Ruth Sharp Altshuler Tocqueville Society

The Ruth Sharp Altshuler Tocqueville Society recognizes a select group of change-makers with an unsurpassed dedication to achieving lasting results in our community. Named to honor the late Ruth Sharp Altshuler, a longtime Dallas philanthropist, the Tocqueville Society is comprised of civic and business leaders whose vision for North Texas is matched only by their generosity.

New donors can qualify for Tocqueville Society membership at reduced rates. Click here for details on the Fast Track giving option.

$10,000 Circle Benefits

We are pleased to offer exclusive benefits to match your exceptional level of giving:

1 Tocqueville Exclusive Events

Join community leaders and experts at the Tocqueville Event Series (4 per year) and receive an invitation to the annual Tocqueville Gratitude event. Members will also receive invitations to other special events throughout the year.

2 Advocacy Opportunities

Join members of the Tocqueville Society for the annual Advocacy event—an engaging discussion with elected officials.

3 Family Engagement

Bring your family for exclusive volunteer activities for members of the Tocqueville Society and their families to experience firsthand the impact of your support.

4 Teens United

Teenage children of Tocqueville donors may participate in Teens United, an engagement opportunity for teens focused on volunteerism and education to see firsthand the opportunities to make a difference in our local community.

5 Exclusive Updates

Be the first to know bout programs, latest research, upcoming events, special initiatives and community impact through the Unite Newsletter and annual CEO communications.

$25,000 Circle Benefits

Includes all of the benefits of the $10,000 Circle.

1 Philanthropic Advisory Benefits

Work with a personal liaison to learn more about philanthropic trends and emerging community needs and best practices to address them.

2 Exclusive Event Access

Special access to events with community leaders throughout the year and a signature annual event for donors of $25,000 and above. Bring you family for exclusive event participation activities.

3 Donor Relations Concierge Service

Connect with a member of the United Way Donor Relations team to answer questions and support your giving experience.

4 Family Member Benefits

Extend your membership benefits to children 35 and under.

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