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How To Give
United Way of the Lakeshore advances the common good by focusing on education, income and health. These are the building blocks for a good life – a quality education that leads to a stable job, enough income to support a family through retirement and good health. Our goal is to create long-lasting change by addressing the underlying causes of problems. We invite you to be part of the change. Together, united, we can inspire hope and create opportunities for a better tomorrow. That’s what it means to LIVE UNITED.
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Levels of Giving
Stewardship to your community comes in many forms but is generally given by a commitment of volunteer time and financial support. At United Way, we recognize that everyone's ability to give back to their community is different and changes over time.

United Way's Planned Giving Opportunities


Leadership Circle
United Way of the Lakeshore's Leadership Circle recognizes individuals whose philanthropic contributions exemplify outstanding commitment to improving the quality of life in our community.

Leadership Circle and Tocqueville Society


Everyday Heroes
Individuals making a gift of at least $1 a day — $365 a year are recognized in our Everyday Heroes Program.  Be a hero everyday!


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