Valley of the Sun United Way is a volunteer-driven organization that involves community leaders and professionals in every aspect of our business. Thousands of volunteers lend their time and expertise in assisting United Way staff with organizational management, fundraising, marketing and technology as well as carefully investing donor contributions in local programs.
As one of the most efficient and effective nonprofit organizations in nation, Valley of the Sun United Way gives a special thanks to the following volunteer groups for their ongoing support and commitment:
Valley of the Sun United Way’s Board of Directors is composed of leaders from throughout our community. As members of the Board, these volunteers are charged with the responsibility of assuring the integrity of our organization by overseeing financial, structural and policy decisions that guide the organization, volunteers and staff. Click here for member listing.
More than 170 trained volunteers, knowledgeable about the needs in our community, carefully evaluate nearly 500 local results-driven programs for efficiency and effectiveness. This diverse group of individuals from throughout the Valley volunteer year-round, making difficult decisions about how to invest your United Way contribution in programs that do the most good. Their dedication assures you that you’ve made the best choice for helping our entire community. Click here for member listing.
Valley of the Sun United Way’s Campaign Cabinet includes leaders from both the public and private sectors of our community. Cabinet members volunteer their time to help increase community participation in the United Way campaign within their respective industries. Their leadership is critical to the success of the annual fund-raising effort. Click here for member listing.
Valley of the Sun United Way’s Leadership Giving and Major Gifts volunteers are committed to increasing the success of the Valleywide fund-raising effort by expanding the number of donors contributing $1,000 or more annually to United Way. This group of nearly 6,000 community leaders and philanthropists set a standard that is second to none in charitable giving. Thanks to their ongoing leadership, last year more than $6 million was raised by members of the Alexis de Tocqueville Society and more than $7 million was raised by Leadership Giving Society members. Click here for member listing.
The Valley of the Sun United Way Foundation Board of Directors provides ongoing expertise and oversight to United Way staff with respect to long-term charitable giving. For individuals, families and Foundations identifying Valley of the Sun United Way as a beneficiary, this key group of volunteers help ensure their tradition of caring endures for generations to come. Click here for member listing.
Valley of the Sun United Way’s East Regional Council is includes volunteers with experience and a vested interest in human care challenges affecting East Valley communities (Chandler, Chandler Heights, Gilbert, Higley, Mesa, Queen Creek, Sun Bird and Sun Lakes). Council volunteers work to extend United Way’s presence in the East Valley by providing guidance, expertise and public support. Click here for member listing.
Valley of the Sun United Way’s Marketing Committee includes volunteers with professional experience and expertise in the areas of marketing, communications, special events and public relations. They work with the marketing and communications department to strategize about how to effectively communicate the organization’s unique ability to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of our community. Through brand management, advertising, communications, public relations, special events, market research and Internet strategies, Valley of the Sun United Way marketing efforts strive to create a consistently positive, inspiring and motivating experience for our current and potential committed donors. Click here for member listing.