Connect. Impact. Lead.
Who We Are
Heart of West Michigan United Way Young Leaders Society is open to all young professionals who are interested in learning, growing, and participating as philanthropists to invest in solutions that reduce poverty in West Michigan.
What We Do
We come from all sorts of backgrounds to learn about the most pressing issues facing people in West Michigan, and we invite you to join us to change the story. Young Leaders Society is the next generation of professionals ages 21-35, who volunteer, donate, and build relationships to reduce poverty in our community.
Sign up for our email list to receive our monthly newsletter and event invitations; like our page on Facebook, and check out our Instagram feed, to learn more about us and get involved. We’d love to have you on board!
Pop Up Volunteer Projects
Pop Up Community-Building Lunches
October: Pop Up Giving
November: Affinity Group Holiday Party
January: Brushes with Benefits
February: Art + Community Engagement Show
May: Whitecaps Game
2018 Campaign Core Team
Dana Van Diggelen, Co-Chair
International Brand Manager
Brittney Hesse, Co-Chair
Product Marketing, Sr. Specialist
Charlotte Korson, Chair of Diversity + Inclusion
Associate Advisor, Talent Acquisition
DaiLynn Dietz, Chair of Philanthropy
Associate Application Engineer
Personal Lines Senior Underwriter
Foremost Property Underwriting
Spectrum Health Hospital Group
Laura Urzola Rivas
Talent Acquisition Supervisor
Gordon Food Service
Mortgage Origination Specialist
Lake Michigan Credit Union
Emily Trevor, Staff Liason
Heart of West Michigan United Way