Improving Our Community. One life at a time. One gift at a time.

Be the ONE to change the course of someone’s life.

Your donations fuel the work we do and allow us to change the lives of our San Antonio and Bexar County neighbors. Every day, we’re working to ensure every child has access to high-quality education, every family has the tools they need to be financially stable and health and human services are readily available for all.

Please give generously.


The Legacy Fund 

United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County has a decades-long record of excellence in addressing our community’s most challenging needs. The Legacy Fund allows your philanthropy to work for you far into the future. Your legacy of caring will continue forever by protecting, nourishing, preserving and investing in the things and people that you treasure most.

Your gift will not only support our community, but it will provide you with a personal and permanent long-term legacy.  It is a farsighted option for continuing your generosity in perpetuity for the benefit of future generations.

To learn more about the Legacy Fund, please contact Thomas B. Galvin, Senior Vice President, Leadership and Major Gifts.

Phone:   210.352.7081

DOWNLOAD the Legacy Fund Brochure (PDF)

Tax Information

Is my donation tax-deductible?


How do I get a tax receipt for my donation?

Tax receipts for donations of $250 and greater will be mailed out (postmarked) by January 31 for the previous year’s contribution(s).  IRS regulations state that “a donor claiming a deduction of $250 or more is required to obtain and keep a contemporaneous written acknowledgment for a charitable contribution.”  For more information on charitable deductions visit the IRS website .  Although UWSA is not required to issue tax receipts for donations under $250, if a donor requests a receipt, the Accounting department will fulfill that request.  Donor requests should be directed to:




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