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.

United Way and Business Council of Westchester Hold Not-for-Profit Leadership Summit
“Building Community” was the theme of the May 6 event in Tarrytown TARRYTOWN, N.Y. – (MAY 6, 2019) – The business
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United Way and Girl Scouts Partner on United2Read Literacy Program
Ossining Girl Scouts collect 3,000 books and assemble 1,000 reading kits being distributed to preschools in Ossining Ossining, N.Y, (April,
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Applications Sought for Ruth Taylor Scholarships
Awards will go to graduate students in social work or public health White Plains, N.Y., April 11, 2019– Westchester County graduate
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United Way Announces Departure of President and CEO Alana Sweeny
Board and seven-member committee launch a nationwide search for new leader White Plains, New York—Alana Sweeny, President and CEO of
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United Way 2019 Gala Breaks Attendance and Fundraising Records
Gala at Doral Arrowwood, on March 14, raises more than $510,000, the largest amount UWWP history WHITE PLAINS, NY – United
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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.