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Young Leaders United

Young Leaders United are tomorrow's community leaders and philanthropists. United Way provides the Young Leaders ages 21-40 with the tools to Give, Serve, and Inspire their local community.

OUR COMMUNITY COMMITMENT

We commit ourselves by working together to help alleviate hunger and inspiring youth in our community to reach for a healthier future. This commitment is aligned with education and health, the building blocks for a good life and a strong community. Young Leaders United is passionate and committed to mobilizing young professionals to engage in giving, serving and inspiring meaningful projects where we can make a difference and see the outcomes of our efforts.

The Young Leaders United will strengthen the work of United Way of Southeastern Connecticut, supporting the organization’s goals of:

  • Fighting hunger and food insecurity,
  • Providing a safety net of services to those in need,
  • Supporting education and our community’s schools, and
  • Engaging individuals and groups in volunteering

YOUNG LEADERS UNITED BENEFITS AND OPPORTUNITIES

Young Leaders United are provided the opportunity to make an impact in Southeastern Connecticut through the following opportunities:

  • Volunteer within the Young Leaders United community commitment.
  • Network with a diverse group of young professionals.
  • Attend quarterly Lunch with Leaders, where many of our community’s most prominent leaders share their secrets for success and insights about balancing their professional demands with a fulfilling personal life.
  • Meet corporate and community leaders as well as other young professionals that will help you grow both professionally and in philanthropy.
  • Together, UNITED, we can inspire hope and create opportunities for a better tomorrow.

If you would like to learn more and join in the fun, contact Heather at heather.jakan@uwsect.org.