Tocqueville Society

Every social movement starts with leaders who have the passion and drive to change a community.

United Way of Cass-Clay recognizes our Tocqueville Society Members for their vision to build a brighter and stronger future for our community.  Their leadership creates measurable change in Cass & Clay Counties by helping children achieve success in school and in life, putting families on the path to financial stability and improving the health of all.

Our generous and distinguished members reflect extraordinary concern, foresight and dedication to creating opportunities for a better local Cass-Clay community through an annual contribution of $10,000 or more to United Way of Cass-Clay.

HISTORY & HERITAGE


 

The Society is named after the French historian Alexis de Tocqueville, who expressed his admiration of the American tradition of neighbor helping neighbor in his classic treatise Democracy in America. United Way of Cass-Clay’s Tocqueville Society has had an active local membership for over 10 years.

STEP-UP PROGRAM
The Step-Up Program allows donors the option to incrementally increase their gift over a 3 or 5 year period while enjoying the benefits of Tocqueville Society membership immediately.

3 YEAR investment plan: 
YEAR 1: $5,000    YEAR 2: $7,500    YEAR 3: $10,000

5 YEAR investment plan:  
YEAR 1: $6,000    YEAR 2: $7,000    YEAR 3: $8,000    YEAR 4: $9,000    YEAR 5: $10,000

Each year United Way of Cass-Clay invites current and potential Tocqueville members to a fall event to network, socialize, and learn more about how their gifts to United Way of Cass-Clay make a significant impact on the lives of people that live and work in their local communities.  Past event locations have included Doug Burgum’s treehouse at Tall Grass Trail and the home of Tammy Miller and Craig Palmer. 

Thank you to the volunteers who provide leadership for our Tocqueville Investors. 

Tocqueville Committee: 
Tammy Miller, Border States Electric (Chair)
Erica Chaffee, Alerus Financial
Patrick Chaffee, Bell Bank
Tom Dawson, Dawson Insurance
Brian Hayer, Warner and Company Insurance
Michelle Killoran, Scheels
Nick Killoran, Great North Insurance Services LLC

For more information regarding the United Way of Cass-Clay Tocqueville Society, contact Kristi Huber at 701-237-5050 or khuber@unitedwaycassclay.org 
 

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We have been inspired by the leaders that have come before us to continue to make Cass and Clay counties a great place to live and raise a family and United Way of Cass-Clay is a big part of the success of our community.

Michael and Charleen Solberg, Tocqueville Members