Young professionals build Habitat for Humanity housing

United Way Habitat Build

Twenty-five young professionals from United Way’s Young Leaders Society and Habitat Young Professionals joined together on March 21 to volunteer for Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sacramento’s largest project to date on Indian Lane in Sacramento. The project will include 14 LEED-certified affordable single-family homes. Thank you to Univision19 for coming out to cover this event!

United Way’s Young Leaders Society is a diverse group of young professionals ages 21-40 that is focused on philanthropy and service in the greater Sacramento region. Members are committed to investing in health and education opportunities for students by volunteering their time, mobilizing social networks and raising money for a specific community impact project. For more than 90 years, United Way California Capital Region has brought together nonprofits, businesses, donors, volunteers, community leaders and more to meet the community’s greatest needs, give immediate aid and find lasting solutions for future generations. United Way mobilizes members of the community to be first responders in repairing the education level, financial stability and health of everyone in Amador, El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento and Yolo counties through donation and volunteer opportunities. To donate or volunteer, visit

Habitat Young Professionals is made up of socially conscious professionals ages 21-40 who raise money, volunteer and create awareness for the work of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sacramento. The group offers a combination of social and professional networking events, community outreach and volunteer activities that support the building of Habitat homes for qualified, hardworking low-income families in the Sacramento area. For more information, visit