Q: Why CWRU Charity Choice?

A: There are many reasons to participate, among them:

  • Ability to choose from 320 member agencies, or any 501(c)(3) agency of your choice
  • Ability to do monthly payroll deduction to accommodate your budget
  • No typical restrictions/limitations on giving
  • No minimum contribution
  • No CWRU administrative fees; the campaign is done on a voluntary basis, with no financial remuneration to the university
  • Being a part of the CWRU community effort to give back to Cleveland

Q: Can I give to more than one charity?

A: With the online pledge form, you can give to as many charities as you desire. Each contribution must be entered separately - you will be able to view all your contributions.

Q: How much control do I have to direct my gift?

A: 100% - you decide where you contribution goes.

Q: How can I make payments?

A: You can make payments in three convenient ways:

  • You can deduct a monthly amount from your paycheck and choose how many months you want that amount deducted.
  • You can deduct a one-time sum from your paycheck - just choose one month for the duration.
  • You also can issue a one-time check, payable to the Federation. If you are paying by check send the check to: Charity Choice, Crawford Hall 304 LC: 7047, 10900 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106

Q: What if I want to increase my gift?

A: With the online pledge form, you are able to login and edit your contribution throughout the duration of the campaign.

Q: Is there a minimum or maximum amount I can donate?

A: No. Any amount is appreciated.

Q: Do I have to give to the three federations listed?

A: No. You can choose any independent 501(c)(3) agency. On the online form, just select the independent 501(c)(3) option and enter the information.

Q: When do payroll deductions begin?

A: January 1, 2024.