What is Student United Way LEAD?
Student United Way LEAD or Leadership, Exploration, and Development is a United Way of Norman youth initiative. The group is open to incoming sophomores, juniors, and seniors that want to take the initiative of identifying problems and issues that kids, teens, and families face, and address a way to solve them. This will involve fundraising, volunteer work, monthly meetings, and a commitment to the cause.
Activities include Stuff the Bus, an annual Thanksgiving dinner for Norman's foreign exchange students, buying Christmas gifts for children in need, and making welcome baskets for students at Bridges.
Application for Student United Way LEAD 2022-23
Applications are not being accepted at this time.
Frequently Asked Questions
What does Student United Way LEAD do?
Students organize group activities around their goals of helping young people in the community and creating a positive image of teenagers. LEAD seeks out issues and problems concerning teenagers, then the group addresses ways to solve the problems. LEAD participation involves fundraising, volunteer work, monthly meetings, and a commitment to the cause.
How can I join?
There is an application process every spring. Norman High and Norman North counselors have access to the applications. There is a link to the application on the United Way website when it is available.
Can Student United Way LEAD help my organization?
Organizations can contact United Way of Norman for projects they would like LEAD to assist with.
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