.  Plus arts and crafts, trips and camping.


$100 Investment - Provides two families emergency assistance, food, clothing, shelter and referral services to help in recovery assistance. 


On average for every $50 invested one person's life will make a positive IMPACT!

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