Giving Societies & Affinity Groups


Collaborating on Meaningful Change

When you join one of United Way of Summit & Medina’s Giving Societies and Affinity Groups, you become a member of an elite community of individuals dedicated to a common goal: to create positive change in our community.


Giving Societies

Giving Societies offer exclusive experiences with a focus on personal and professional development that personally connect you to community improvement.

The Toqueville Society

Founded locally in 1989 by Ann and David Brennan, the Tocqueville Society brings together our community’s preeminent philanthropists and business leaders to serve United Way of Summit & Medina at every level.

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Anchor Society

Businesses with 20 or more employees at the leadership level or above receive recognition as members of United Way of Summit & Medina’s Anchor Society.

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Next Generation Tocqueville

For those under the age of 45 to enjoy all the benefits of The Tocqueville Society membership – access to exclusive events, a network of prominent local leaders, and more – at a lower initial investment.

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Admiral Society

The Admiral Society cultivates future philanthropic leaders while providing access to exclusive events and volunteer opportunities, recognition and more.

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Affinity Groups

Affinity Groups bring people together to engage in our work as volunteers, leaders and advocates.
To learn more about our Affinity Groups, contact Morgan Mannella.

Women United

They celebrate accomplishments of local women and serve as mentors to emerging professional women while volunteering to help us achieve our four bold goals and engagement events.

Emerging Leaders United

United Way of Summit & Medina’s Emerging Leaders United is designed to inspire, motivate, and support tomorrow’s community leaders and philanthropists. Those 40 and under are invited to join.

Dorothy O. Jackson society

The Dorothy O. Jackson Society promotes diverse philanthropic leadership in Summit and Medina counties by engaging leaders from minority communities in United Way’s work.

In our community. With our community. For our community.

Leadership donors help shape our community and set powerful examples for others

Click below to set up your yearly gift and begin transforming the lives of real people in our community.
Contact Malorie Kormos if you have questions about giving.