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There are a variety of ways to get involved with The United Way of Abilene. The Young Leaders Society, Leadership Giving Society, and the Alexis de Tocqueville Society provide opportunities for service and philanthropy. For more ways to Volunteer, visit our Volunteer page.

Volunteering Volunteering

Young Leaders Society

Connect. Serve. Lead.
Connect with like-minded United Way Young Leaders at Community Chats with business and community leaders.
Serve in meaningful activities by coming together with members and their families to provide community service to those in need.
Lead by serving on a Young Leaders Committee and build your personal and professional network.

The mission of the Young Leaders Society is to connect compassionate individuals dedicated to creating vibrant communities through volunteerism and philanthropy. Join the YLS for the Tapped In Speakers Series, community services projects, and other events throughout the year. If you are interested in joining the Young Leaders Society, please contact the United Way of Abilene at 677.1841.

Leadership Giving

Make United Way of Abilene part of your leadership legacy. Your gift will bring diverse groups and resources together to address community needs. In solving the critical challenges that exist in our community please consider how this level of investment to impact lives and families. You can be assured that investment volunteers will exercise their usual diligence when designating community dollars to area organizations. This comprehensive evaluation and emphasis on collaboration increases the value of your investment.

Please keep in mind that United Way seeks lasting change – not just a quick fix. Your investment in United Way will enable program providers and community partners to continue serving individuals, families and neighborhoods right here in West Central Texas.

An investment in United Way targets non-profit programs working toward a United Way vision goal, reviews program demographics, stewardship and results, empowers volunteers to direct community dollars, and encourages collaboration between non-profit organizations = Increases the value of a donation.

Alexis de Toqueville Society

The United Way Tocqueville Society was formed in 1984 to deepen individual understanding of, commitment to, and support for United Way’s work in advancing the common good by creating opportunities for a better life for all. The Tocqueville Society recognizes local philanthropic leaders and volunteer champions in the United States, France and Romania who have devoted time, talent, and funds to create long-lasting changes by tackling our communities’ most serious issues.

The Alexis de Tocqueville Society was named for the French philosopher who recognized, applauded, and immortalized American voluntary action on behalf of the common good. The Society recognizes local philanthropic leaders who have devoted time, talent, and funds to create long-lasting changes by tackling community issues.