Women United

Women United brings together women in the spirit of philanthropy and service.

As a network of women in leadership positions, we use our energy, talent, and passion to build a strong collective voice in our impact areas, especially in the arena of early literacy.

It is about being part of something powerful: a community of smart and successful women working together to achieve common goals for the betterment of all.

Women United gives you many opportunities to show your commitment to empowering other women:

  • Attend professional networking events with other influential female business and community leaders
  • Participate in exclusive Women United events throughout the year
  • Expand your professional network
  • Develop personally and professionally through Women United network
  • Volunteer on team projects
  • Champion United Way Summer Care and Reading Pals programs
  • Get plugged into community issues, agencies and programs
  • Participate in United Way Worldwide Women of Influence events ($5,000+ level)

If you are interested in joining, please fill out our interest form.

For more information please contact Amanda Jacobson at (813) 274-0929.


At the United Way, we recognize and applaud the talents of women. By unleashing their strengths, we can generate a positive force in our community and provide women with some of the most rewarding, challenging, and uplifting experiences of their lifetime. With administrative support from United Way and through a collaboration of community partnerships, this group of women is able to make a measurable impact in the youth of our community. Our participants are women of all ages, backgrounds and career paths who support the organization through their time, talent and treasure in a way that meets their philanthropic needs.

Participants find ways to contribute by offering their:

TIME: Women United values your time. In as little as one hour per month, or up to 25 hours per year, the opportunities are plentiful to make an impact for early childhood education in a time frame that is manageable and rewarding for you. The best hour spent is the one that is given away!

TALENT: Unique abilities which you may be able to share to further the mission include: Managerial Skills, Marketing, Recruiting New Members, Working with Children, Hospitality, Administrative, Fundraising, Public Speaking, or Event Planning.

TREASURE: Resources which you may be able to share to further the mission of Women United. United Way appreciates everyone’s ability to give of their treasure at a level that’s comfortable for you at or above membership dues. Your Treasure is welcomed through monetary or in-kind gifts.

*Women United is an affinity group of donors who invest $1,000 or more annually to United Way Suncoast to fund education and financial stability initiatives to ensure every person in our community has the opportunity to achieve their full potential. If you already give at this level and would like to join, self-identify on our pledge card or in our e-pledge system.

“Women United members are true role models for women who aspire to become philanthropists in their own right.” – Tana Welch, District Manager Publix Super Markets