strengthening community

United Way's Herbert R. Brown Society engages African American leaders as a "gathering of givers" working together to improve the region. The society is named after Mr. Herbert R. Brown in recognition of his tremendous contributions in supporting advancing community solutions to challenging problems.

Herbert R. Brown SOciety Benefits

Individuals or couples who make an annual gift of $1,000 to United Way to further the impact we have on our community are eligible for membership. As member, you'll enjoy benefits including:


  • Opportunities to engage with one another as active leaders in our community
  • Networking and having fun at venues throughout the region
  • Volunteering with your peers on projects  targeted to meeting needs in United Way's focus areas of education, income and health.

Contact: For more information, email or call 513-762-7207.


You can become a Herbert R. Brown Society through the Step-Up program. Start with a step-up gift amount that incrementally increases over a three-year period while you enjoy membership benefits starting year one. Learn more.