Youth United News

Introducing the 2018-19 Youth United Board!

09-10-2018 · Youth United

Introducing the 2018-19 Youth United Board!

We are excited to announce that after a highly competitive selection process, we’re ready to roll with this year’s new Youth United board! These 16 students are here to lead the student service movement in Atlanta. They’ll be doing intensive trainings and putting…

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Youth United Alumni: Roman Bacchetta

08-20-2018 · Youth United

Youth United Alumni: Roman Bacchetta

"My name is Roman Bacchetta, and I’m a sophomore at Vanderbilt University. From volunteer to board member to intern, it’s been quite a journey for me with United Way. Two years ago, I applied to become a member of the inaugural Youth…

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#WhyWednesday: Abby Challas

05-09-2018 · Youth United

#WhyWednesday: Abby Challas

Share Your Why: Abby Challas

Grady High School junior Abby Challas was looking for a way that she could contribute to the community issues she saw every day – but she wasn’t finding opportunities for high school students. Finally, she found her fit with Youth United of Atlanta.

Youth United is a student-led group that creates leadership opportunities for high school students ready to engage with their communities and make a difference. Know a student who is ready to get involved? Tell them about Youth United of Atlanta – or send them the Youth United board application!

To learn more about Share Your Why and how you can inspire other donors, advocates and volunteers with your story, head to our Share Your Why page.

#WhyWednesday: Brandon Fields

05-02-2018 · Youth United

#WhyWednesday: Brandon Fields

Share Your Why: Brandon Fields

For Brandon Fields of Deloitte, mentoring youth and building up the next generation is just part of being a good member of your community. Today, hear why he believes in investing in child well-being:

How do you give, advocate and volunteer? Share your story and inspire others just like you! At United Way of Greater Atlanta, we want to hear your “why.” Learn more.

#WhyWednesday: Dori Balser

04-25-2018 · Youth United

#WhyWednesday: Dori Balser

Share Your Why: Dori Balser

As Maya Angelou said, “When you learn, teach. When you get, give.”

Dori Balser, Riverwood International Charter School senior and Youth United of Atlanta board member, recognizes the privileges she grew up with, and is doing her part to give back to her community. Today, hear her share what being a part of Youth United means to her and how she’s a part of the child well-being movement.

What’s the purpose that drives you to give, advocate and volunteer? We all have a story to tell. Share yours with United Way of Greater Atlanta and inspire others across our region! Learn more about Share Your Why.