All donations are used to provide services to older adults in Union County, North Carolina. There are many ways your donations are making a difference. Programs supported at least in part by donations are: In-Home Services to 140+ community clients, Medicare counseling, Family Caregiver Support Services, and the Next Door Group Respite Program. Council on Aging has been providing support for older adults in Union County for over 45 years, and we hope to continue to do so for many years to come! All donations are tax deductible.

Council on Aging is a 501(c)3 charitable organization, EIN 561081558. All donations are deemed tax-deductible. No goods or services will be exchanged for this donation.

We depend on generous people to support our programs!

There are many ways to donate to COA:

At our Office

Please, stop by our office located at 1401 Skyway Drive in Monroe, NC from Monday–Friday between 8:30am–4:30pm to make a donation in person.

By Mail

Please, mail your check payable to: Council on Aging in Union County,

P.O. Box 185, Monroe, NC 28111.

By Phone

Please, call our office at (704)-292-1797, Monday–Friday from 8:30am-4:30pm to make a donation over the phone by credit card.

Your $100 donation will help us provide:

1-2 weeks of In-Home/Respite Care with our In-Home Services Programs

10 Grab Bars for the Minor Home Safety Repair Program

4 Shower Chairs for the  Equipment Loan Program

Planned Giving

Estate Planning

Leave a bequest, or a planned gift, to the Union County Council on Aging in your Will or Trust.  Planned giving can demonstrate to your heirs and beneficiaries the values you held most dear.

Retirement Planning

Maximize tax-deferred savings, and leave a lasting legacy, by naming Council on Aging in Union County as the beneficiary of some or all of your personal retirement plan.

Life Insurance Designation

Designate Council on Aging  as a beneficiary of a life insurance policy that is no longer needed for the purpose for which it was initially purchased. For more details, contact our office for a legal referral.

After communicating these options with your attorney, please send all Statements of Intent to bequeath a future gift to Council on Aging in Union County at P.O. Box 185, Monroe, NC 28111.

If you would like to donate an item, choose from the below "Wish List":

Durable Medical Equipment

  • Wheelchairs
  • Transfer Chairs
  • Walkers
  • Rollators
  • Shower Chairs
  • Transfer Benches
  • Bedside Commodes
  • Raised Toilet Seats
  • Canes
  • Grab Bars
  • Adult Diapers
  • Bed Pads


  • Gloves
  • Paper Towels
  • Napkins
  • Toilet Paper
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Copy Paper

We greatly appreciate all of your support! All donations are tax deductible and we would be happy to provide you with a receipt for your donations.