By harnessing the generosity, talent and energy at your workplace with the power of United Way’s resources, together we create a stronger, healthier community.

Families and individuals trying to get back on the path to self-sufficiency are given a second chance thanks in part to the generous support our corporate partners.

Many of our most successful campaigns come from the generous support of corporate sponsorships and workplace campaigns. Hundreds of local firms have built long-term relationships with Orange County United Way. We connect companies and their employees to socially responsible programs and activities that have a positive impact on Orange County residents.

We can help your company with:

• Understanding the issues in our community
• Engaging employees in volunteering
• Providing advocacy opportunities
• Facilitating employee giving
• Developing an effective corporate giving strategy

Whether your company is creating its corporate philanthropy plan for the first time, trying to enhance its community impact, or looking for new way to engage employees, ask us to help. We’re experts at running successful workplace campaigns that make positive changes in our community through giving, advocating and volunteering.

Why United Way

When you partner with Orange County United Way, you’re gaining a strategic partner for aligning your corporate philanthropy with your business goals.

As an international organization that impacts up to 50 million lives across the globe each year, with a presence in nearly 1,800 communities across 40 countries, the United Way brand is recognized throughout the world for creating major change through philanthropy, volunteerism and advocacy.

Partnering with Orange County United Way at your workplace is a great opportunity to see the inspiration and impact of people coming together to change conditions in our community.

Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities

From helping build and manage employee fundraising teams to aligning corporate social responsibility with business goals, United Way Orange County provides meaningful opportunities to give back to the community.


Engaging employees in fundraising teams to help advance the common good


Working alongside coworkers and families to interact with community members


Corporate partners lend their best and brightest to assist United Way’s efforts


Honoring corporate partners who make transformations possible in our community

Featured Partners


Pacific Life

Impacting Our Community with the Most Dollars Raised

Pacific Life Insurance Company is the 2016 recipient of the Dimensions in Giving Award. This award is the most prestigious United Way honor and recognizes the corporate partner that truly impacts our community through the most dollars raised for United Way’s Community Impact Fund, active volunteer service and an overall commitment through contributions of time, leadership, resources and a spirit of giving. This marks the fifth time Pacific Life received this award including 1991, 1992, 2012 and 2014.

During the 2015/16 workplace giving campaign Pacific Life raised nearly $600,000, including the generous corporate matching program, for United Way’s Community Impact Fund. The “Good Guys” volunteer group impacted the community throughout the year by volunteering their time and talent.


Edwards Lifesciences

Staying Extremely Active Within the Work of United Way

Edwards Lifesciences charitable giving and participation in philanthropic causes is one of the defining elements of their culture. Edwards Lifesciences is extremely active within the work of United Way including representation on our Board of Directors, Campaign Cabinet as well as affinity groups. They have also supported United Way through sponsoring special events and conducting an extremely successful workplace giving campaign raising nearly $315,000 for United Way’s Community Impact Fund.


Fluor Corporation

Providing Expertise and Energy to Help Achieve our Goals

Fluor Corporation’s 2015/16 workplace giving campaign raised over $276,000 for United Way’s Community Impact Fund, including 129 Leadership Donors (people who give a minimum of $1,000 annually). Fluor is also very active in the United Way’s Loaned Executive program, each year lending one of their best and brightest employees to help provide expertise and energy to help achieve our goals in Education, Income, Health and Housing. Fluor Cares is their employee volunteer program that engages and empowers their people to make a difference in the community where they live and work.

Corporate Partnership Opportunities

To get started today or for more information,
talk with Bill Vaughn, Senior Director, Development at 949.263.6136 or via email to learn more

For corporate volunteer activities, please visit Get Connected, one-stop platform for volunteer opportunities

For individual inquiries, please contact our Volunteer Engagement Manager