Charitable Gifts

Unified Community Connections Charitable Giving Opportunities

Unified Community Connections’ specific giving opportunities include support of our annual and capital campaigns as well as tribute gifts and workplace gifts.

Annual Fund Gifts

Yearly cash gifts made to Unified Community Connections’ annual fund are a popular way to help support the operations of our quality programs and services throughout Maryland. Donate to the Annual Fund.

Recurring Gifts Program

Enroll in our Monthly Recurring Gifts Program as a way to increase your level of support by spreading your donation throughout the year.  We will automatically charge your credit card with an amount set by you on the 1st of every month.  Call 443-449-2461 or email Lauren Bussard to enroll today.

Become a Member of our Independence Society

The Independence Society was created to honor Unified Community Connections’ generous individual, corporate and foundation benefactors who provide annual funding of $1,000 or more to advance the independence of individuals with disabilities. This premiere recognition club is comprised of a core group who share the belief that individuals with disabilities deserve quality and comprehensive services that empower them to be as independent as possible. All charitable gifts count toward membership in the below societies—be it a single gift or the sum of several gifts throughout the fiscal year (July 1 to June 30).

Giving Levels

$25,000 or more Independence Visionaries
$15,000 – $24,999 Independence Champions
$5,000 – $14,999 Independence Benefactors
$1,953 – $4,999 Independence Founders
$1,000 – $1,952 Independence Partners
$500 – $999 Investors Circle
$250 – $499 Supporters Circle
$100 – $249 Friends Circle
$1 – $99 Contributors

Tribute Gifts

A tribute gift to Unified Community Connections is a thoughtful donation that ensures our efforts in advancing the independence of people with disabilities while honoring the recipient. These gifts can be made in honor of a friend or family member as a birthday, anniversary, holiday of special occasion gift or by designating Unified Community Connection as a beneficiary in lieu of flowers in memory of a loved one who has passed away. Make a tribute gift.

Workplace Gifts

Whether your workplace participates in the United Way campaign, another federated appeal or has an in-house program, you can designate your support through payroll deduction to Unified Community Connections. We provide services in Baltimore City and 18 Maryland counties, including Allegany, Northern Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Caroline, Carroll, Cecil, Dorchester, Frederick, Garrett, Harford, Howard, Kent, Queen Anne’s, Somerset, Talbot, Washington, Wicomico and Worcester counties in Maryland.

Use These Codes to Designate Your Support through Payroll Deduction

  • United Way of Central MD: #024
  • Combined Federal Campaign (Central Maryland): #70735
  • Combined Federal Campaign (Western Maryland): #70735
  • Combined Federal Campaign (Chesapeake Bay Area): #70735
  • Maryland Charities Campaign: #8024
  • Combined Charities Campaign: #8024
  • Frederick County/City: #0522
  • Frederick Private, Eastern Shore, Cecil County, Southern Maryland and Allegany County: #53