Young Leaders Society

THE NEXT GENERATION OF PHILANTHROPIC LEADERS Young Leader Logo

We invite you to join United Way's Young Leaders Society, a group of caring and committed young professionals on a mission to encourage philanthropy and volunteerism among their peers.  Young Leaders are under 40 years old and engage in a wide variety of volunteer projects, networking activities, and social events.  You can join over 400 members making a positive impact!

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OUR MISSION

To make a positive and lasting impact in the Siouxland community, by helping those in need.  To encourage philanthropy and volunteerism, and to help spread the mission of the United Way of Siouxland to the young professionals in our community. 

MEMBERSHIP & BENEFITS

  • Donors under age 40 who contribute $250 or more to United Way of Siouxland's annual campaign

  • Gift can be combined with a spouse or partner

  • Special recognition as a United Way donor

  • Gifts of $500 or more receive additional recognition at the United Way Leadership Level 

  • Opportunities to engage with key community, civic and business leaders 

  • Unique opportunities to engage directly in United Way's work through volunteerism 

  • Professional and personal growth through leadership development opportunities 

  • Invitations to networking events with other young professionals 

  • Inclusion in our social media network community 

INTERESTED IN LEADERSHIP? ASK ABOUT THE YOUNG LEADERS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE! 

This committee plans leadership, volunteer, and networking events for membership development. 

2021 Executive Committee Members:

Amanda Davis, Chair, U. S. Bank

Jesse Hinrichs, Vice-Chair, Scheels

Meghan Calvagna, Spectra

Amanda Wiebe, Trinity Electric Services LLC

Lindsey Gutierrez, St. Luke's Unity Point

Gina Erickson, Westrock Siouxland

Megan Dickinson, South Sioux City Marriott Riverfront

The Young Leaders Caddyshack Scramble Golf Tournament held on June 18, 2021 raised over $9,700 for Imagination Library, a program that provides free books to Siouxland children!

"Luncheon with Leaders" featuring Tim Savona, Tyson Event Center General Manager, will be held later this autumn!  Also watch for the Young Leaders "Get on Board" event.  More details to come in September. 

For more information contact Sharon Messerschmidt at smesserschmidt@unitedwaysiouxland.com or (712) 255-3551.