GET INVOLVED

GIVE

Your gift to the community you love can help clear the path to self-sufficiency for our friends, neighbors and family members.

ADVOCATE

Your story is our story. That’s why we advocate for public policy positions that support the work we all care about.

VOLUNTEER

Your time can be spent in fun, meaningful ways that ultimately improve the life and health of our entire community.

GIVE

Your generous gift supports initiatives and programs that are vital to making our community a better place to live and work. It's the most effective and efficient way to create lasting change. Thank you!

WAYS TO GIVE

Donating online is the easiest and simplest way to start LIVING UNITED

PLANNED GIVING

Did you know that you can support Brookings Area United Way and provide for those most in need in our community for generations to come? It’s possible with a gift in your overall estate or financial plans, which can have tax-saving benefits.

Make a donation to the Marshall Palmer Fund: a collective endowment supporting United Way’s work for future generations. All gifts are welcome.

Contact Heidi Gullickson at uw@brookingsunitedway.org or
605-692-4979 for more information.

MAKE A GIFT OF STOCK

Donating stock instead of cash can have many benefits for you and be an effective method of supporting the Brookings Area United Way.

  • Increase your gift to United Way while realizing additional tax benefits.
  • Contact your tax advisors
  • Avoid capital gains tax.
  • Earn a standard tax deduction on both federal and state taxes.
  • For more information about giving stock, please contact us.

CHECK OR MONEY ORDER

To make a donation by check or money order, please make payable to “Brookings Area United Way” and mail to:

Brookings Area United Way
PO Box 750
Brookings, SD 57006

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ADVOCATE

You’ve already established that you’re a hand-raiser. Now it’s time to raise your voice. Help us fight for those who struggle to have their own voices heard. Make sure to follow us and share your thoughts and ideas on Facebook and Twitter.

BE A GAME CHANGER

Advocating doesn’t have to be anything scary. It can be sharing a story of a time when you volunteered, liking one of our posts on social media, or attending an event.

SHARE YOUR STORY

Why do you Live United? As a supporter of Brookings Area United Way, you’ve joined the fight for the people of our community by getting involved, giving and advocating. There’s one more share we’d like to ask. We’d love to know more about you and the ways you honor your commitment to Live United. There are a lot of great stories on this website. We hope you’ll share yours. Let us know why you choose to Live United by posting a video testimonial on YouTube and sending us the link, commenting on our Facebook page, tagging us on Instagram, or tweeting us your story.

REGISTER TO VOTE

Take action through local, regional, or national elections. We urge everyone in our community to register to vote and participate in every election. Here’s where to register to vote in Brookings.

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VOLUNTEER

Helpline Center’s Volunteer Connection is the region’s most extensive resource for volunteer opportunities. There are many ways to give your time—as an individual, through your workplace or by developing your skills to volunteer in a leadership position for other community organizations.

BECOME A VOLUNTEER

Brookings Area United Way offers several volunteer opportunities from Dolly Parton's Imagination Library to the Delta Dental Van and more! Join us in creating a stronger Brookings County. If you would like to donate your time, please fill out the volunteer application.

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR MISSION

Brookings Area United Way works to unite people, share resources,  inspire hope, and enrich the lives of others within Brookings County. This is done by fighting for financial stability, education, and health of our community members. Learn more about how Brookings Area United Way is fighting for a stronger Brookings County by watching our 2021 campaign video.

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CONTACT US

605 - 692 - 4979

uw@brookingsunitedway.org

619 5th Ave, Brookings, SD 57006

EIN: 23-7151498

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