Young Leaders United

Trident United Way Young Leaders United engages, empowers and unites young philanthropists in the Tri-County who want to improve health, financial stability and education in our region.    

YLU School Supply Drive

2021 Young Leaders United Virtual School Supply Drive

Thank you to everyone who supported the 2021 Trident United Way Young Leaders United School Supply Drive! Stay tuned for our final tally of supplies and backpacks that will be donated to students in Title I elementary schools in the Tri-County area.


Back to school event invitation

2021 Back (Pack) to School Bash: Socialize & Serve

Join us for a celebration and packing party on Wednesday, August 4th from 5:30pm - 7:30pm at Firefly Distillery in North Charleston! Open to all Trident United Way Young Leaders United members. Please RSVP to Terri Crocker at by Monday, July 26th.

Thank you to our event sponsors

Impact Sponsor - Firefly Distillery

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Engagement Sponsor - Lowcountry Hurricane Protection & Shutters

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Why Engage?

  • Young Leaders United represent the next generation of leaders in the Tri-County region.

  • Since 2011, TUW YLU has provided members with engagement opportunities in the area of volunteerism, professional development and networking.

Member Benefits

  • Invitations to networking and social events

  • Invitations to annual members’ only events

  • Opportunities for volunteer projects and community engagement

  • Professional and personal development events

  • Access to philanthropic community leaders

  • Select access to TUW decision making processes

  • Quarterly newsletters and regular communication from TUW

  • Listing in the annual TUW Leadership Book

Member Eligibility

  • YLU - Donors ages 30-40 years old contributing an annual individual or combined gift of $1,000 or more to Trident United Way

  • YL20 - YLU step-up program for donors ages 20-29 years old contributing an annual individual or combined gift of $500 or more to Trident United Way



Steering Committee 2020-2021

YLU Steering Committee YLU steering committee


For more information, or to join Trident United Way Young Leaders United, contact Kathleen Stevens at (843) 740-7752 or