United Way of Frederick County Announces the Formation of Emerging Leaders United

Thursday, January 24, 2019 General News
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Individuals of all ages are invited to attend Emerging Leaders United's Launch Party

FREDERICK, Md., Jan. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- On Thursday, January 24, 2019 from

5:00 pm-7:30 pm at New Spire Arts Stages (15 W. Patrick St, Frederick MD, 21701), all individuals ages 21 and up are invited to attend the Launch Party for Emerging Leaders United to learn more about the group and the opportunities available through participation.

ELU is a group for individuals between the ages of 21 and 40 with a mission to engage, inspire, educate and empower young professionals to impact lives and create lasting change in Frederick County through volunteerism, advocacy and philanthropy. ELU will provide unique community impact and professional development opportunities for young professionals.

"Inspiring the young people of Frederick County by encouraging philanthropy, advocacy and volunteerism is our goal," said Gayon Sampson, Chair of Emerging Leaders United.

"United Way knows that young people give differently and they want to see directly how their efforts change the community," says Amanda Holk, United Way of Frederick County's Director of Advancement. "ELU will serve as a network that will guide these individuals along the way," she adds.

For more information about UWFC's Emerging Leaders United, visit http://www.unitedwayfrederick.org/elu or see the attached invitation for the Launch Party Event. For questions regarding Emerging Leaders United, contact Amanda Holk at Aholk@uwfrederick.org or 301-662-2749.

About United Way of Frederick County Since 1938, United Way of Frederick County has been fighting for health, education and financial stability for every person in the Frederick County community. United Way of Frederick County produces the ALICE (Asset-Limited, Income-Constrained, Employed) Report which shows that approximately nearly 40% of households can no longer afford a basic cost of living in Frederick County. Our investments and programs are aligned to support and increase the financial stability of these households.

United Way of Frederick County partners include global, national and local businesses, nonprofits, government, civic and faith-based organizations, along with educators, health providers, senior citizens, students, and others. The organization provides grants to local nonprofits, offers Prosperity Center programs such as free tax preparation and matched savings, mobilizes volunteers, and engages in public policy advocacy. To learn more about United Way of Frederick County and how to get involved, please visit UnitedWayFrederick.org.

Connect with us on social media:

Facebook: @UnitedWayFrederick Twitter: @UnitedWayFred Instagram: @unitedwayfrederick YouTube: youtube.com/UnitedWayofFrederick

Media Contact For more information, please contact Shana Knight at Skngiht@uwfrederick.org or 301-663-4231.

 

SOURCE United Way of Frederick County



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