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We make it easy to make a difference

Duke Doing Good in the Neighborhood lets Duke employees donate in a variety of ways, including payroll deduction, to one or multiple giving categories.

A total of $549,873 was raised during the 2016-17 campaign and supported 56 organizations, 12 neighborhoods, 9 schools and 4 North Carolina counties.

Explore these pages to learn how our gifts make a positive impact in our community. Through Doing Good, we fund new nonprofit projects, kindergarten readiness programs, affordable housing for local residents, and more.

By the Numbers: Contributions, Support, Progress
Employee Participation
Amount Raised
56 organizations in four counties
12 Neighborhoods in durham
9 schools in durham
4 Counties in North Carolina
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 employee self-service website, you can make a one-time or ongoing contribution to Duke Community Giving via payroll deduction. Go here to make changes under “Gifts to Doing Good in the Neighborhood.” Save your changes by clicking “Update Deductions” at the bottom of the webpage.

Duke@Work Website
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 debit/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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Doing Good in the Neighborhood kicks off in October

October 1, 2017

(Make sure to check out the Gift Impact infographic at the end of this story.) This month, Duke University and Duke University Health System employees are invited to make a gift to Duke’s Doing Good in the Neighborhood employee giving campaign, which benefits local schools, nonprofits and neighborhoods. Duke has set the goal to raise…

Stepping Stones prepares children for kindergarten

October 1, 2017

If you’re happy and you know it, show a smile. If you’re mad and you know it, take a deep breath. If you’re proud and you know it, say “I did it!” Seven students hopped up and down on a colorful alphabet rug, singing these instructions together. In a Y.E. Smith Elementary School classroom this…

United Way Supports East Durham

October 1, 2017

One hundred and twenty blocks. This swath of East Durham has seen some of the highest rates of crime and poverty in the Triangle. To buck this trend, United Way of the Greater Triangle funds a collaboration between the East Durham Children’s Initiative (EDCI) and 10 community partners that focuses on providing children in those…