Emerging Leaders

Emerging Leaders

Mission & Vision: United Way Emerging Leaders is the next generation of professionals, uniting to help our community thrive. We seek to spark and sustain professionals to improve the community and themselves.


  1. Make a Difference in Marathon County: Contribute your time, talents, and monetary resources to create a meaningful impact on Marathon County.

  2. Grow an Engaged Membership: Join our vibrant community and become a part of our engaged membership, dedicated to making a positive difference.

  3. Cultivate Leadership Skills: Foster your leadership skills for both professional and personal development, creating a foundation for lasting success.

Upcoming Events: Explore the online calendar for a list of exciting United Way and Emerging Leaders events.

Social Media: Check out our Facebook group to see what we're doing, what we've done, and what we have coming up! Emerging Leaders will also be coming to LinkedIn soon. Stay tuned!

Get In Touch: Connect with us by reaching out to Emily Champine, Affinity Groups Coordinator:

Resources: Navigate through our resources:


CONNECT: Embark on a journey of networking and community engagement with Emerging Leaders. As a member, you'll enjoy invitations to exclusive Back Stage Pass events and our signature Connect events, including the annual Pop Up Dinner and Jingle & Mingle.

SERVE: Make a tangible impact through volunteer projects. Gain insights into local needs and actively contribute to hands-on initiatives, from serving community meals to maintaining Born Learning Trails and supporting elderly and disabled residents through annual lawn care.

LEAD: Enhance your leadership skills by joining committees, chairing service projects, and attending professional development events. Off the Records sessions provide unique opportunities to connect with local leaders in intimate settings.

Unveil a future of impact, growth, and leadership with United Way Emerging Leaders—where community thrives, and professionals rise. Join us on this empowering journey today!

2024 Emerging Leaders Sponsors

  2024 Connect Event Sponsors

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2024 Serve Event Sponsors

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 2024 Lead Event Sponsors

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