Please consider making a tax-deductible monetary contribution to Urban Neighborhood Initiatives.

It's easy. It's quick.  It will make a difference. 

Click here to donate online on a secure connection.  


Use Amazon Smile

One of the easiest ways to help is to use Amazon Smile! Set Urban Neighborhood Initiatives as your sponsored organization and just shop as you normally would.  


Sponsor a Project

Consider sponsoring one of our ongoing neighborhood based projects:

  • The Lawndale Center - UNI is currently working to re-develop a former Moose Lodge building into a major community resource.
  • A youth sports team
  • Maintaining a community park
  • Our Annual event or our community holiday events
  • A community beautification day
  • A mural by our Southwest Urban Arts Mural Program

Make a gift of Equipment or Materials

  • Park and Green space supplies: Our ongoing "wish list" includes work gloves, safety glasses, lawn and leaf bags, rakes, shovels, brooms, cutting tools, trimmers, weed wackers and of course, mulch, bulbs, annuals and perennials.
  • Food items: Pre-packaged nutritious snacks and bottled water are welcome.  Please consider donating other food items to the All Saints Soup Kitchen and Food Pantry located at  7824 W. Fort St.  Contact them at 313.841.1428 or You may also visit their website at
  • Artist and Office Supplies.
  • Vehicles: Automobiles and trucks in good condition can be re-sold or raffled to our benefit.

Office Equipment Donation Program

Donate suites of commercial office furnishings and our business partner, Bargain Office Equipment, will pick up your equipment and sell it through their Detroit warehouse showroom. UNI will receive the proceeds for the wholesale value of the donation.  Only commercial office furnishings in quantity qualify for this project. You may contact Brad Emsley of Bargain Office Equipment at 877.588.3888  or UNI for more information.