People from all walks of life make donations to the United Way. Here on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, where we have raised over over 5 million dollars in pledges over the last 22 years, our donations come from the generosity of our residents and also from local businesses.
- 90% employee and individual donations
- 10% corporate and small business
Over 3,700 contributors gave last year. Many people (about 3,400) take advantage of payroll deduction to give generously throughout the year. If you haven’t choosen this option, ask your employer for details. It’s an easy way to give back to the community. You can select the amount you wish to give and it will automatically be deducted from each paycheck for one year.