Working as one to improve the lives of many
Interested in getting involved with Young Leaders?
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.
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 are given 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
- Attend quarterly Speaker Series, where our community’s most prominent leaders share their advice for career development and success
- Grow both professionally and personally through interactions with corporate and community leaders
The Young Leaders annual Fall Ball has been a Connectors Choice Award nominee for Fundraiser of the Year by Cleveland Business Connects (CBC) magazine for the past four years — making this one of the city’s most highly respected events. Young Leaders host the annual Fall Ball gala each October, raising funds for United Way initiatives. See pictures from the 2016 Fall Ball
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.
Young Leaders 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.