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African American Leadership Society

United Way's African American Leadership Society (AALS) members are leading the way for a brighter future for Rochester. As an African American Leadership Society member, your investment of $1,000 or more each year will help thousands of local people in need while demonstrating your commitment to our community.

Invest in results

United Way's African American Leadership Society (AALS) members are leading the way for a brighter future for Rochester. As an African American Leadership Society member, your investment of $1,000 or more each year will help thousands of local people in need while demonstrating your commitment to our community.

Make lasting connections

When you connect with United Way through your African American Leadership Society donation, you’ll be connected with other AALS members and thousands of local leaders from all of United Way’s giving societies at member networking events. You’ll also gain access to leadership and career development opportunities.  

Serve our community

African American Leadership Society members are offered opportunities throughout the year to volunteer and participate in community building activities with other local leaders.

Join United Way's African american Leadership Society Today!

Give $1,000 or more per year at your workplace (that's just $20 each week) or click here to give now. Find out how you can Fast Track your gift here.

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Take the AALS Challenge
Many thanks to April Purdie, co-chair of the African American Leadership Society, and her husband Stanley for your generous AALS Challenge! All new and increased gifts from AALS members will be matched, dollar for dollar, up to $5,000.