Planned Giving

Impact the Future for Generations to Come

Imagine a future where all children have access to a high-quality education, all working individuals achieve financial stability, and all community members have access to the resources they need to lead healthy lives.

Trident United Way works towards a future where individuals and families have the opportunities needed for healthy, financially stable lives. We carefully identify our community's needs and invest in programs and initiatives that strategically address those needs, truly helping to improve lives.

Plan your legacy gift to United Way today and help us impact the future.

Planned Gifts allow donors to:

  • Leave a legacy that fits your philanthropic goals

  • Make a long-term investment in our community

  • Help meet the needs of our most vulnerable neighbors for generations to come

In addition, donors who make Planned Gifts enjoy:

  • The confidence that comes with investing in an organization that has been serving our local community since 1944

  • Sizable income and estate tax deductions

  • Favorable capital gains tax treatment

  • Additional options to provide income for you and your loved ones for life

Create Your Last Will & Testament

With FreeWill, your legacy and the future of our community is in your hands. FreeWill is a free, intuitive way to create your full legal will, or to begin your plans before consulting a lawyer. This tool is free to you whether or not you choose to include a gift to us and only takes about 20 minutes to complete.

Making a will gives you peace of mind today and leaves a legacy that supports the people and causes most important to you. Getting started is easier than you think and you can make changes for free at any time.

Visit to start writing your will (or make a new one to update yours).*

Leave a lasting legacy by choosing to leave a gift to Trident United Way (or any other charity of your choice) by using the drop-down menu.

Sign your will with two witnesses and you’re all set!

You can also use the tool to document your wishes and find an attorney near you.