NEWS & EVENTS

Wondering what we have been up to? We love to get together with our leadership societies, offer trainings and help give back to the Greater Rochester community so that everyone can thrive. Check out below to see how we've been connecting with everyone.
 
United Way's Board Training
United Way's Board Training

United Way's Emerging Leaders Society learned and discussed ways to serve the Greater Rochester community through Board service at a Board Development Training. Thanks to our partner, Rochester Young Professionals.

Leaders United
Leaders United

Leaders United was an evening of celebration, conversation and connection with the Tocqueville Society, Women’s Leadership Council, African American Leadership Society, Circulo Latino, Labor Leaders’ Club, Young Leaders Club and other leadership donors.

 

United Way's Emerging Leaders give back for the holidays
United Way's Emerging Leaders give back for the holidays

Our Emerging Leaders members partnered with the Salvation Army to help families in our community celebrate the holiday season. Volunteers helped individuals pick out gifts and food for their families and loved ones.

United Way employees give back
United Way employees give back

Our staff holiday project was to collect baby items for families at our Community Fund partners, YWCA of Rochester & Monroe County and Charles Settlement house. We collected and donated diapers, blankets, bottles, bibs, binkies and other baby items to help all of our community’s littlest members get the best start to life.

Breakfast with Lee Cockerell
Breakfast with Lee Cockerell

Former executive vice president of operations for the Walt Disney World resort and author of Creating Magic, Lee Cockerell, was an amazing guest speaker at a breakfast event in December. Many thanks to Dixon Schwabl for sponsoring.

ROC the Day
ROC the Day

Thanks to your contributions and ROCstar statuses, we raised $747,794 for our local community for the 2016 ROC the Day! Thank you to all of our wonderful ROCstar donors, participating agencies and community partners. 

AALDP Graduation
AALDP Graduation

Congratulations to all of the 2016 United Way African American Leadership Development Program graduates! We had a great luncheon to celebrate the commencement of the 2016 AALDP class and to honor our African American Leadership Society.

President's Panel on Higher Education
President's Panel on Higher Education

The Women's Leadership Council President's Panel on Higher Education was a hit! Many thanks to Dr. Anne Kress from Monroe Community College, Dr. Heidi Macpherson from SUNY Brockport, Dr. Deana Porterfield from Roberts Wesleyan College and Dr. Denise Battles from SUNY Geneso.

Loyal Donor Luncheon
Loyal Donor Luncheon

Our Loyal Donor Luncheon celebration was such an inspiring event! We had more than 150 people who have been giving for 25 years or more to United Way all in the same room. 

Women's Leadership Summit
Women's Leadership Summit

We were glad to once again partner with the Rochester Business Journal for the Women's Leadership Summit.

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