Young Philanthropists

United Way’s Young Philanthropists is a group of passionate, community-focused, up-and-coming professionals in their twenties or thirties who want to connect with like-minded peers, serve their community, and develop as leaders for change.

Young Philanthropists achieve these goals through participation in annual United Way volunteer events, engaging in the issues faced by others in our community, by giving personally, and by sharing the United Way mission with peers.

As a Young Philanthropist, members give $1,000 or more annually.


  • Invitations to networking receptions, social events, United Way events, and community building activities.
  • The opportunity to make an impact by taking part in meaningful activities including volunteer projects, mentoring, and community service projects.
  • Gaining firsthand knowledge of the unique non-profit landscape in and around Washington, DC through discussions with business, philanthropic, and non-profit leaders.
  • Access to unique to professional development opportunities and activities.
  • Recognition in the Annual Report.

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