Join Women United for the Annual Membership Meeting on October 17 at Country Club of York. CLICK HERE to RSVP.
Join us for food, cocktails, and to hear from organizations who support Women United's local vision of building a stronger community through literacy and lifelong learning. This event will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Country Club of York, 1400 Country Club Road, York, PA 17403.
Get to know our panelists!
Dr. Marie Kellett
Marie Kellett, MD, joined Family First Health in August 2016. She received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Loyola College in Baltimore, MD. Dr. Kellett received her Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD. She was awarded the William D. Kaplan, MD Award at her graduation. This award is voted on by the graduating class and presented to the graduate expected to be the most compassionate physician.
Jessica Delp holds the position of Director of Product Program at Girl Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania. As such, she is responsible for helping to cultivate the next generation of female entrepreneurs via the renowned Girl Scout Cookie Program. Jessica graduated from York College of Pennsylvania with her Bachelor of Science degree in Behavioral Science. With a true passion to serve her community, Jessica has volunteered in a plethora of not-for-profit organizations including; American Cancer Society, Olivia’s House: A Grief and Loss Center for Children, Big Brothers/Big Sisters of York and Adams County and Heavenly Paws Pet Rescue.
Brent Toomey has worked in human services for more than 40 years including YWCA-Hanover, TrueNorth Wellness Center, American Red Cross-Hanover and United Way of York County. She currently serves as the Gift Officer, Southern Region, for New Hope Ministries, a position she has held since 2016. Brent is passionate about issues that impact people living in poverty, with mental illness, women and children.
Purpose: To unite women and demonstrate their power to effect positive change as philanthropists, role models, mentors and leaders.
Women United is a group where, regardless of age and background, women can come together to impact the lives of those in York County through volunteer projects, mentoring and hands-on leadership. Women in York County who currently contribute to United Way of York County and fall into the Membership Criteria (listed below) are invited to join this group of women.
Volunteer With Women United
Members, family and friends are invited to participate in Fall Fest at Leg Up Farm on Saturday, October 13, where Women United will be manning a pumpkin decorating area! Volunteers are needed for two shifts: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Curious as to the volunteer projects we've tackled in the past?
Women United was thrilled to participate in United Way of York County's Day of Action, York’s largest single-day volunteer event, by painting the fence at Able-Services! Nearly 20 individuals made quick work of the project, which was a great opportunity for members and friends to better get to know one another. Thank you to all who joined us. Check out photos from the Women United project and many of the other 76 projects from the 2018 Day of Action.
And, stay tuned for additional volunteer opportunities coming up!
Help us support #yorkreads initiatives in York County!
Women United strives to build a stronger community by promoting literacy and lifelong learning. In May 2018, a Little Free Library was installed at the Bob Hoffman Branch of the YMCA of York and York County, in Dover. Supported by Women United members, the library is just one of United Way of York County's #yorkreads initiatives, which offer an additional outlet to distribute age-appropriate books to children and families who may otherwise not have access, and to encourage reading in the home.
At each Women United event, look for the table set up to collect new and gently used books that will support this Little Free Library, and help us to create more opportunities for reading!
- Currently contribute $500 or more annually to the United Way of York County, or
- Pledge to step up my gift to reach $500 annually within 3 years, or
- Become a new contributor and agree to step up to $500 annually within 3 years.
2018 Women United Steering Committee
Christi Brown, Women United Chair, WellSpan Health
Andrea Bledsoe, Print-O-Stat
Vickie Chronister, York Traditions Bank
Natalie Fuhrman, Reinsel Kuntz Lesher LLP
Angie Hartman, OSS Health
Jennifer Hitz, Leg Up Farm
Sandra King, Glatfelter Insurance Group
Deb Messersmith, PeoplesBank, A Codorus Valley Company
Melissa Pierce, WellSpan Health
Dottie Rohrbaugh, Community Volunteer
Thank you to WellSpan Health for being the Title Sponsor of Women United.
Thank you to Print O Stat, RKL, OSS Health, PeoplesBank and Glatfelter Insurance Group for being Presenting Sponsors:
Thank you to our Annual Meeting Event Sponsor, FirstEnergy:
Thank you to our Flower Sponsor, Royer's:
For additional information about Women United, please contact Sarah Chain at 717-771-3820 or via email at email@example.com.