Young Professional Leaders News
August 10, 2019 Keonda M. Banks On Saturday, August 10th, 2019, 45 YPL (Young Professional Leaders) members and other United Way volunteers had the opportunity to visit the newest United Way Kids Home Initiative site in South Fulton. On this bright and…
08-12-2019 · Young Professional Leaders
“As the 2019 -2020 Chair of United Way’s Young Professional Leaders, I am honored and humbled to have this opportunity to serve. The opportunity to lead this organization is a testament that Atlanta remains a place where dreams are able to take…
07-10-2019 · Young Professional Leaders
#WhyWednesday: Candice Dixon
“United Way has served as the place where I’ve learned to become a more impactful volunteer and community leader.” Today, hear why Candice Dixon, Director of Corporate Partnership Development at Community Health Charities and member of United Way’s Young Professional Leaders, is dedicated to helping communities in Greater Atlanta thrive!
How do you get involved and raise awareness for issues that matter to you? 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! Learn more about YPL and how you can get involved here.
06-12-2019 · Young Professional Leaders
#WhyWednesday: Sarah Smith
For Sarah Smith, the inspiration to give back came early—and it all started with her Nana. Today, hear why this Young Professional Leaders advisory board member gives, advocates and volunteers with United Way of Greater Atlanta.
Sometimes the inspiration behind community service isn’t a why – it’s a who! Is there someone who has sparked your interest in philanthropy? We’d love to hear all about it. Give your inspiration a shout-out and send in your story to United Way of Greater Atlanta!
05-16-2019 · Young Professional Leaders
YPL Member, Troy Felder HR Manager, Genuine Parts Company Shared Services YPL: Why did you decide to get involved with United Way of Greater Atlanta’s YPL group Troy: I have been fortunate enough to lead a few GPC fundraising campaigns for…