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Operation Understanding DC does not charge students for their participation in its yearlong, cross-cultural education program. Students’ experiences are made possible entirely by the generous support of individuals, foundations, corporations and congregations. Thank you for your investment in our young social justice leaders.

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OUDC accepts secure, online donations via PayPal:

You can also mail us a check at:

Operation Understanding DC
4005 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Box 5705
Washington, DC 20016

Leverage Your Gift Through Workplace Giving

Does your company have an employee matching gift program?  You maybe able to multiply the impact of your gift!  Please ask your human resources representative about corporate contribution opportunities.

You maybe able to make your donation through payroll deductions if your workplace participates in giving campaigns.  OUDC is a member agency of both the United Way (#8507) and the Combined Federal Campaign (#70861). Thank you for encouraging your co-workers to make us their designated charity too!

Make A Gift of Stock

By transferring appreciated stock or securities to OUDC, you may be eligible for a tax deduction equal to full fair market value of the stock, avoiding the capital gains tax on the stock's increased value. If you would like more information about making a stock gift, please contact the office at 202-234-6832 or

OUDC is a 501(c)(3) organization, and all donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law.

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