Last year, over 4,500 people chose to lead by example with a leadership contribution. Contributions of $1,200 to $9,999 accounted for 14% of the $56 million raised in the 2018 campaign.
Donors who contribute $1,200 or more annually, either individually or combined with a partner, are automatically included in the Leadership Society. Additionally, these donors are eligible to join the following donor networks:
Diversity Leadership Society – Community leaders working together to identify strategies to close gaps for our community’s diverse populations, particularly around the issue of barriers to employment.
Emerging Leaders – Leaders in their 20s, 30s, and 40s changing the lives of local youth by giving, advocating, and volunteering around United Way’s education initiatives.
Legacy Society – Donors who have included United Way in their estate plans are recognized as members of the Legacy Society. Through bequests, life insurance, charitable trusts, or retirement benefits, donors of all walks of life at all income levels can make an investment in United Way's future.
Technology United – Technology professionals making a difference in our community through events, volunteerism, and advocacy focused around local students interested in technology.
Women United – Join the largest Women United network in the world to move the needle on issues impacting women and girls. Members contribute an annual individual gift of $1,200 or more or a combined gift with a partner of $2,400 or more.