Connecting Tulsa’s next generation of community leaders

Membership opportunities

NextGen United members support Tulsa Area United Way by annually giving $250 or more. The group is comprised of individuals in their 20s, 30s and 40s.

Why Join?

Connect – Make lasting connections with like-minded peers and enhance your community impact by engaging in meaningful volunteer opportunities.

Grow – Learn about our area’s most pressing challenges and how you can amplify and address them.

Lead – Strengthen your personal and professional skills through opportunities for leadership development.

Membership Benefits

  • Networking – Annual networking event to meet other NextGen United members as well as members of Women United and Always United.
  • Personal and Professional Development – Annual personal/professional development event featuring a presentation from a community leader on topics important to young professionals.
  • Education – Annual education event to learn more about issues affecting our community and how we can get involved to make a difference.
  • Volunteerism – Annual volunteer opportunities for members to be more engaged with the community, including the chance to bid volunteer hours in exchange for local experiences during the annual Time for a Cause auction.

how your investment helps our community

By joining an affinity group, your donation will help us create lasting change for future generations in Tulsa, Creek, Rogers, Osage, Okmulgee and Wagoner counties.


a month provides backpacks filled with food for 4 children to provide healthy, nutritious snacks for a year when they’re not at school. Caring Community Friends


a month provides mentor matches for 5 children to develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on their life. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oklahoma


a month provides life skills classes for formerly homeless youth to learn how to live independently and get a job. Youth Services of Tulsa

Time for a cause

Time for a Cause allows auction participants to bid volunteer hours in exchange for auction items and experiences.

  • Time for a Cause 2022 raised 482 volunteer hours to be completed with Tulsa Area United Way and 13 of our partner agencies! Thank you and congratulations to our winning bidders! View photos from the Time for a Cause reception below, held on April 21, 2022 in the Rendezvous Room at Vast Bank.

2022 Time for a Cause Reception

Nextgen united 2022 steering committee

Ellen Devereux, Co-Chair
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma

Aaron Winfrey, Co-Chair
BOK Financial

Bailey Adkison
Madison Strategies Group

Jonathon Bailey

Brittany Dye

Heather Earl

Dylan Harden
BOK Financial

Tatiana Hemphill
YWCA Tulsa

Brittany McCulloch
Tulsa Area United Way

Chase Mowery
Tulsa Area United Way

Jimmy Rodriguez Quiroz
Arvest Wealth Management

Mandy Smith
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma

Chris Snuffer
The Salvation Army

Wayne Thomas
Firstar Bank

Emily Underwood


Please contact DJ Morrow Ingram at 918-583-7171 or online here