Overview Affinity

af· fin· i· ty  pronounced [uh-fin-i-tee] noun, plural af·fin·i·ties., adjective

noun: an inherent likeness or agreement; close resemblance or connection.

adjective: of or pertaining to persons who share the same interests.


United Way of Southern Nevada’s affinity groups provide a means for passionate, determined, and action-oriented leaders in southern Nevada to use their collective strength and financial power to make a difference.  While our groups are diverse, they are truly connected by a singular mission or passion.

United Way’s Tocqueville Society, Women’s Leadership Council and Young Philanthropists Society provide an opportunity for individuals to join together and inspire others to take action in meeting the most pressing needs of the community and creating lasting change to improve lives.