YOUNG LEADERS UNITED

The mission of Young Leaders United is to encourage the spirit of philanthropy and volunteerism among emerging community leaders in their 20s and 30s. Members of Young Leaders United are compassionate and generous individuals and couples committed to change in their community by giving advocating and volunteering.

GIVE

Donate $250 or more annually to United Way as an individual or with a spouse. Those who donate $500+ are also recognized as Young Leadership Circle members.

ADVOCATE

Attend learning opportunities to hear from community experts on the latest issues facing our community and explore ways you can advocate and educate others.

VOLUNTEER

Have a direct impact by participating in quarterly Young Leader projects throughout the community.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Member Welcome Luncheon
March 15 | 11:30am-1pm
Midland Country Club
Cost: $15 Lunch Included
Virtual Option Available

Join Young Leaders United for an exclusive luncheon and update on the challenges facing our Midland County students. Kathryn Tate of the Legacy Center will share data from the 2022 Youth Survey and discuss the ways schools and non-profits are partnering to help students overcome these struggles.

Panelists include:
Scott Litle – Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Great Lakes Bay Region
Bev Wenzel – The ROCK Center for Youth Development
Andrea Secrease – Greater Midland North & Coleman Family Centers.

Register

Book Drive
March 15 – 29

In honor of March is Reading Month, we will be collecting new and used kids/teens books to give to families in need during the next Midland County Emergency Food Pantry Network food distribution.

Bring your gently used or new books to the luncheon or drop them off at the United Way of Midland County Office – 115 Jerome Street.

MEET THE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL

Steven Rausch
Dow
Chair

Ashley Raetz-Myers
MidMichigan Health
Past Chair

Emily Korn
Vice Chair
Dow

Ashley Kring
United Way
Staff Liaison

Katie Bell Pearce
United Way
Staff Liaison

Sarah Brooks
Corteva

Melissa Cockrell
Munson Healthcare

Megan Crockett
Senior Services

Matt DeVries
Midland Business Alliance

Garret Fox
Trinseo

Erika Garrison
Farm Bureau Insurance

Kayley Gordert
DuPont

Jessica Kraniak
Dow

Dustin Neumeyer
Three Rivers Corporation

Katherine Soave
Dow

Kristen Williamson
Members First Credit Union