When you give to Head of the Lakes United Way, you're helping improve lives and strengthen communities.


Make a One-Time Donation

Use the Donate buttons below to set up a one-time gift to your community of choice.

** If you would like your donation to be included in your workplace campaign totals, enter the workplace name in the “write a note” section on the donation page. Thank you!

Donate to the Greater Duluth Community Giving Campaign:

Donate to the Superior-Douglas County Community Giving Campaign:

Donate to the North Shore Community Giving Campaign:

Donate to the Ashland-Bayfield Counties Community Giving Campaign:

Need printable forms? Click here

Set up at Recurring or Workplace Donation

Create a secure account though our SmartPay Portal (©1998-2018 Jack Henry & Associates, Inc.) and track your recurring or workplace donations made through the portal.

Make your recurring or workplace donation though National Bank of Commerce’s SmartPay portal:

Once you are in the SmartPay Portal, create an account to allow ongoing access to your donations:

Once logged in, select the button marked MAKE A DONATION.

When setting up your donation, choose the geographic area where you would like your gift used (LOCATION)

Include the name of your organization (EMPLOYER) to include your donation in your workplace campaign totals.

Choose your RECURRING donation options, such as frequency, payment day, start date, # of payments and additional options.


Regardless of the method, you can always give where you live! When making your gift, you will be asked to select the geographic region/s for your gift. We serve Ashland-Bayfield Counties, Greater Duluth, the North Shore of MN (Lake and Cook Counties) and Superior-Douglas County.

  • Pay Online through SmartPay, our secure payment portal:
    Click the “Donate Now” button
    When you register on our online payment portal you’ll discover multiple ways to give. You’re still welcome to give a one-time gift. Or you can set up a recurring payment plan. This is a secure way to use your credit card or other accounts to schedule regular giving. You’ll be able to view your giving history and make changes if you like. Thank you for supporting our community!
  • By Mail: Click here to download our donation/pledge form. Complete it online and/or print it out.
    Please mail your completed pledge form and payment to:
    Head of the Lakes United Way
    424 W. Superior Street, Suite 402
    Duluth, MN 55802
  • By Phone:
    Call us at (218) 726-4770 to speak to a member of our staff. Our office hours are 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday.

Campaign Forms

NEED FORMS? Use the links below to view and print extra pledge, designation and credit card forms.

HLUW Pledge Form

HLUW Designation Form

HLUW Credit Card Form

Organization Pledge Card (Corporate Gift)

Thank you! Every dollar you give to United Way creates opportunities and inspires hope for a better tomorrow. Your gift to United Way supports the foundation of many communities through the work of local programs that impact people’s lives in a real and meaningful way.