Coordinating A Company Campaign

Workplace Campaigns allow employees to easily engage in improving education, financial stability,  health and other needs in the local community through payroll deduction, at a level that is comfortable for each individual.  Additionally, United Way Campaigns unite organizations and provides the opportunity to donate, volunteer and support causes that matter to them!

Why Host A Campaign?

  •  Efficient use of staff time and resources. 

  • Company-wide employee campaigns are fun and build employee morale.

  • Employees have the opportunity to strengthen team-building skills while managing the company’s United Way campaign.

  • Employees feel good about giving knowing that their donations directly help those who need help the most.

  • Our community is strengthened and helped by United Way funded programs.

  • Employees like to work for a company that cares. 

  

Donations From Your Campaign Help To Provide:

  • 2,494 individuals received life-changing medical, dental,
    hearing, or therapy services

  • 5,401 youths were provided with programs that develop
    character and leadership skills

  • 89,027 meals were provided to senior citizens to prevent
    the threat of hunger

  • 2,418 individuals were provided either a meal and/or a
    night’s stay in a shelter

  • 7,444 individuals received financial assistance to prevent
    eviction or keep utilities connected

What A Campaign Coordinator Does

Plans the Campaign

  • Determine When, Where, and How Much

  • Plans Publicity Opportunities for  Campaign

  • Consults Payroll Dept. about Deduction Policies

  • Chooses  Approach & Utilizes the Campaign Theme
     

Implements the Campaign

  • Involve your Chief Executive Officer

  • Ask for campaign goal incentives such as days off, jeans day, etc.

  • Involve all the departments in your organization 

  • Get Out of the Office

Monitors the Campaign

  • Place United Way goal thermometers around workplace - the lobby, break room, in front of the building, etc.

  • Email goal updates to employees - this can be paired with “United Way Success Stories.”

  • Have the CEO or another member of management wear the same tie throughout the campaign - as you get closer to your goal, cut the tie accordingly until, hopefully, it disappears.

Shares Information About The United Way

  • United Way of Florence County partners with and supports 17 local agencies and 24 programs throughout Florence County

  • Donations go towards helping parents with daycare costs, providing health care, supplying food and shelter, helping children who have experienced abuse or trauma, providing home-delivered meals to seniors, and much, much more.