Find and Support Your Local United Way



Each September, student leaders, campus advisers and United Way representatives from around the world gather at the Student United Way Leadership Retreat in Alexandria, Virginia to build skills and share ideas.

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“I have never felt so eager to do good, ignite volunteers, or change the community I live in than I do after this weekend.”

- Student United Way President

Participants get the chance to

  • Attend hands-on workshops from campus-organizing pros on club management, member recruitment and retention, training techniques, ice breakers, social media practices and more
  • Build relationships with student leaders and United Way professionals
  • Get inspired by fellow students’ new and innovative ideas and share experiences
  • Get an inside scoop on how to start or grow their own Student United Way
  • Further develop leadership skills
  • Be a part of something global

Past retreats have included a visit to the White House and a keynote session with Brian Gallagher, President & CEO of United Way Worldwide.

Join us. Check back in the summer for the sign-up form or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for more details.

Glimpse the fun of the 2014 retreat through these photos, video and posts.