Ways To Give

Give Today

Now more than ever, your United Way donation is needed and goes where the human needs are greatest in our community. There are several ways to give to Rice County Area United Way. Choose the way that works best for you.

Please give generously … and thank you.


Give Online with a Card

CLICK HERE to donate online with a credit/debit card.


Other Ways to Give

Payroll deduction 

  • If your workplace offers a United Way campaign or other charitable giving options, please take advantage of this easy way to give.
  • Check with your HR department for more information.

Recurring donations from your bank account 

You can make a regular donation directly from your bank account. To get set up, email us at finance@ricecountyunitedway.

Matching gifts 

  • Many companies offer a matching gift benefit that will increase your donation.
  • Check with your HR department for more information.

Corporate gifts

Let us help your company achieve its community goals through strategic corporate partnerships and giving.

Stock or mutual fund shares 

For broker information, email us at info@ricecountyunitedway.

IRA charitable rollover 

  • If you are age 70½ or older and have an IRA, you can make tax-free IRA contributions directly to Rice County Area United Way.
  • Contact your IRA manager and request a distribution directly to RCAUW by December 31, 2020.
  • Request that your gift be identified with your name, address, and intention to use it as a 2020 IRA QCD.

Donor Advised Fund

​​​​​​​You can recommend a grant to us at any time from your Donor Advised Fund, but you can also designate Rice County Area United Way to receive all or a portion of the balance of your fund through your fund administrator.

Did you know you can help ensure the strength of Rice County Area United Way for future generations while perhaps receiving a tax benefit or income during your lifetime? Please keep Rice County Area United Way in mind when you meet with your financial planner or attorney.

Gifts may be made for a variety of purposes, including support of our endowment. The endowment was established to eventually support our United Way's annual administrative costs.

If you would like more information about planned giving, or if you have included Rice County Area United Way in your estate plan, please contact Executive Director Elizabeth Child at elizabeth@ricecountyunitedway.org.

NOTE: If you previously named Northfield Area United Way or United Way of Faribault as a beneficiary in your planned giving, please update your documents to reflect our new name, Rice County Area United Way. Thank you.

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Have questions? Please contact Executive Director Elizabeth Child at elizabeth@ricecountyunitedway.org.