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Whether you can make a one-time donation or pledge a continuing gift, your donation to your community your , United Way yields a return we and our children will experience in our community for years to come.  Your gift is needed to help build a stronger Orleans County.  You can LIVE UNITED by giving to United Way today!


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United Way has many volunteer opportunities for individuals as well as workplaces.  And just as many ways for those opportunities to create change that lasts.  Whether it is helping paint for non-profit that really needs a face-lift or helping a low-income family navigate tier tax return or sharing the joy of reading with kids in a reading circle, the option to make a difference are man and they’re guaranteed to make you fell like a million bucks.

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2 days ago

United Way of Orleans County

Thanksgiving isn't the only reason to be thankful. And we're thankful for more than just turkey this year. It's also a
time when we can look forward to our community giving back.

This year our campaign goal is $185,000.00. We are rallying the community together and challenging them to help us build a better community. Change Starts Here. Can we count you in?

Donate today to help thousands in our community:
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2 weeks ago

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On Tuesday, November 27, 2018, our community will come together to ROC the Day, and United Way of Orleans County hopes to help make it a huge
success. ROC the Day is a 24-hour giving opportunity to support all eligible Not-for-Profits in the nine-county
Greater Rochester area. Community members are encouraged to visit, a secure online giving
platform, to contribute to any participating Not-for-Profit organization.

All money given during ROC the Day
stays local. Donors have the ability make an impact by giving to one or multiple organizations to support their
personal philanthropic passions. Donors and Not-for-Profits can share their investment with friends, family, coworkers and social networks to increase awareness for this community-wide effort.

Ways to Give
To become a ROCstar donor, visit
ROCstars can give using any major credit card. They can also pay using a PayPal account. Or they can give
via telephone by calling 1-800-242-0238. ROCstars will still need to provide a credit or debit card number.
ROCstars can use a desktop computer, laptop, most mobile or smartphone devices and tablets (e.g., iPad).
Please note that if you are using Internet Explorer 7 or an older version, the browser will need to be updated to
Expect a thank you email from This email will also include a tax receipt. ROCstars will get
an additional email from PayPal confirming that the payment has been processed.
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3 weeks ago

United Way of Orleans County

Guys, this is the easiest way to donate to charities!

Always shop amazon smile and choose the charty of your choice (insert United Way Of Orleans County plug here 🤓)

Amazon is donating 5% of your purchases from through november 2nd. And it doesnt cost anything!!!AmazonSmile has donated over $100,000,000 to charities thanks to our customers shopping at! To celebrate, we're donating ten times our usual rate through Nov 2. Visit to learn more. #AmazonSmile #StartWithaSmile
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4 weeks ago

United Way of Orleans County

Community Action Angels along with other agencies team up to kickoff The Red Kettle Campaign season, and come together to sign up at various locations in Orleans County to ring bells. If you are interested in signing up for a time to ring bells, contact the Community Action office to get a date and time scheduled! ... See MoreSee Less

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Income. Health.

We envision a world where all individuals and families achieve their human potential through education, income stability and healthy lives…