United Way
of Whatcom County

Be bold. Invest like you mean it.

For over 60 years, United Way of Whatcom County has been helping mobilize community leaders, donors, and public and private agencies to address issues to build a stronger community for all. Our distinguished leadership givers understand how generosity today impacts the generations of tomorrow. As like-minded leaders of progress, they invest in our community now to ensure a financially resilient future.

Leadership Levels

Tocqueville Society

    Signature Club

  • -Platinum
  • -Gold
  • -Silver
  • -Bronze

Leadership Circle

$10,000 or more

  • $7,500-$9,999
  • $5,000-$7,499
  • $2,500-$4,999
  • $1,500-$2,999


Alexis de Tocqueville, 1805 - 1869

United Way of Whatcom County’s Tocqueville Society is the foundation of leadership in our community. The Society is named for Alexis de Tocqueville, a Frenchman who, in the early 1800’s, traveled throughout America and wrote extensively of his admiration for America’s spirit of giving. Reflecting this spirit, members of our Tocqueville Society demonstrate the highest level of individual support for United Way of Whatcom County, contributing an annual gift of $10,000 or more.

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.

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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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