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Show Dayton you care all while changing lives

Together we can do big things

When you give to United Way, your dollars stay in Greater Dayton to help people who live in our community. Together we support Strong Families to build a better place for us all.

Support A Child’s Education

Remove barriers related to school. For instance: school uniforms, bus passes, and school supplies.


Job Training for Parents

Provide coaching, budget counseling, and job training referrals.


Give A Family Peace Of Mind

Support coordination of additional necessary services for adults and children.

Give through your Donor Advised Fund

All gifts provide solutions that create real community impact. You can easily give to back to your community through you Donor Advised Fund (DAF).


Safe Giving

Of greatest importance is that your money is safe, UWGDA has strict state and federal guidelines we must follow, not to mention our own By-Laws, Code of Ethics, and Core Values.

Community volunteers review all grant proposals and applicants. They also monitor affiliate agencies providing programs and services, as well as, collective impact projects, for effectiveness. Funding decisions are based on the performance and impact these agencies and programs have on community needs. We ensure that your money is being spent wisely.

Our legal title is United Way of the Greater Dayton Area, TAX ID #31-0536658 as a nonprofit any gifts are tax deductible. We honor donor choice and welcome direct designations as well as non-discretionary funding. The IRS allows many different methods of giving to encourage donors to get involved with their favorite charities, if you would like to know more about your charitable giving options please contact Natalia Glotfelter, 937.225.3060 or [email protected].