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Gen Next

About GenNext

GenNext is a social impact movement for people to create meaningful, local change. Join us and connect through philanthropy and fun.

Powered by United Way Saint John, Kings & Charlotte, we’re on a mission to inspire and enable the next generation of social change makers to fuel 100% local impact across our region.

For more information on how to join to movement contact


What We Do

We’re passionate about helping others. We lead with our hearts and make a difference with our actions. Whether you’re a long-time local activist or a recent grad looking to get involved with your community, GenNext is where you can…

Led by United Way Saint John, Kings & Charlotte. Shaped by YOU.

United Way Saint John, Kings & Charlotte works with local partners, government, community organizations and donors to build strong, healthy, safe communities for all.

GenNext is your connection to this work – your voice on the causes you care about.

By bringing together young leaders, philanthropists, social entrepreneurs, and local creative, we’re improving lives and creating opportunities for the people that need us most


We take great pride in where we live, work, and play. We know you do too.

It’s this local love that fuels our efforts to tackle the toughest social issues.

We’re passionate about creating meaningful, relevant connections for our supporters, so you can learn about the needs in our region and help make 100% local impact possible.

The GenNext movement is powered by United Way’s team: a group of creative thinkers, local advocates, and digitally-driven philanthropists who love making in-person connections.

Together with our supporters and advocates, we’ve got big goals of making our region better for everyone.


How We Work

Each GenNext Cabinet Member commits to a $500 annual donation and to find an individual or company to provide a $500 matching donation.

Cabinet Members guide and advise GenNext investments, social event planning, fundraising and more.

If you are interested in becoming a GenNext member please complete the application form.
If you would like to assist us in our fundraising goals please donate here.

Why Should I Support GenNext?

As a part of GenNext, you will connect with people and organizations who want to make a difference, while learning about the unique challenges facing our region, and what you can do to make a meaningful, lasting impact.

When you donate to GenNext Saint John, Kings & Charlotte, you are investing in causes you care about, and ultimately support United Way SJKC’s 100% local initiatives that bring about measurable change for our communities’ most vulnerable people.

We belie you should feel confident when support a charity, and we’re committed to full transparency, accountability, and cost-efficiency.

GenNext in the Community

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Meet Our Cabinet

Members starting at the top row left to right: Kyle Gulliver, Caroline McAvity, Fawn Zeuchner, Haley Maillet, Julia Hurst, Kevin Forestell; Gillian Miller, Rob Diamond, Wanda-Lee Pardy, Sarah Ritchie, John Ritchie, Jordon Tracey; Eric Savoie, Kayla Dormody, Brea Giffin, Corey Armstrong


About United  Way Saint John, Kings & Charlotte

United Way Saint John, Kings & Charlotte is committed to 100% local impact. That means every dollar we invest stays in the community where it was raised – where it is needed most and will have the greatest impact.