Emerging Philanthropists



Thank you to everyone who has helped make Backpacks for Success possible so far:

All Risks Insurance
Angie Goulet & Associates
Bank of Montreal
County of Essex—Windsor/Essex EMS
CUPE Locals 82 & 543
Cypher Systems Group
Delta Chi Beta Early Childhood Centre
Early Childcare Centre
Fred Quenneville
Karen Shanbon
Nancy Johns Gallery

Paul & Trisha Germanese
The Windsor Spitfires
Ronna Warsh
Southwest Detention Centre
Staples Ouellette
Sutherland Global
The Titan Group
Unifor Local 444
Union Gas
Vito’s Pizzeria
Bridge Authority
William & Monique Ritz

Emerging Philanthropists is a unique opportunity for individuals in their 20s and 30s to create positive change in their community through United Way.  Members will have exclusive access to events, volunteer opportunities and community leaders.

Membership includes a commitment to a multi-year giving plan to United Way beginning with an initial donation of $250/year.

View the event calendar

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Benefits to Members

  • Become an agent of change in our community

  • Mentorship opportunities with community leaders including United Way’s Leadership and Major Gift Donors – some of the most influential leaders in Windsor-Essex County

  • Attend unique, “members-only” events

  • Increase your personal and professional contacts, and network with peers

  • Opportunity to have an up-close look at United Way’s work within the community through tours and hands-on volunteer opportunities

  • Opportunity to share insights into United Way’s work

Lauren Nantau | 519-258-0000 x1218 or lnantau@weareunited.com 

Emerging Philanthropists Committee
Noah Tepperman (Chair)
Kristie Denomme
David Burman
Jessica Catherwood
Elise Keller
Brandon Stanley





Community Volunteers
ChangeTheWorld Volunteer Awards





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United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County
300 Giles Boulevard East, Unit A1
Windsor, Ontario N9A 4C4
t: 519-258-0000 | f: 519-258-2346
Charitable Registration #: 10816 0334 RR0001