Youth United News

#WhyWednesday: Askya Alexander

09-04-2019 · Youth United

#WhyWednesday: Askya Alexander

#WhyWednesday: Askya Alexander

For Askya Alexander, representation matters. Today, hear why Askya joined Youth United and uses her platform to pave a way for others in the Greater Atlanta to have the opportunities that she does.

Youth United (YU) is your source for high school student-centered volunteer opportunities. Led by a student board, YU offers unique and impactful service projects that improve the lives of children and families throughout Greater Atlanta. We will be introducing our newest class of Youth United Board Members at our upcoming Youth United Kick-off on Sept. 21, 2019. Learn more about the YU Kickoff event here.

#WhyWednesday: Andrew Maiorino

05-29-2019 · Youth United

#WhyWednesday: Andrew Maiorino

#WhyWednesday: Andrew Maiorino

Today, hear from Cambridge High School student and Youth United board member Andrew Maiorino! What’s Andrew’s “why”? He says, “My passion is literacy, because literacy opens doors.”

Hear more about why Andrew chooses to give back to his community as a Youth United board member:

United Way of Greater Atlanta’s Youth United is a place for the next generation of community leaders to share ideas, take action and make an impact. Open to high school students, Youth United is student-led and focused on service. Click here to learn more about joining Youth United or submit a board application!

#WhyWednesday: Khushi Magiawala

05-08-2019 · Youth United

#WhyWednesday: Khushi Magiawala

#WhyWednesday: Khushi Magiawala

Khushi Magiawala is passionate about improving education and mental health in Greater Atlanta. Today, hear this Alpharetta High School senior & Youth United board member share why she lives united!

What are the issues you care about? Whether it’s education, health, financial stability, or homelessness, United Way of Greater Atlanta has a way to plug in and make a difference. Click here to learn more about what we do to improve community well-being across Greater Atlanta’s 13 counties.

#WhyWednesday: Sanaa Edole

04-17-2019 · Youth United

#WhyWednesday: Sanaa Edole

#WhyWednesday: Sanaa Edole

Sanaa Edole wants to change the world, starting with her community. Today, hear why she serves Greater Atlanta as a board member with Youth United!

United Way of Greater Atlanta’s Youth United group gives high school students the opportunity to build leadership skills and take action to change their community. Youth United board members deep dive into community issues, determining how they can best make an impact. Click here to learn more about YU board membership!

#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.