Young Professional Leaders News
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…
Group is more than 1,600 members strong and growing By Bradley Roberts There’s a group of young adults working in the Atlanta area with a shared vision to make an impact in the lives of children in Greater Atlanta’s 13-county region. The…
YPL Member, Jessica Sturm Secondary Special Education Lead City Schools of Decatur YPL: Why did you decide to get involved with United Way of Greater Atlanta’s YPL group Jessica: In September, I researched different non-profit organizations in the Atlanta area where I…