Young Philanthropists

We are a growing group of over 1,300 members in our 20s, 30s and 40s who promote a spirit of philanthropy and volunteerism in our community.

We aim to unite a new generation to be a driving force

invested in creating lasting community change.

Established in 2006

1,300+ Members

$850K Raised Last Year


Membership Options

To become part of this dynamic group of 20, 30 and 40-somethings, we offer an age-based sliding scale:

In your 20s a minimum donation of …………………… $250
In your 30s a minimum donation of …………………… $500
In your 40s a minimum donation of ………………… $1,000

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Young Philanthropists are a group of professionals with a shared passion for giving back to the community.

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Thank you for your generous donation to United Way of South Hampton Roads.

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  • Social and networking events
  • Exclusive access to the annual Young Philanthropists Summit, a day-long event spent learning from experts on a range of topics
  • Organized volunteer opportunities
  • Recognition from your company’s executive team and an opportunity to represent the interests of your company

About Young Philanthropists

YP members are a diverse group with a shared passion for giving back to the community with their time, talents and financial resources. Members represent nearly every industry and career stage. YP offers multiple opportunities each year to connect with other emerging leaders to develop a professional network, gain deeper understanding of the challenges facing our community and become part of a lasting solution.

Mission: To unite a new generation to be a driving force invested in creating lasting community change.

Vision: We envision a future where philanthropy is everyone’s responsibility. 

Council Members

Aubrey Thomas

2020 Chair | USAA

Bailey Logan

Signature Family Wealth Advisors

Rachel Schools

PRA Group

Callie Heyne

Sentara Healthcare

Kate Hamby

Checkered Flag

Ryan Young

Wall, Einhorn & Chernitzer

Jaime McQueen

Production Solutions

Shantese Putman

City of Virginia Beach

Melissa Williams

Sentara Leigh

Elizabeth Skertic


Young Philanthropists Summit Materials

Thanks to those who attended the 2019 Young Philanthropists Summit. Click below to download the presentations from the breakout sessions:

Ride the Wave: Understanding the Ups and Downs of the Stock Market presented by Eric Fox

Give Back, Get Back: How to Be a Philanthropist presented by Sarah Holtzinger and Bailey Logan

Get Linked In: Marketing Yourself on Social Media presented by Gillian Luce


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