Leadership Society

The United Way Leadership Society recognizes annual gifts of $1,000 or more to United Way of Summit County (alone or combined with the gift from a spouse). Members are part of a special circle of individuals whose exceptional generosity reflects extraordinary dedication to improving the quality of life in Summit County.

For more information about the Leadership Society contact Sarah Catherine Teixeira at 330.643.5517 or by email.

Benefits of Membership

Leadership Society members have the opportunity to:

  • Be featured in our local “Leaders in Giving Directory.”
  • Participate in three leadership donor affinity groups – the Dorothy O. Jackson Society, Women United and Emerging Leaders United.

Leadership Society Giving Levels

  • Platinum: $7,500 - $9,999
  • Gold: $5,000 - $7,499
  • Silver: $2,500 - $4,999
  • Copper: $1,500 - $2,499
  • Bronze: $1,000 - $1,499

Brian Thomas: Leadership Society

At first, Brian Thomas, president and CEO of AAA Akron Auto Club, eased into his increasing involvement with various nonprofit organizations, including United Way of Summit County. “The emerging...