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3 Ways to Donate

  • Click Donate button above

  • Text GIVECOVID to 41444

  • Mail a check to:
United Way Blackhawk Region
205 N. Main St., Suite 101
Janesville, WI 53545
"COVID-19 Action Fund" in the memo line of the check

COVID-19 Action Fund

Special Note for Donors

United Way Blackhawk Region wants donors to be aware of a $300 "non-itemizer" deduction for 2020 included in the federal CARES Act signed into law on March 27, 2020. Here are some details of this $300 Universal Charitable Deduction:

• Effective as of March 27, 2020 and will apply to donations made for all of 2020.
• Only for people who do not itemize their taxes.
• Donors who itemize their taxes are eligible for the existing charitable deduction.
• Only for financial donations (not in kind or materials).
• Can be used by the charity for any purpose (not limited to COVID-19 relief efforts).

Mobilizing a Community in Crisis

Read our recent enewsletters for COVID-19 updates and information.

Important Update - 5/20/20

URGENT: 211 Update for Social Service Providers

If your program operations are impacted during this public health crisis, please notify 211 immediately. This includes any changes in hours; referral instructions to minimize transmission of the virus; updates regarding disruption of service; what you would like us to communicate to your clients during a disruption of service; etc. Email your changes to resourcechange@uwdc.org. Please provide detailed information as well as emergency contact information (mobile phone and/or email address) so that we may reach you urgently to confirm your resource update, if necessary. Emergency contact information will not be shared publicly.
If you have any questions or concerns, you may also reach resource staff at 211, Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. To view your current information, view our resource directory. Perform an advanced search by agency, organization, or program name.
Thank you,
Your partners at United Way & 211