Leadership Has Its Benefits

Your Leadership Level gift to United Way distinguishes you as a philanthropist. You are interested in uncovering the root causes of community issues and are committed to solving them.

As a Leadership Donor you work both behind-the scenes and in the trenches.  Your philanthropic interests can be matched to a specific service area as your leadership gift is channeled into meaningful, measurable community impact.

Leadership Donors lead by example, shaping the path to the future of our community and impacting lives.  Leadership giving is possible for as little as $10 per week and can do so much in Northeast Mississippi.

Alexis de Tocqueville Society:

$10,000 and above

Pillar Society – Corinthian: 

$5,000 – $9,999

Pillar Society – Ionic:

$2,500 – $4,999

Pillar Society – Doric:

$1,000 – $2,499

Granite Society – Cornerstone:

$750 – $999

Granite Society – Foundation:

$500 – $749

What your Leadership Gift can do:

$ 0

For the cost of a $10 meal each week for a year

You can feed 36 families for a week.

$ 0

For the cost of a $50 date night each month for a year

You can provide 14 individuals with a doctor’s visit and medication.

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For the cost of a $3 coffee each day for a year

You can provide 7 children with a night of shelter.


Non-leadership individual giving:

Not everyone has the opportunity to give through a workplace campaign. Whether you are retired, work for yourself, or your employer doesn’t participate with United Way, we have other options for you to invest in your community! Consider making a direct gift to support our work in Academic Success, Health & Wellness, and Family Stability across Northeast Mississippi. You can give online or give us a call at 662-841-9133 or email Ethan at ethan@unitedwaynems.org to learn about other options.
While there is no minimum gift required, investments of $500 or more per year qualify you for membership in our Leadership Society and, if applicable, one of our two affinity groups: Women United and Groundswell.