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 700 United Way of Greater Stark County 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 Leaders in Giving donors 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

The Step Up to Alexis de Tocqueville program allows donors to begin giving at $5,000 and be recognized locally and nationally as a Tocqueville Society member while increasing their gift over a five year period to reach $10,000.

Benefits of the Step-Up to Leadership program include:

  • Recognition in the annual Leaders in Giving publication

  • Participation in United Way Leadership donor events

  • Networking with other community leaders and philanthropists

  • Helping to build a stronger community

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

Learn more about the Step-Up to Leadership Program by contacting To learn more, contact Terri Bate, Director of Philanthropy, at 330-491-9969or by EMAIL