Young Leaders Society


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. 


JOIN US for the Young Leaders Autumn Socia-Bowl at the War Eagle Lanes, a FREE networking event on Thursday, October 12, 2023 from 4-6 pm! Registration is limited, so sign up NOW!   

The 11th Annual Caddyshack Golf Scramble was held on June 16, 2023 at the Two Rivers Golf Club in Dakota Dunes, SD, 23 teams and lots of fun!  Proceeds go to Imagination Library, a program that provides free books to Siouxland children.

The Spring Luncheon with Leaders was held on April 26, 2023 at the new Re/Max City Centre, featuring Jeff Carlson, Broker Owner, Leader of the Carlson Group at Re/Max Experience.  Jeff's dynamic presentation was given inside the renovated Riviera Theatre.

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. 

2023 Executive Committee Members

Megan Dickinson, Chair, South Sioux City Marriott Riverfront Hotel

Jesse Hinrichs, Past Chair, Iowa's West Coast Initiative

Amanda Davis, U. S. Bank

Todd Fiegen, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Josiah Palsrud, Roger That/Software Development

Shayla Becker, Siouxland Habitat for Humanity


Contact Sharon at or (712) 255-3551 to learn more about the Young Leaders Society.