United Way
of Whatcom County

Live here. Give here.

A single United Way donation supports over 20 local nonprofits doing all kinds of amazing work right here in Whatcom County.

Not only does your money stay local, it gets put to good use. All of our partner agencies are vetted to make sure they are working efficiently and effectively and that their United Way grant dollars are being well spent.

When you give to United Way, you’re helping friends and neighbors who might otherwise fall through the cracks— and building a strong support system for our community at the same time.

Be the Change

Charitable giving is one way you can advocate for the change you want to see. When you invest in your community, you’re supporting critical systems designed to lift up those who need it most. By supporting these vital nonprofit programs and services, you’re lending the power of your resources to the power of their missions. This is a great way to help the causes you care about.

Want to make the world a better place? So do we. Let’s do it together.

Leadership Giving Levels


  • Champion
  • Game Changer
  • Builder
  • Leader

$10,000 or more

  • $7,500-$9,999
  • $5,000-$7,499
  • $2,500-$4,999
  • $1,000-$2,499
Natalie Boatman, donor, volunteer and former Loaned Executive

"I support United Way because of the great work they do right here in Whatcom County. The money I donate to United Way stays in my community and helps nonprofits in my back yard. By giving directly to United Way, I know there is financial oversight to where those funds are being used and that they are addressing the most critical needs our community is facing."

Give While You Shop

There are a number of ways to support United Way of Whatcom County. Learn more about the various opportunities for you to give back while buying the things you need.

Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. You can use your existing imply login to shop through AmazonSmile.com and choose United Way of Whatcom County.

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Fred Meyer Community Rewards

Link your Fred Meyer Rewards Card to support United Way of Whatcom County! Whenever you use your Rewards Card when shopping at Fred Meyer, you will be helping United Way of Whatcom County earn a donation from Fred Meyer. If you do not have a Rewards Card, you can sign up for one at the Customer Service Desk of any Fred Meyer store.

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Planned Giving

A planned gift to United Way of Whatcom County can provide long-term support for United Way’s mission to find solutions to the most difficult problems facing our community. Whether through a bequest or a life-time gift, these legacy contributions are commitments above and beyond the annual campaign and will touch the lives of generations to come. These gifts vary in size and type, but all represent a commitment to helping keep Whatcom County strong.

Contact us to learn more.
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