Youth United News

#WhyWednesday: JT Williams

03-13-2019 · Youth United

#WhyWednesday: JT Williams

#WhyWednesday: JT Williams

What’s your “why” – the reason you give, advocate and volunteer in Greater Atlanta? Everyone has a story to share. Today, Youth United board member JT Williams shows us that your why doesn’t have to be complicated. Sometimes it’s as simple as wanting to create an equal playing field for every member of your community.

Ready to dig in and do your part to help Greater Atlanta? Whether you want to volunteer, learn about our giving opportunities, join a group or step up as a nonprofit board leader, United Way of Greater Atlanta can help you fulfill your philanthropic purpose.

#WhyWednesday: David Hsi

02-13-2019 · Youth United

#WhyWednesday: David Hsi

#WhyWednesday: David Hsi

David Hsi, Johns Creek High School junior and Youth United board member, is taking action for the greater good. Today, hear why he’s taking his community involvement to the next level with Youth United.

Interested in learning more about Youth United? A student-led service group, Youth United develops the next generation of community champions by creating new opportunities for high school students to step up as volunteers and leaders. If you know a community-minded high schooler looking to deepen their leadership skills, stay tuned — recruitment for next year’s Youth United board begins soon!

#WhyWednesday: Ellie Munson

01-09-2019 · Youth United

#WhyWednesday: Ellie Munson

#WhyWednesday: Ellie Munson

Ellie Munson knows that she won the birth lottery — and she’s taking a leadership role in her community to help other children have the same opportunities she benefitted from and to improve equity in education.

What’s the birth lottery? Let this Youth United of Greater Atlanta board member break it down for you.

Whether you’re passionate about improving education, health, financial stability, access to housing or filling basic needs for our community, United Way of Greater Atlanta has a way for you to get involved! Ready to get started? Start by learning more about our Child Well-Being Movement, and sign up to volunteer!

#WhyWednesday: Mohamed Hashim

10-17-2018 · Youth United

#WhyWednesday: Mohamed Hashim

#WhyWednesday: Mohamed Hashim

Meet Mohamed Hashim, North Atlanta High School senior and Youth United of Atlanta board member! Mohamed believes that educational opportunity is the best avenue through which to improve our communities and to ensure that everyone can thrive. Today, listen to why he serves his community and is passionate about improving access to quality education.

What cause drives you to give, advocate and volunteer? Tell us why you Live United. Share Your Why with United Way of Greater Atlanta!