Testimonial Category: Emerging Leaders

Patrick Mercer

“Serving alongside some of Austin’s most genuine folks through Emerging Leaders has truly been one of the biggest blessings of my life! After every single one of their events, I’ve found myself asking, “What else can I do to help serve the Austin community?” If you’re looking for THE place to equip and inspire other Austinites, then United Way for Greater Austin is the spot for you.”

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Emily Gonzales

“Being new to Austin, I have been warmly welcomed and inspired by United Way! I enjoy advocating for positive change alongside passionate leaders in my new community. I represent the philanthropic mindset of my company, UPS, through serving on the Emerging Leaders Executive Committee. I’m proud to offer my voice on local service and leadership development initiatives while supporting the longstanding partnership between United Way and UPS.”

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Hailey Suggs

“I love working with United Way because I love Austin. It’s just the best city in the world. It’s home. And I want to be a part of making Austin a place where every person can thrive. Being a part of Emerging Leaders is a way to connect with young, aspiring philanthropists who are just as passionate about Austin and this community as I am.”

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