WELCOME TO THE CAMPAIGN TOOLKIT!
The Campaign Toolkit contains all of the materials and resources you need to engage employees and run a successful campaign at your workplace. Please contact your United Way representative for more information.
These materials will help you to plan your campaign events, educate employees about the needs of our region and the work of United Way, and ask them to contribute to the campaign.
Campaign Dates: Monday, September 5 to Saturday, December 31st (ALL pledge forms needed for Sweepstakes)
2016 Campaign Goal: $900,000
5 Simple Steps to Running a Successful Campaign
STEP 1: GET STARTED
Meet With Your Leader
Recruit A Team
Attend ECC Training
STEP 2: PLAN THE CAMPAIGN
Develop A Timeline
Set Campaign Goals
Publicize Your Campaign
STEP 3: USE UNITED WAY TOOLS
Develop an Educational Campaign
Invite a United Way Speaker
STEP 4: RUN THE CAMPAIGN
Hold A Kick-Off Event or Meeting
Stay Visible Throughout the Campaign
STEP 5: WRAP UP
Report Results to United Way Representative
Celebrate Every Win
Special Events and Incentive Ideas
To increase involvement and boost results, ideas like the ones listed below have been successful in motivating employees to turn in pledge cards, increase their gift amount, and/or increase designations to the initiatives.
• Casual Day
• Coin War
• Office Olympics
• Senior Management Cooks/Serves
ENGAGE THROUGH VOLUNTEERING
Volunteering is an important way for your employees to connect to the work they support. Whether you choose to host a Day of Caring and have a team-building volunteer event, or you encourage employees to pursue their personal volunteer interests, United Way can provide the opportunity and the support to make it happen.
• Individual Volunteer Opportunities
• Corporate Leadership Opportunities