What is Giving Tuesday?

Giving Tuesday is a global holiday dedicated to giving back to your local community that takes place on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, following Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

Why give on Giving Tuesday?

Your #GivingTuesday gift to United Way of Lake County will help expand our Home Visiting Program and ensure that Lake County's youngest learners are ready for their first day of school with the confidence and skills they need to begin school ready to learn.

Procter and Gamble will be matching 100% of Giving Tuesday donations up to $6,500.

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Matching Gift Sponsor

For the third year in a row, Procter and Gamble will be matching 100% of Giving Tuesday donations up to $6,500. A matching gift means that our impact will double for children and families that need and deserve our help.

Give to United Way of Lake County on Giving Tuesday and see your impact double.


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Why Support United Way of Lake County?

Uniting leadership and resources to create lasting change that will improve lives in Lake County, IL.

4-Star Rated Charity

We are proud to have earned Charity Navigator’s highest possible rating for adhering to sector best practices and executing our mission in a financially efficient way.


We are committed to using our funds responsibly. For every $1 spent, .85 cents goes towards programming and .15 cents goes towards operational costs.

The Money Raised Here, Stays Here

Our commitment to Lake County is stronger than ever and with your continued support we are determined to build long-term solutions for our community.

Local Focus with Documented Need

We focus our programs in Beach Park, North Chicago, Round Lake, Waukegan and Zion – where the needs are greatest for children and families.

Building Lasting Change

We invest in programs that are focused on preventing our community’s future problems and building lasting solutions for children and families.

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