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Young Leaders

Working as one to improve the lives of many

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Young Leaders are professionals in their twenties and thirties who work to make our community better through philanthropy, volunteerism and advocacy with United Way of Greater Cleveland. You can join a network of more than 2,000 active Young Leaders dedicated to making a change in the Greater Cleveland area.

Our Community Commitment

We commit ourselves by working together to eliminate the income achievement gap in Greater Cleveland. Young Leaders are passionate and committed to mobilizing young professionals to engage in giving, advocating and volunteering for meaningful projects where we can make a difference and see the outcomes of our efforts.  Learn more about our here.

Young Leaders Benefits and Opportunities

Young Leaders have the opportunity to:

  • Engage with the community through unique volunteer opportunities with the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Cleveland
  • Network with a diverse group of young professionals by attending a  quarterly Speaker Series, where our partner agencies share the work they do and how they are making an impact on the Cleveland Community. Each Speaker Series is a panel discussion that will focus on critical issues within the community and how we can work together to solve these issues.
  • Grow both professionally and personally through interactions with corporate and community leaders

Our Corporate Chapters

Corporate Chapters expand the footprint of United Way Young Leaders by instilling those core values into the culture of your workplace in the Greater Cleveland community. Learn more about our corporate chapters here.

We Want You

Join more than 2,000 active Young Leaders in the Greater Cleveland community.  By signing up to be a Young Leader you will receive the Young Leaders newsletter, invitations to events and opportunities to volunteer within the community. Help us make a difference.

Check Out Young Leaders Upcoming Events

If you would like more information, or to find out how you or your organization can become more involved in Young Leaders, please contact your United Way representative or email

Young Leader Spotlight

Watch this brief video to learn why Andrew is a member of United Way of Greater Cleveland's Young Leaders.

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