Alexis de Tocqueville Society
Generously supporting United Way of Anchorage since 1994
Comprised of philanthropic leaders and volunteer champions who give $10,000 or more annually to United Way, the Tocqueville Society is creating a profound and lasting impact in Anchorage–transforming lives today and in future generations.
Benefits of Tocqueville Society Membership
Tocqueville Society membership unites you with a network of local philanthropic leaders to drive long-lasting, positive change in our community. This network also engages you in the work of the United Way through direct connection to United Way leadership, volunteer opportunities and special invitation-only events. Through these experiences, you see how your financial investment is improving lives and strengthening our community by addressing complex social issues.
Tocqueville Society Awards Reception – July 2022
Quiet and innovative giving, combined with volunteerism for organizations across our community lifts every one of our neighbors. That’s what Petter and Janet Jahnsen have been doing for more than 30 years and why they were named as the 2022 United Way Alexis de Tocqueville Community Service Award recipients. Their community involvement has been steadfast and impactful, so please join us in giving them a big hand on receiving this honor. Discover how they’ve dedicated their lives to service to help our neighbors in need.
2021 Award Recipients:
Michele Brown &