NEXT Emerging Leaders
United Way of Treasure Valley’s millennial leaders group, United Way NEXT, features 20- and 30-somethings ready to impact the world, connect with peers and leaders, and improve the lives of children, individuals and families in the Treasure Valley.
NEXT is made up of a Leadership Committee and dozens of involved members, ready to volunteer, connect and advocate.
- Mission: Engaging the NEXT generation of community leaders to give back and grow in the Treasure Valley.
Formed in 2015 in Boise, Idaho, United Way NEXT Emerging Leaders have volunteered with United Way’s partner nonprofits, including the Idaho Youth Ranch and Family Advocates, organized school supply and hygiene item drives with Woodland Empire and Boise Fry Co., and held professional development lunches with prominent community leaders
- United Way NEXT is free to join. Click here to register for NEXT
- Event: NEXT Shoe Drive
- Date: Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017
- About: Many local children in low-income households do not have appropriate footwear for the winter, showing up to school in sandals as the weather gets colder. Together, we can change that! Donate a new pair of any kid-sized shoes; they don't have to be a fancy name-brand shoe, just a pair that will help keep a child's feet warm this winter!
- Time: 4:30-6 p.m.
- Location: Barbarian Brewing (new downtown Boise location: 1022 W. Main St.)
- Cost: Free
- What to bring: Any size kids' shoes (preferably tennis/athletic shoes)