2019 Eligible Designation Campaign List

2020 eligible organizations for designations are still under review.

The following organizations have met the eligibility requirements to receive donor-designated gifts. To see the list of high-impact programs awarded grants for the 2020-21 year, please click here.

Donor designations to specific organizations will be assessed a 15% processing fee (maximum $75), with a minimum $100 annual donation. Designations to organizations not pre- approved on the 2019-20 designee list will be redirected to a United Way of Waco-McLennan County impact-area pillar (Education, Health, Financial Stability, Safety Net).

  • Advocacy Center for Crime Victims & Children
  • American Gateways
  • American Red Cross Serving the Heart of Texas
  • Boys & Girls Club of Waco
  • Care Net Pregnancy Center
  • Caritas of Waco
  • CASA of McLennan County
  • Central Texas Youth Services Bureau
  • Christian Men’s Job Corps of Waco
  • Christian Women’s Job Corps of McLennan County
  • Communities in Schools in the Heart of Texas
  • Community Cancer Association
  • Community Loan Center of the Heart of Texas
  • Compassion Ministries of Waco Family Abuse Center
  • Family Counseling and Children’s Services of Waco, TX
  • Friends For Life
  • Girl Scouts of Central Texas
  • Grassroots Community Development
  • Greater Waco Legal Services
  • Heart of Texas Community Health Center, Inc. (Family Health Center)
  • Heart of Texas Goodwill Industries
  • Heart of Texas Region MHMR
  • Inspiracion
  • Meals on Wheels (Central Texas Senior Ministry)
  • Mission Waco Mission World
  • Pack of Hope
  • Road to Damascus Resource Center & Transition Home Inc
  • STARRY, Inc.
  • Talitha Koum Institute
  • The Arc of McLennan County
  • The Cove
  • The Salvation Army
  • The Size of a Man
  • Trinity Sports Organization
  • VOICE (Viable Options In Community Endeavors, Inc.)
  • Waco Habitat for Humanity
  • Waco Shepherds Heart Inc.
  • YMCA of Central Texas

low-income children access to
Early Childhood Education
classes and quality afterschool and summer programs
low/uninsured families with access to
Medical Screenings and Health Exams
as well as prescription assistance and other therapy needs
children, adults, and families with
Meals and Bags of Groceries
over 46,000 eligible children, adults and families
low-income pregnant girls and women
Pregnancy Related Care Needs
including prenatal care, resource assistance, and parenting classes
families and individuals with
Family and Domestic Violence Care
including access to shelters, resource counseling, and case management