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Young Leaders United is comprised of Central New York young professionals who demonstrate leadership by helping to make lasting positive changes in our community. 

The mission of YLU is to promote and encourage the spirit of philanthropy and volunteerism among young people in Central New York.

YLU is committed to supporting United Way by providing time and financial resources where they are needed most in the community.

YLU members are recognized as community leaders and enjoy exclusive opportunities to participate in service projects, social gatherings, professional development meetings and more.

A commitment of a minimum of $250 per year and 16 hours of volunteer service is all you need to become a part of Young Leaders United. 

For more information, or to get involved, contact Marianne Ferris, Director of Leadership Development at or (315) 428-2231