Step Up to Leadership

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then you are a leader.  United Way Leaders in Giving choose to make a meaningful difference in the community by giving $1,000 or more annually to United Way of Greater Stark County.

Join the more than 900 United Way Leaders in Giving who have made significant commitment to positive and lasting change.  The Step Up program allows donors to begin giving at a $500 level and be recognized as a Leader in Giving donor while increasing gifts over a five year period.

Year 1 - donate $500

Year 2 - donate $600

Year 3 - donate $750

Year 4 - donate $900

Year 5 - donate $1,000


Benefits of the Step Up to Leadership program include:

  • Recognition in the annual Leaders in Giving book
  • Participation in United Way Leadership donor events
  • Networking with other community leaders and philanthropists
  • Helping to build a stronger community


Together, united, we can inspire hope and create opportunities for a better tomorrow.