Youth United

Youth United (YU) is a high school club in which members work together to help further the mission of United Way of Washington County in their high school and local community.
 
  • YU members find creative ways to raise awareness among their peers and the public about pressing issues in our community and the important work of United Way.
  • YU members get involved in activities that help them develop and practice leadership skills, including public speaking and the importance of advocacy.

Where can you find a Youth United Club?

  • YU is active at North Hagerstown High School - 2020: 30 members
  • YU is active at Smithsburg High School - 2020: 53 members
  • YU is active at Boonsboro High School - 2020 activated: member count TBD due to COVID-19

Youth United Central

Youth United Central (YU Central) is a group of students from around the County who serve as the advisory group providing governance to all Washington County clubs and coordinates County-wide activities such as the Healthy Kids Day / Washington County Children’s Festival. 

    

YOUTH UNITED CENTRAL REPRESENTATIVES
Advisor - Angela Stouffer, StoufAng@wcps.k12.md.us
Contact - Heather Guessford, guessford@unitedwaywashcounty.org
 
 

ADDITIONAL INFO

More events will be planned after the start of the 2020-2021 school year.
 
There are plans to expand into other Washington County high schools & middle schools (both private and public schools). If you are a student, staff, or administration of any school in Washington County and are interested in what Youth United can do for your school, please contact Angie Stouffer at stoufang@wcps.k12.md.us or Heather Guessford at Hguessford@unitedwaywashcounty.org or 301.739.8200 x 102. 

VIEW THE STUDENT UNITED HANDBOOK HERE

CLICK HERE FOR PICTURES FROM PREVIOUS YOUTH UNITED EVENTS.