In the world of many social issues, there are special individuals who exhibit an outstanding level of commitment to change conditions in their community.
We consider them champions for change—leaders in our society who show their passion by contributing time, talent, and financial resources to help transform our community into an even better place to live and work.
Dedication to Philanthropy The OC Way
As a Leader in Giving, you join an exceptional group of champions for change who stand up to make a lasting impact in Orange County. Find the Leadership Group that is right for you.
Established in Orange County in 1987 by local philanthropic leaders, United Way’s Alexis de Tocqueville Society has since grown to a membership of nearly 400 local community and business leaders who join nearly 25,000 members throughout the United States. They contribute $10,000 or more annually with a $3,500 or more invested in Orange County United Way’s community-based work.
The President’s Circle recognizes its members’ extraordinary dedication to social responsibility and their commitment to creating a stronger community. Members make an annual donation of $10,000 or more to support our mission and local programs. When you join President’s Circle, you automatically become a member of the Alexis de Tocqueville Society.
Help drive lasting change in your community by joining a diverse group of 350+ local women who actively engage in philanthropy, volunteerism, and advocacy throughout Orange County. Together, Women United members work to break barriers and improve lives by supporting our mission to ensure local students succeed, struggling OC families gain financial security, and our homeless neighbors find a place to call home.
The Men of the Breakfast is a powerful philanthropic group, providing members with access to unique experiences in Orange County. From one-of-a-kind car collection tours to exciting networking events, this group enables local business leaders to forge strong connections with like-minded individuals who support Orange County United Way’s work. Their collective support empowers our community’s most vulnerable families to transition from surviving to thriving.