Leadership giving

LEAD UNITED

Becoming a leadership donor is the perfect way to ensure you are making a great impact on our community’s most important issues. It is a great way to put your money where your values are.Leadership Giving Recognition:United Way of Kern County is pleased to recognize donors who make annual gifts of $500 or more per year. By making a generous gift at any of the four leadership levels you show your extra support for the mission to LIVE UNITED.What Does It Take to Be a Leadership Donor?Your leadership gift is a key part of United Way’s ability to meet our goals around Education, Income & Health.

Giving Levels Amount per Paycheck(26 checks) (12 checks)
Platinum $5,000 – $9,999 $193 – $384 $386 – $768
Gold $2,500 – $4,999 $ 97 – $192 $194 – $384
Silver $1,000 – $2,499 $ 39 – $ 96 $ 78 – $192
Bronze $   500 – $   999 $ 19 – $ 48 $ 39 – $ 96

For more information on your leadership gift, please contact our Resource Development Manager.Loyal Contributors:Donors who have made gifts to the United Way for 10 years or more (does not have to be consecutive) are given Loyal Contributor status and are eligible for special recognition in the workplace and in United Way of Kern County publications.Please let us know who you are! Go to Loyal Contributor Survey – we would like to know what shaped your involvement with United Way. Also, we value your opinion about our community needs and initiatives.Emerging Leaders:Emerging Leaders are community oriented professionals, 40 and under, who want to expand their business and social networks to further develop their skills and talents to make a significant and ongoing community impact. To print brochure, select brochure or for more information on United Way Emerging Leaders or contact our Resource Development Manager.Women’s Leadership Council:The purpose of the United Way of Kern County Women’s Leadership Council (WLC) is to engage women in philanthropic efforts to support the work of UWKC in the areas of Education, Income and Health. The WLC offers women the opportunity to give, advocate and volunteer. Leadership Link Up events are held quarterly for members to make a difference while having fun.For more information on how to get in involved, please click here for our brochure or contact our Chief Development Officer.     Co-chairs Teresa Ford and Danielle Davis forUnited Way of Kern County Women’s Leadership Council.

Give. Advocate. Volunteer. LIVE UNITED.

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Kern County Homeless Collaborative

Kern County Homeless Collaborative

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Kern Food Policy Council

Kern Food Policy Council

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