Have you recently retired? Are you thinking about retiring? Do you want to stay involved in giving back to the community? Thank you for your generosity! We want to make it easy for you to give and volunteer.


Your company may have a retiree giving program that allows you to donate through automatic pension deduction. If not, you can give online or call 503.228.9131.

Planned Giving

We realize breaking the cycle of childhood poverty isn't simple and requires a long-term commitment. By including United Way in your estate plans, you are supporting the kids and families in our community for years to come. Learn more.


Retirees are some of our most dedicated volunteers. Do you want to volunteer? Our Hands On Greater Portland program offers a range of opportunities. Whether it's reading to children, leading financial literacy classes for hard-working families, or delivering meals to homebound seniors, there are hundreds of options available every day. When you volunteer, you’re providing critical labor, skills and resources to our community. And you’ll be healthier, happier and more connected to the community. Find a volunteer opportunity now. 

Volunteer opportunities that need your help

The following projects or events could use your support. Please lend a hand and help make them a success!

Provide Peer Counseling to Seniors
Ongoing Opportunity - Portland, OR

Love kids? Mentor K-3rd grade Children in our schools !
Ongoing opportunity - Portland, OR

Great Opportunities for People Age 55+ in Multnomah County
Ongoing opportunity - Portland, OR