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Emerging Leaders

Emerging Leaders


Our goal is to connect Emerging Leaders with United Way, local non-profits, and philanthropic opportunities that create positive change in Harrison County communities. Our mission is to bring the best, brightest, and most driven individuals together to create IMPACT. This diverse group of emerging leaders will pioneer community impact initiatives that will strengthen our society and create social awareness.

As an Emerging Leader you will: EFFECT POSITIVE CHANGE by taking part in meaningful volunteer projects and events. CONNECT WITH LIKE-MINDED LEADERS focused on philanthropic development. INCREASE YOUR LEADERSHIP CAPACITY through access to professional development opportunities.

Membership levels


Any young professional who donates $250 or more


  • Invitations to exclusive events including volunteer projects, social networking events, and United Way events.
  • Leadership Opportunities such as committee and board positions, planning teams, and community outreach.
  • Community Recognition on website, social media, newsprint, and United Way publications.
  • Opportunities to serve on United Way committees.

Leadership Member

Any young professional who donates $500 or more

  • All benefits listed previously
  • Advocacy and leadership opportunities
  • Professional development opportunities, such as serving on the Emerging Leaders Steering Committee or other United Way committees
  • Guest speaker opportunities at United Way events

Not yet a United Way of Harrison County donor? Click the red button to Join Us!

Click here to fill out the application today!

Upcoming Events



  • Jan. 9 5:30 p.m. - Steering Committee Meeting at The Social Tap
  • Jan. 30 5:30 p.m. - Emerging Leaders Social - Mountain State Brewing Co. - Come have a drink with the group and network! Guests are welcome!
  • HIRED OR FIRED EVENT - March 13th we will be hosting a prep class and on March 20th we will be hosting the acutal event!
  • Feb. 6 5:30 p.m. - Steering Committee Meeting at The Social Tap

The complete 2020 schedule will be posted by the end of February 2020. Stay tuned! Thank you!