Are you a young professional looking to get involved in the community? Emerging Leaders Society may be the right fit for you!
Purpose: To build a stronger, caring community by engaging emerging community leaders and United Way supporters through volunteerism, education and networking.
Vision: For each member to grow their relationship with the United Way of York County by increasing financial generosity, volunteerism, and civic engagement.
Individuals between the ages of 21-40ish who contribute $250 or more to United Way of York County
Interest in community involvement and a desire to make long-lasting, positive change in York County
Access to prominent community leaders
Networking, educational and volunteer events
Leadership development programs
Recognition in United Way of York County publications
CLICK HERE to view the membership criteria flyer.
Emerging Leaders Society is giving back for the holidays!
Check out several ways to be a part of our volunteer efforts in November and December:
We are currently collecting funds to support the purchase of children's toys to benefit Children's Aid Society - The Lehman Center, one of United Way's incredible partner agencies. CLICK HERE to make your donation by end of day December 2.
Make your selection directly and purchase a gift from The Lehman Center's holiday wish list! Gifts will be shipped to United Way of York County, and ELS will deliver them along with toys purchased through donations received in November. CLICK HERE
to view the wish list and make your purchase by end of day December 2.
Volunteer at the Food Bank
Join ELS at the York County Food Bank on Saturday, December 14, to pack Give-A-Meal boxes for the community. Sign up for a two-hour shift between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m., and make an impact with your fellow ELS members and guests! CLICK HERE
to view shifts and sign up.
Lunch & Learn: Accidental Leadership
Thank you to everyone who attended our November Lunch & Learn on accidental leadership, led by Kim Alvarez, Director of Development at SpiriTrust Lutheran. Kim shared great insights on how to manage up, navigate difficult conversations, and set fair boundaries to maintain your sanity!
ELS volunteers for Day of Action!
Thank you to the ELS members and friends who volunteered for United Way of York County's Day of Action. ELS was at YWCA York, spending time in child care classrooms with children from 6 weeks to 5 years old, and we're not sure who had more fun! Check out photos from the ELS project and from the 80+ other projects around York County!
2019 Annual Reception
Thank you to all who attended the ELS Annual Reception on April 30, presented by PeoplesBank, A Codorus Valley Company. This was a great chance to connect with new and returning ELS members, as well as Leadership Givers and community leaders.
Attendees heard from Tocqueville Society Chair Kent Ketterman on the power of mentorship and the importance of giving back to build a stronger, caring community, and from Jose Santiago of the New American Welcome Center, on the impact of this United Way-funded program.
Thanks to Wyndridge Farm for hosting, and to Tocqueville Society member and owner Dr. Steve Groff for sharing updates on their next venture.
Thank you to our sponsors!
2019 ELS Steering Committee
Andrew Koplitz, Chair, PeoplesBank, A Codorus Valley Company
Cristina Andrewleski, McConkey Insurance & Benefits
Marco Angelone, RKL
Kelly Bradburn, York Traditions Bank
Tony Campisi, The Wolf Company
Elle Hale, Century 21 Core Partners
Robert Innerst, The York Water Company
Aislinn King, Menasha Packaging
Ryan Luckenbaugh, Stambaugh Ness
Michael Perry, Glatfelter Insurance Group
Matthew Ruth, Fulton Bank
Nicholas Snyder, energyObjective, A Shipley Energy Co.
Mary Zeigler, WellSpan Health
For more information or to join the Emerging Leaders Society, please contact Bryce Kruger at 717-771-3809.