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Contributions & Support

Employee Participation738
Employee Participation Goal3700
59 organizations supported
3 Counties in North Carolina
5 community centers in durham
12 Neighborhoods in Durham

About the Campaign

Doing Good in the Neighborhood is the campaign that makes it easy for Duke employees to make a difference in Durham and the region through community-based philanthropy. Duke employees can donate in a variety of ways, including payroll deduction, to one or more of six giving categories.
Watch the video above and explore these pages to learn how our gifts have a great impact on projects meeting real community needs. When Duke employees give together, we have a greater impact than we could alone!

6 Giving

Doing Good in the Neighborhood emphasizes donor choice, so you decide how your gift improves quality of life in Durham and the Triangle. Choose from any combination of six giving categories.

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3 Ways
to give

You can give to Doing Good in the Neighborhood three different ways.

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Duke Community Giving

Payroll Deduction

Through the Duke@Work self-service portal, you can make a contribution to Duke Community Giving via payroll deduction. Your contribution can be one-time or ongoing.

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Duke Community Giving

Credit Card or
Electronic Check

Through the Alumni and Development Records secure giving site, you can make an ongoing or one-time secure credit card or electronic check payment to Duke Community Giving.

Duke Giving Website

United Way of the Greater Triangle

Through the United Way of the Greater Triangle's secure giving page, you can make an ongoing or one-time donation. You can elect to give through payroll deduction, credit card, or electronic check.

United Way Website
News & Updates
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Addressing Diaper Need in North Carolina

October 23, 2016

Michelle Old first began thinking about diaper need when her infant son faced severe enough diaper rashes that he was hospitalized three to five times a month. "I had heard about diaper need, but I didn't understand it until we were changing him 15-20 times a day, and he was still very sick." After a…

Coming Together for a Playground

October 22, 2016

Willie Patterson has deep roots in Durham. Born and raised in the Crest Street neighborhood, the 81-year-old has dedicated many years to his community. He serves as president of the Crest Street Community Council, and he's been a tireless organizer and champion of the neighborhood since he founded the Council in 1975. “The neighborhood is…

More Than a Roof: United Way of the Greater Triangle

October 22, 2016

A couch. A car. A motel. For many in our community, these words describe home. Until recently, the Joyners were a family living without stable housing. A family of four with a single mother and three children, they, like many other hardworking families in our community, lived in a hotel. Then the Joyners found More…