Young Professional Leaders News
01-16-2020 · Young Professional Leaders
YPL Member, Shamriel Lowery Learning & Development Specialist Kaiser Permanente YPL: Why did you decide to get involved with United Way of Greater Atlanta’s YPL group? Shamriel: I decided to get involved in YPL because community service and advocacy is near to…
01-15-2020 · Young Professional Leaders
#WhyWednesday: Juliet Udeochu
Juliet Udeochu is the Volunteer Recruitment Manager for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta and serves on our Young Professional Leaders (YPL) board. She believes the children of Greater Atlanta are our future. Today, hear why she is passionate about ensuring the children are well in our region.
United Way, along with dozens of partners, has developed a set of measures that the community can use to assess how its children, the families that support them and the community that surrounds them, are doing. This enables us to track our progress and determine what levers are the most effective in ensuring “all the children are well.” See how the children are doing in your community here.
12-13-2019 · Young Professional Leaders
YPL Member, Channing Reames Supply Chain Analyst II Genuine Parts Company YPL: Why did you decide to get involved with United Way of Greater Atlanta’s YPL group? Channing: I’ve always felt a calling to make an impact in my community by working…
Our annual holiday tradition was a record success! Nearly 300 young professionals and our partners joined us to serve at 12 different volunteer sites, bringing hope and joy of the season to hundreds of children and their families. We addressed many barriers…
11-13-2019 · Young Professional Leaders
#WhyWednesday: Curtis Carter
“It’s important to me to get in, roll up my sleeves and volunteer.”
Curtis Carter is a customer engagement manager for Campus Management Corp. and a Young Professional Leaders (YPL) board member. Curtis found that volunteering through YPL gives him an opportunity to meet new people and serve his community. Today, hear why Curtis donates his time and talent to United Way!
United Way of Greater Atlanta Young Professional Leaders (YPL), is a compassionate, committed group of individuals on a mission to encourage the spirit of philanthropy. YPL members represent some of the top emerging leaders in Greater Atlanta, including Atlanta Business Chronicle’s “40 under 40,” as well as community and civic leaders. Chosen as one of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s five professional clubs for millennials, YPL is the group of choice for community-minded young people. In 2015, 1,335 members donated more than $1.9 million to United Way of Greater Atlanta. Join the YPL movement as they take ownership today of Atlanta’s tomorrow. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.