United Way’s Emerging Leaders Alliance

Emerging Leaders Alliance is a network of young professionals under 45 who are interested both in philanthropy and in making positive changes in our community. The mission of ELA is to cultivate the next generation of community leaders in Westchester and Putnam Counties, with a focus on philanthropy, community service, as well as professional and personal development.

COVID-19: Free Food Distribution for Putnam Residents
To help those who have been financially affected by the COVID-19 public health emergency, the United Way of Westchester of
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COVID-19 Response: United Way, Other Nonprofits, and Food Establishments Partner to Delivered Meals to Putnam Residents
United Way of Westchester and Putnam has partnered with Community Cares, the Putnam County Business Council, and local food establishments to
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United Way of Westchester and Putnam’s Responds to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Our Communities
As a convener and provider of resources, United Way has always been uniquely positioned in the community, in partnership with
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United Way Provides Coronavirus Relief in up to $50,000 in Grants to Westchester Nonprofits
The United Way of Westchester and Putnam announced that in response to the hardships created by the Coronavirus it is
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Nonprofit Westchester and United Way Convene Nonprofits to Assess Needs and Develop a Collaborative Action Plan in Relation to the
The United Way of Westchester and Putnam and Nonprofit Westchester organized a meeting with executives from local not-for-profit organizations and
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Be counted! Participate in the 2020 Census
The 2020 Census is here.  It has never been easier to respond on your own, whether online, over the phone
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Coronavirus – Nonprofit Resources
Resources to help your organization navigate through the effects of the coronavirus. 3/20/20 The Child Care Council of Westchester is
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Coronavirus – Closures- Other
Government Service Closures Library Closures Nonprofit Closures or Service Updates School Closures Apple has closed all of its retail stores
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Coronavirus – Closures – Libraries
School Closures Government Service Closures Nonprofit Closures or Service Updates Updated on 3/14/2020 at 9:30 a.m. PUTNAM The Brewster Library
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Special Events & Fundraising Committee

Plans social, fundraising and other events throughout the year.

Volunteer & Community Outreach Committee

Identifies valuable volunteering opportunities and organizes volunteer events for members to take part in.

Membership Committee

Engages current members and tracks & recruits potential new members.

Marketing & Communication Committee

Promotes the ELA and its events, and creates content for social media, marketing materials and monthly e-newsletter.



Access to business leaders, volunteers and other like-minded professionals. A variety of networking events will take place throughout the year.


Participate in hands-on, impactful volunteer activities which are selected based on current issues in the community

Professional and Personal Development

Meet and learn from Westchester’s top executives and community leaders. Opportunity to Chair/Co-Chair one of the committees.

Updates on Current Local Issues

Updates on the biggest issues in the community and how your contributions are making a difference.

Invitations to Exclusive ELA and UWWP Events

All events and activities are exclusive. Members are welcome to bring guests.


For more information on ELA and how to get involved, contact Faith Ann Butcher at fbutcher@uwwp.org.