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Three great reasons to become a Leader in Giving

May 29, 2019

 

By Brenna DeBlasio

Looking to make an impact in a new and exciting way? Take the next step in your community involvement by becoming a United Way of Northeast Florida Leader in Giving. Invest your time and dollars in causes you care most about and reward yourself with the benefits offered through United Way’s leadership and affinity programs.

Atlantic Circle connects young professionals who give $500 or more annually through social events and professional networking activities. Women United recognizes powerful local women and offers a group setting for social and philanthropic events with gifts of $1,000 or more annually. Builders Society is open to all who give $2,500 or more annually and focuses on specific community service projects. Tocqueville Society connects established community leaders who give $10,000 or more annually and acknowledges their positive impact in Northeast Florida.

As a United Way Leader in Giving, you’ll have the opportunity to take advantage of:

     1. A strong network

According to a recent LinkedIn study, about 80%  of professionals say networking helped them throughout their career. By choosing to join one of the leadership or affinity groups offered through United Way, you’ll have access to hundreds of local leaders. Create friendships and make lasting connections to benefit your personal and professional life.

     2. Shared purpose

At United Way, we believe in a community where everyone has hope and can reach their full potential. We solve our community’s toughest challenges by connecting people, resources and ideas. As a Leader in Giving, you become part of the solution and become a leader in the movement for a stronger Northeast Florida. No matter the cause, United Way is the most efficient and effective way to connect your passions to purpose.

     3. Exclusive engagement opportunities

Leaders in Giving participate in fun and exclusive community engagement opportunities. From participating in the Stein Fellowship initiative to building interactive learning trails in local parks, Leaders in Giving see firsthand the difference time and talent makes in their community. By getting involved in new ways, your commitment to a better community is not only enjoyable, but meaningful.

Join the Movement

United Way brings together philanthropists of all levels throughout Northeast Florida and its Leaders and Giving continue to grow in size and reach every year. To join over 2,000 leaders looking to make a difference in your community visit unitedwaynefl.org/leadership-giving.