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Ways to Give

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Online Giving

You can use our online donation form to give in a number of ways in addition to the standard one-time credit card gift:

Recurring Gifts

Setting up recurring donations on a monthly basis helps guarantee that those we serve receive the appropriate care and support every day. It allows you to easily spread your support throughout the year and provide a steady and reliable stream of income to us. You can donate monthly by selecting “automatically repeat the gift every month” at out Donate page.

ACH Transfer

ACH electronic giving is a direct payment program whereby your contribution is debited automatically from your checking or savings account. Electronic contributions cannot be lost, stolen or destroyed; are resistant to errors and fraud; and are free for both you and the YW. ACH transfers make monthly giving easy, and you can cancel your authorization by notifying US at any time. Giving electronically makes it easy for you and helps YWCA Greater Pittsburgh save money!

In addition to receiving an acknowledgment and an annual gift statement from YWCA GP, your bank statement will provide an itemized list of electronic transactions. If you change bank accounts, simply notify YWCA and we will give you a new authorization form to complete. To set up an ACH payment, simply select “Checking Account” under “Payment Options” on the Donate page.

Honor/Memorial Gifts

Celebrate an important milestone, such as a birthday or anniversary, or remember a loved one through an honorary or memorial gift to YWCA Greater Pittsburgh. Encourage friends, family and colleagues to invest in the future of women and girls in lieu of materials gifts. Cards will be sent to those you would like notified of your generosity. Select “this is an honor or memorial gift” and follow the instructions that appear at our Donate page.

Other Options

Workplace Giving

Many workplaces offer easy ways to support local organizations through annual United Way campaigns, State Employee Combined Appeal (SECA), and the Three Rivers Combined Federal Campaign (CFC). You have the opportunity to designate YWCA Greater Pittsburgh for a donation through all of these annual giving campaigns. Please use the appropriate code to select YWCA to receive your support:

United Way – use code 114

Stock Giving

A gift of appreciated stocks, bonds or mutual funds is an excellent way to support YWCA Greater Pittsburgh. Your donation will still be eligible for a tax deduction, and it may allow you to avoid or reduce capital gains taxes. For more information on potential tax advantages, please consult with your financial advisor.

Gifts of securities can easily be made by asking your broker to transfer the stock to YWCA Greater Pittsburgh’s account at Glenmede. To do so, simply provide your broker with the following information:

Glenmede Contact: Jamie DeAngelis
1650 Market Street, Suite 1200
Philadelphia, PA 19103
E-mail: Jamie.DeAngelis@glenmede.com
Direct: 215-419-6160
Fax: 267-675-5632
Account Number: 4323-02-4/6
DTC Number: 2139
Institutional ID: 12286

Please have your broker notify YWCA Greater Pittsburgh of the expected stock gift by completing this Stock Notification and Transmittal Form.

Matching Gifts

You may be able to double your personal donations through your employer’s matching gift program. Many companies match employee donations to charitable organizations or offer grants for an employee’s volunteer time.

Online Peer to Peer Fundraising

You can create your own unique online fundraiser using a platform such as gofundme or causevox, and donate proceeds to YWCA Greater Pittsburgh. Please first complete our Third Party License Agreement.

Planned Giving

Leave a legacy of support for YWCA Greater Pittsburgh through your will or other planned gift. A planned gift is a contribution that is arranged in the present and allocated at a future date, such as a bequest, revocable trust, or life insurance benefits.

Meet your financial goals while providing critical support to YWCA Greater Pittsburgh as we work to eliminate racism, empower women, and promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. There are many giving vehicles to consider, so please work with your lawyer and financial advisor to choose the option that works best for you.

Contact a member of our Development Team at 412-255-1253 to learn more.

Donate by Mail or Phone

In addition to donating online, contributions to YWCA Greater Pittsburgh can be made via mail or phone.

Phone:
Credit card donations can be made over the phone by calling the YWCA Greater Pittsburgh at 412-391-5100. (MasterCard, Visa, Discover and American Express accepted).

Mail:
If you prefer to donate by mail, please mail a money order or check payable to YWCA Greater Pittsburgh:
Attention: Development
YWCA Greater Pittsburgh
305 Wood Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

In accordance with Governor Wolf’s directive to shelter-in-place through Thursday, April 30th, our Wood Street office, Homewood-Brushton location with childcare services, and Pre-K Counts classroom located at Propel Braddock Hills are currently closed. Parents will be notified once they are able to reopen.  Our staff is working remotely to continue to provide important services to our community.  Please check our website for updates and to sign up to be a friend of the YWCA Greater Pittsburgh.  For a list of local resources, please follow this link.

If you are in need of immediate assistance, please contact United Way’s PA 2-1-1 Southwest by texting your zip code to 898-211, visiting pa211sw.org or by dialing 2-1-1.

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