Do you want to make a difference?! Then start here.
If you’re a passionate professional under 40 who is interested in volunteerism, advocacy or philanthropy, United Way of the Midlands (UWM) Emerging Leaders is the group for you.
By supporting the JAG Nebraska program, we aim to help provide in-school support for students so they are set up for success in the classroom and the workplace.
Our Annual Impact
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Why Engage?When you identify as an Emerging Leader and make a gift of $250 or more to UWM, you'll...
Learn about the issues that confront students in our metro area and how you can help.
Join a network of change-makers who share your goals and successes.
Make an Impact
Give back to the community by participating in fundraising and volunteer opportunities that make a big difference in students’ lives.
Receive invites to professional development training opportunities and special events.
The Importance of JAG NE
A physical or mental health diagnosis. A difficult situation at home. A lack of transportation or internet access. We know thousands of students are facing these challenges – and more – making it harder for them to succeed in a traditional classroom.
To help these students achieve a bright future, JAG Nebraska utilizes a programming model developed by the national Jobs for America’s Graduates organization. The programming is conducted on-site at schools during school hours, and it helps students develop their skillsets and overcome hurdles so they can succeed in the classroom and the future workplace.
Join the ActionHelp JAG Nebraska students succeed in school and the workplace by participating in our events.
May 14, 2022 | Omaha Beef Game
You’re invited to join us on May 14 at the Omaha Beef football game for JAG Nebraska. Come cheer on the Omaha Beef and enjoy games for students, raffle drawings, a silent auction for custom jerseys and more! Make sure to use our custom link to purchase tickets at www.UnitedWayMidlands.org/OmahaBeef. 20% of every ticket purchased here directly supports JAG Nebraska. We hope you’ll bring your friends & family to join in the fun!
September 9, 2022 | “Golf for Grads” Golf Tournament
The tournament will begin with a shotgun start at Tara Hills Golf Course. Golfers receive 18 holes of play, a cart, drinks, dinner and the opportunity to win pin prizes. Learn how you can get involved here.
JAG NE Fundraisers
Every year we find fun ways to raise money to support our initiative and engage our community around local philanthropic efforts.
Members help students grow their professional skills by engaging in a variety of volunteer opportunities including a mentorship program with JAG Nebraska students.
UWM Signature Volunteer Opportunities
Join us as we participate in UWM’s community-wide signature volunteer events, Shine Bright and Day of Caring.
How to Get Involved
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Join Emerging LeadersMake a gift of $250 today through our donation form.
Does your company run a United Way campaign?
You can donate $250 and check the Emerging Leaders box when you fill out the electronic or paper pledge form to join us! To support the Emerging Leaders’ initiative, you can also choose to designate your funds to Raise Me to Read in the “Direct Your Dollars” portion of our donation forms.