Emerging Leaders United

Emerging Leaders United

About the Program

Emerging Leaders United is a program for adults under age 40 who donate or pledge a minimum annual gift of $250 or a combined minimum annual gift of $500 with their spouse.

Emerging Leaders United will allow you to discover and expand your philanthropic passions through volunteering, networking and community involvement. 

Anyone who qualifies for the Emerging Leaders United program AND checks the box on their pledge form will be invited to participate in these opportunities.

To learn more or to become part of this group, contact United Way at
507-345-4551 or MankatoUW@mankatounitedway.org.

Emerging Leader Opportunities

  • Volunteer for various community projects with other Emerging Leaders.

  • Meet corporate and community leaders as well as other young leaders who will help you grow both professionally and in philanthropy.

  • Attend the Tocqueville Speaker Series, in which Tocqueville Society Leaders (those who give a personal annual gift of $10,000 or more) share their professional and personal journeys and their perspectives on philanthropy.

  • Attend the Business of Giving Series, in which regional business leaders invite Emerging Leaders to learn more about what their company's perspective on giving and what they do to give back to the community.


Emerging Leaders Upcoming Events


Volunteer at Books for Kids

Tuesday, September 20

9:30-11:30 AM or 11:30 AM-1:30 PM

North Mankato Fire Station #2

Join fellow Emerging Leaders to volunteer for United Way's Books for Kids program! This program distributes books donated by Capstone to approximately 4,000 regional children six times a year.

We are seeking volunteers to help with our September mailing. You will be labeling/stamping envelopes, stickering books, and putting books/newsletters into the envelopes to be mailed.