Ways To Give

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Discover the Many Ways to Make A Difference

Thank you for your interest in giving to United Way of San Luis Obispo County (EIN 95-3459538). The money raised here, stays here.  Because of you, your gift goes to support improving lives of hundreds of people in our community. We support programs, initiatives and agencies in San Luis Obispo County. A healthy, strong local community means a healthy, strong local economy. 

United Way will invest your funds in helping to reduce the number of children and families in poverty. Together, we can create healthy, well-educated and financially stable individuals and families.  There are lots of ways you can give, including:

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Online Giving

This convenient and secure giving option allows you to make a one-time or recurring gift. You also have an option to give a gift on behalf of someone special.

Click here to donate now.

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By Mail

Make checks payable to "United Way of San Luis Obispo County" and mail to:

P.O. Box 14309

San Luis Obispo, CA 93406-4309

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By Phone

To make a gift through a credit card by phone call (805) 541-1234 and ask to speak to Leslie McKinley.

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Make a Monthly Donation

Thank you for considering a monthly donation to UWSLOC! To make your gift through EFT deposit, follow this link to use the Pay With My Bank monthly option. To make a monthly donation through credit card, please complete a Pledge Form and submit it to:

P.O. Box 14309

San Luis Obispo, CA 93406-4309

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Stocks and Securities

You can realize enhanced tax savings by making your gift to United Way with appreciated securities. Stocks, bonds and mutual funds can also be donated to charity and provide tax savings. When donating securities, it is important to keep in mind whether they have increased or decreased in value over time.  Please consult your tax advisor for more information.  To donate appreciated stock or securities call (805) 541-1234 for more information.

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Memorials & Honorariums

Looking for a gift for someone special? Make a donation on their behalf and help to change a life. You can also pay tribute to family or friends with a donation. We will gratefully acknowledge your gift with a card to the family or individual you wish to remember or honor. Please indicate this when speaking to our staff when giving by phone or note it on a mailed donation.

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California State Employees Charitable Campaign (CSECC)

During the months of September and October, all San Luis Obispo County State Employees are given the opportunity to participate in California State Employees Charitable Campaign (CSECC) and contribute to any 501(c)3 of their choice.  To learn more about the California State Employees Charitable Campaign (CSECC), click here

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Corporate Sponsorship Program

United Way of San Luis Obispo County’s Sponsorship Program is designed to help companies increase their philanthropic visibility as well as engage them in our work. Your sponsorship provides valuable advertising for local businesses like yours and helps to position you as a compassionate community leader and builder. Because of generous corporate partners like you, United Way of San Luis Obispo County is able to thank, recognize, educate, and train donors and volunteers without incurring additional expenses. We believe firmly in partnership and could not do this work without companies like yours.  To learn more about how to support United Way through Corporate Sponsorship, Click Here.

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