Tocqueville Society

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The prestigious Tocqueville Society is a national, philanthropic society honoring individuals who annually give $10,000 or more to United Way. Alexis deTocqueville members are individuals who understand the need to lead by example in their communities and their organizations.

Alexis de Tocqueville, a young French aristocrat, toured the United States applauding the voluntary spirit of American society. His observations formed the 1835 work "Democracy in America", a detailed study of American society, culture and politics.  Perhaps his most important observation was that Americans helped one another in times of need. 


"I must say that I have seen Americans make great and real sacrifices to the public welfare;

and I have noticed a hundred instances in which they hardly ever failed to lend faithful support to one another."

~Alexis de Tocqueville

Ask us about the various Tocqueville Society giving opportunities by contacting David Kennedy at 203-339-6356 or

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Members of the Tocqueville Society are  listed in our 2015 Community Report, pages 10, 11 & 12.

Click here to see the complete 2015 Community Report