Young Leaders Society

Who We Are

United Way of Washtenaw County Young Leaders Society (YLS) develops the next generation of leaders by providing opportunities for philanthropy, long-term relationship building, professional development and community engagement.
We invite community-oriented individuals or couples to join us in creating lasting change.

What can YLS offer me?

The Young Leaders Society offers members the unique opportunity to:

                 SERVE: Participate in unique volunteer projects, focused on our impact areas, that make a meaningful

                 impact on our community 

                 LEAD: Develop your personal and professional skills by learning from top community leaders through

                 our Speaker Series or lead in our steering committee

                 CONNECT: Network with other professionals and C-suite leaders who have a passion for our community

                 through a variety of events 

Upcoming Events

October 10th, 5-8 pm
Ypsilanti Frieghthouse

Member of the Month

Margo Davis

Project Manager, Great Lakes Commission

How can I join?

Joining YLS starts with your gift, through workplace giving or an individual donation, to United Way of Washtenaw County.
Giving Levels:
Member: donate an annual gift of $175 + (~$14 a month)
Premium member: donate an annual gift of $500 + (~$41 a month)
  • Free "Live United" t-shirt
  • Networking, learning and leading opportunities 
  • Discounted fee for YLS events (free for premium members) *excludes cornhole & mixer
  • Opportunity to be featured on all social media outlets as Member of the Month
  • Opportunities to volunteer; focused on our impact areas of Education, Financial Stability and Health

For more information on the Young Leaders Society, email us at

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