Leadership Giving


United Way of Payne County’s Leaders Society is a group of social impact leaders who have a passion for helping others. Their gift is a powerful demonstration of commitment to the community. Working together, Leaders Society donors help lead the way to a brighter tomorrow. When you become a Leaders Society Member, you help our 22 nonprofit partner agencies collectively impact more than 75,000 individuals each year. By donating $500 or more, you will qualify for recognition as a Leaders Society Member.

By joining the Leaders Society, you become part of a collective group that drives great community change in Payne County.  Last year, 411 residents chose to lead by example by contributing more 59% of the $1,000,000 goal.

Help create lasting change in Payne County by joining the Leaders Society. Make a donation of $500 or more to join this group of difference makers. 

Leadership giving brings with it the great satisfaction of being the change to those who are struggling in our community. It is also your chance to be part of the solution—to connect and be recognized with others who share your commitment to doing more.



  • Regular impact updates from United Way
  • Recognition in the Leaders Society brochure
  • Exclusive access to Leaders Society events


Questions? Call 405-377-2161 or email ruth@unitedwaypaynecounty.org


Make an Online Donation via Credit/Debit Card, Bill Me or Bank Draft.

Donate or Pledge now.


Print and Mail in a Pledge Card

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Contribute a Portion of Your IRA

Individuals age 70½ and older can direct up to $100,000 per year tax-free from their IRAs to operating charities through a Qualified Charitable Distribution. Call your financial advisor for information.


Donate Stock to United Way

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