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Mission

To attract, enlighten and rally early to mid-career professionals around the United Way of Palm Beach County by creating a society of like-minded individuals who believe in giving back financially while being able to network, participate in community service projects and educational opportunities.

Start making an impact today.

ELS provides the avenue for early to mid-career professionals to take action and learn how to most effectively give back with their time, talent and resources to make the greatest difference in your community. At exclusive mixers, members CONNECT with other entrepreneurs, business people and executives who share a common goal: to make an impact. Membership creates opportunities to SERVE at volunteer projects and agency tours. By becoming a member of this select group, you will LEAD the way for others to become inspired about all the good United Way of Palm Beach County does in the community.


 

Emerging Leaders Society Membership

You are invited to attend a complimentary ELS event. After getting to know our members and mission, we hope that you will become an official member with a minimum $250 annual donation to United Way of Palm Beach County. Donations can be accepted through payroll deductions (for United Way affiliated companies), debited from your bank account monthly, or by making a one-time donation.

Three Ways to Make a Difference with your ELS Membership:

Society Supporter  |  $250 annually ($5 a week)

For the cost of one coffee a week for a year, you can provide hygiene kits for 104 homeless individuals. As a benefit of your donation, you will gain access to select professional development, social, and volunteer opportunities.

Everyday Hero  |  $365 annually ($7 a week)

For the cost of one phone app a week for a year, you can provide diapers for 120 families with young children. As a benefit of your donation, you will:

  • Gain access to select professional development, social, and volunteer opportunities
  • Be eligible to apply to be an ELS Ambassador
  • Have the opportunity to attend site visits with UW partner agencies

Impact Maker  |  $500 annually ($10 a week)

For the cost of eating out for lunch once a week for a year, you can provide a wheelchair, hospital bed and lift for a traumatic brain injury patient. As a benefit of your donation, you will:

  • Gain access to select professional development, social, and volunteer opportunities
  • Be eligible to apply to be an ELS Ambassador
  • Have the opportunity to attend site visits with UW partner agencies
  • Receive invitations to select events with Leadership Circle, Women United, Tocqueville Society, and UW Board members.
  • Receive invitation to exclusive event with UW Board Chair.

JOIN TODAY!

If you are looking to become a member of a networking group that makes a difference, look no further. If you join today you will become a steward of the community while expanding your group of associates, friends and colleagues.

If you already donate $250 or more to United Way through your workplace and would like to connect your contribution to an ELS membership, please click here.

For further information about the Emerging Leaders Society, please contact Lindsey White, Associate Vice President of Philanthropy at (561) 375-6626 or email ELS@unitedwaypbc.org.


ELS Project of the Year: FAU’s OWLdopt A Room

Emerging Leaders Society has selected FAU’s OWLdopt a Room program as its Project of the Year. This program serves incoming FAU students who have experienced foster care or homelessness by providing basic household items to ease their transition to campus life. Learn more about the program here, or purchase an item for a student through this Amazon wishlist.

Get to know ELS at one of our upcoming events!

Check in here to see what’s next on our calendar – we offer exciting, educational and engaging events year round.
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2020 ELS Steering Committee

  • Chair: Danielle Skorski, The Breakers
    Christel Andio, Cemex
    Lindsey Bader, Northwestern Mutual
    Brad Hertzberg, Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County
    Connor Lewis, Plastridge Insurance
  • Vice Chair: Eva Greene, BDO
    Katherine Murphy, National Alliance on Mental Illness
    Joe Shearouse, Kitson & Partners
    Karina Swette, Oliver Wyman Group
    Noah Tennyson, Nason Yeager

2020 ELS Ambassadors

  • Michael Brosky, Pratt & Whitney
    Sarah Campbell, Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium
    Jonelle Compiani, TBC Corp.
    Scott Dalton, Rosenthal Levy
    Kelly Eppy, Covelli Enterprises
    Charlotte Gill, Nonprofits First
    Karissa Grant, Rosenthal Levy
    Glenys Hedrington, Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies
  • Christian Londono, Palm Tran
    Jessica McMillan, Capital One Cafe
    Ashley Mock, Group One Mortgage
    Meredith Rollo, FPL
    Bryce Sartory, The Honda Classic
    Alexander Schneider, Shutts & Bowen
    Stacey Weinger, Asst. Attorney at City of West Palm Beach

Accreditations

Contributions benefit United Way of Palm Beach County, a not-for-profit tax-exempt organization. Our EIN is 59-0683258.
“A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION OF UNITED WAY OF PALM BEACH COUNTY, CH802, MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE 1.800.435.7352 WITHIN THE STATE OF FLORIDA, OR AT www.freshfromflorida.com/Divisions-Offices/Consumer-Services. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.” United Way of Palm Beach County receives 100% of each contribution.