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Emerging Leaders Society


Connect Leaders. Cultivate Relationships. Change Our Community.

You’re invited to Do Something BIG!

The name says it all. Members represent a new generation of leaders committed to positive community change with an emphasis on youth success.

Through networking events, volunteering and innovative leadership development, ELS members leverage the power of United Way to connect, serve and grow — both personally and professionally.

As an ELS member, you’ll have the opportunity to work with students at a nearby school, raise money for local education programs and services and network with some of the most influential business leaders in the area.

ELS Membership Levels

  • Gold: $500+
  • Silver: $250-$499
  • Bronze: $50-$249
  • Student: $25 (.edu email required)

ELS Quarterly Newsletter

April 2020 Edition

  • 200+ ELS members have donated their time, money
    and skills

  • $500,000+ has been raised by ELS members since 2012


Want to learn more? Contact Rebekah Castagno, United Way Emerging Leaders Society Manager, at rcastagno@unitedwayinc.org or 860.493.6833.

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