Tocqueville Society

The Tocqueville Society is a leadership giving and recognition program that exists to foster, promote and recognize the vital importance of community commitment and personal giving at an exceptional level.

The Tocqueville Society is a leadership giving and recognition program that fosters, promotes and recognizes the vital importance of community commitment and personal giving at an exceptional level. Members of the Tocqueville Society generously contribute $10,000 or more on an annual basis.

United Way of Berks County’s 153 individuals/couples contributed more than $3.1 million during the 2020 annual campaign. We are privileged to rank second in membership nationwide when compared to like-sized communities. Additionally, we are pleased that 82% of our Tocqueville members are Loyal Contributors who have been giving to the United Way for ten or more consecutive years.

The Benefits of Membership in the Tocqueville Society
  • Local and global recognition: Tocqueville members are part of the world’s largest individual giving society
  • Invitations to exclusive events where you will meet like-minded leaders
  • Engagement opportunities to see and learn about the impact of your gift
  • Satisfaction in knowing that your gift helps 150,000 Berks Countians each year
Angie Finney

Angie Finney

Director, Major Gifts and Planned Giving

A Million Reasons to Give: $1 Million Challenge Match

Sponsored by Customers Bank * Dick & Angela Ehst * The Neag Foundation * Kevin & Susan Timochenko and Three Anonymous Donors

Maximize your impact! Become a new Tocqueville Society member with a first-time annual gift of $10,000 or more, and the entire gift is matched. What a powerful way to invest in our community and make a positive difference in the lives of Berks Countians.

As a current member of the Tocqueville Society, increase your annual gift to a new giving level, and the entire gift will be matched. For example, if your current gift is $10,000 and you increase your gift to $12,500, the entire $12,500 gift will be matched. Current Tocqueville members can also take advantage of the challenge match by increasing your annual gift within a level. For example, if your current gift is $10,000, and you increase to $11,500, the additional $1,500 will be matched.

Tocqueville Society Levels
Membres de la Société $10,000 – $12,499
Visionnaire $12,500 – $14,999
Humanité $15,000 – $17,499
Generosité $17,500 – $19,999
Philantrope $20,000 – $24,999
Ordre de Liberté $25,000 – $49,999
Ordre d’Egalité $50,000 – $74,999