Young Leaders Society




We invite you to join United Way’s Young Leaders Society (YLS), a group of caring and committed young professionals on a mission to encourage philanthropy and volunteerism among their peers. YLS members are under 40 years old and engage in a wide variety of volunteer projects, networking conversations and social events. You can Join more than 500 YLS members making a lasting difference for individuals, families and neighborhoods in need.  


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 of our community.


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

  • 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 social events where you can expand your network and meet like minded individuals

  • Inclusion in our social media network community

  • Recognition as a leadership donor of United Way of Siouxland

- Gifts may be combined with a spouse's to receive recognition

- Gifts from Young Leaders of $500 or more will receive additional regognition for the leadership level tied to the amount of the gift.

Young Leader Society brochure


Get more involved and help make a difference. Committee members take their involvement to the next level by planning programs and initiatives for YLS. Learn more. Committees include:

  • Connect Committee.  This committee plans networking and special events.

  • Serve Committee.  This committee works with community outreach and volunteer opportunities.

  • 2020 Lead Committee.  This committee plans leadership events to enhance membership development.

Brandi Wenham Chair Heritage Bank
Amanda Davis Vice Chair U. S. Bank
Meghan Calvaghna Committee    Spectra
Lindsey Gutierrez Committee St. Luke's College
Megan Lueders Committee    Great West Casualty
Jesse Heinrichs Committee    Aventure Staffing
Corey Glaude Committee    Pega Co.
Dustin Wenham Committee    Bomgaars


United Way of Siouxland Young Leaders Society is proud to offer the next semi-annual "Luncheon with Leaders" event!  Join us to learn from Tim Savona, General Manager at Tyson Event Center! Space is limited and you won’t want to miss this great opportunity, so REGISTER today! 

Date:          April 9, 2020

Time:         Noon-1:00 pm

Location:  United Way of Siouxland, 701 Steuben Street, Sioux City, IA  51104


Join us for the 8TH ANNUAL UNDER FORE-TEE CADDYSHACK SCRAMBLE!  Teams are encouraged to dress in their best Caddyshack attire, and prizes will be awarded for best dressed team and individual golfer!  REGISTER now.

Date:           June 19, 2020

Time:           12:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Location:    Two Rivers Golf Course, 600 Stevens Port Drive, Dakota Dunes, SD 57049


To learn more about United Way of Siouxland's Young Leaders Society call 712.255.3551 today!