The Up Center is committed to providing mental health services during the COVID-19 crisis.
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Ways you can make a difference

Your gift of…

Can provide housing counseling for a family facing foreclosure
Can provide a month of home visiting for an at-risk newborn and parents
Can provide a week of summer camp for a child with disabilities
Every day The Up Center helps children, adults, families and people with disabilities facing life’s most difficult challenges.

With your support, we can change even more lives and make a lasting impact on our community.

These are just a few estimated examples of how your support can help.

Donate online or contact:

Lauren Rucker

Development Manager
The Up Center
150 Boush Street, Ste. 500
Norfolk, VA 23510
(757­) 965­-8684

Donate supplies.

      • Baby supplies for teen mothers
      • New Toys for at-risk infants and youth
      • Duffle bags for children in foster care

Download a detailed list of items for various clients.

Sponsor an Event.

      • Team Up is an award-winning mentoring program that has matched hundreds of youth with volunteers from the South Hampton Roads community. 97% of children participating in Team Up show improvement in at least one of the three areas of Behavior, Academic Performance, and Psychological & Social Functioning after being matched for a year. Sponsor a Team Up Mentoring event. Donate tickets or food.

Make a planned gift.

Planned giving exemplifies your commitment to preserving the mission and values of The Up Center for future generations. The easiest ways to make a planned gift are to:

      • Include The Up Center in your will.
      • Name The Up Center as the beneficiary in your life insurance policy or retirement plan.
Many other vehicles for planned giving, such as gift annuities, allow you to combine your philanthropic goals with your financial needs and tax benefits. Consult your financial advisor or call our Development Specialist, Melissa Day at (757) 965-8684, as we would be happy to point you in the right direction for independent, expert advice on how your gift can leave a legacy.

Make a Gift of Stock

If you would like to give gifts of stock, contact:

Tim Callahan
Wells Fargo Advisors
(757) 431-6370

Child and Family Services dba The Up Center

DTC# 0141
Account# 54170000

Frequently Asked Questions

*All online gifts are unrestricted.

Uplift Lives

    Also designate your United Way contribution to The Up Center

    CVC #05017

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