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“Making a positive impact on our community” 

HIGH POINT, NC  (February 6, 2017) – Young Leaders United (YLU), a program of the United Way of Greater High Point, met on Wednesday, January 25th to pack food bags for families in need of assistance at The Salvation Army of High Point. 

YLU members enjoyed packing over 200 bags of food for local families in need as part of their mission to help end food insecurity in High Point. From spaghetti noodles, to juice and peanut butter, everyone learned the importance of making sure that well-balanced, healthy meals could be made from the food items in each bag.  The members of Young Leaders United would like to thank The Salvation Army of High Point for allowing them to lend a helping hand to those in need.

YLU member, Joel Fingerhut, explained, “It was a pleasure to serve others and we had a great time doing it. I’m so happy the YLU group is able to give us opportunities to serve the community!”

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About Young Leaders United

Young Leaders United (YLU) of United Way of Greater High Point is made up of 18-40 year old leaders helping to make lasting positive impacts in our community. YLU is a service-oriented group that was created in 2014 by the United Way of Greater High Point as a way to get more young professionals directly involved within the High Point community.  Each month YLU offers at least one event for members to participate in together, alternating between social and volunteering events.  For more information or to become a member, go to https://www.unitedwayhp.org.