Provide early grade reading programs to 2 children to build language and literacy skills or…


Empower 15 low-wage workers to get tax prep services and access valuable tax credits or…


Allow 3 visits to medical or dental health services or…


Connect 64 people in crisis to emergency food, shelter and other critical services

*Based on your gift of $20 per month for one year

There’s an amazing feeling that comes from helping others. As an individual, you have the power to pay it forward and make a big impact in the lives of others in our local community.

The more we unite your support with our FACE 2024 goals, the closer we come to ensuring that everyone in Orange County has access to a quality education, a sustainable income, good health and stable housing.

Together with your help, we are transforming the lives of children and families in Orange County.

More Ways To Give And Make A Difference

There are lots of creative ways to give and get involved in the community through
Orange County United Way. Your donations add up to remarkable results!

Create a fundraiser and invite your family and friends to help advance the common good

We are bringing Orange County together to help local kids have brighter futures!

Planned gifts are one of the best ways to support your community

A free, convenient service to convert your car, truck, or RV into a tax deductible gift

Donate Stock

Most people think of cash when they consider charitable contribution but a gift of securities may be a wiser choice. By contributing appreciated securities to Orange County United Way, make a powerful community contribution while gaining valuable tax advantages.

If you have owned appreciated securities for at least a year and a day,  your contribution can offer many benefits.


Benefits of making a stock transfer contribution

Eliminate Capital Gains Tax

By donating your appreciated securities, you can avoid the capital gains tax you would owe if you sold the securities yourself.

Enjoy a Last-Minute Tax Break

At the end of the calendar year when tax breaks and timing are critical, securities can be deducted on the date they were received by Orange County United Way

Claim the Market Value

By claiming the market value of securities, you can enjoy charitable tax deduction equal to the average of the highest and lowest quoted sales price.

If you would like to donate stock, please download the Security Transfer Form and follow the directions indicated.
For additional questions or assistance completing the form, please contact Emilee Tello, Controller, at 949.263.6153 or via email