Next Level Philanthropy

Mentor, inspire and encourage high-school youth

Join the Fight and Give

Help every family and every child in our community have a stronger, brighter future.

Find Other Emerging Leaders

The mission of YLS is to inspire young leaders to donate time, resources and skills to empower area youth.

Mentors that Matter

Young Leaders Society’s mission is to ensure that high schoolers graduate and achieve career success. As a YLS member, you will mentor students, make presentations and facilitate exciting speaker events. Joining YLS will give you the opportunity to serve and network with other emerging community leaders who care deeply about area high schoolers success.


Contact Katie Shaw at Katie.Shaw@uwcnm.org for more information.

Service Initiatives

Who can serve?

Open to members who are under 45 and make a yearly donation of $500 or more.

High School Initiative Fund

Awards grants that encourage, inspire, support and provide youth with life skills.

Youth Leadership Endowment

Ensures that YLS’ work continues into the future through the gifts of inspired leaders.

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