How to Run a Campaign
Business Owner Testimonial:
"I am involved in the community because we can learn so much from each other, that's how I LIVE UNITED."
Ammar Mahmood, Schnuck's
"Helping to support United Way as an organization is important to us at Children's Learning Center. Our teachers and staff contribute what they are able, knowing that Kishwaukee United Way supports children and families not only at CLC but throughout our community. We are proud to run a strong campaign, and are thankful for the work United Way does for us and others."
Nancy Teboda, Children's Learning Center
How do I start?
Many companies choose to support Kishwaukee United Way by running an employee giving campaign. Companies work with United Way representatives to engage employees in our initiatives, and offer the opportunity to partner with us in having an impact in the community. There are resources available to coordinators within the company who actually run the campaign, including fun event ideas and campaign materials designed to share the positive efforts of United Way with employees. To download these materials, please click on the campaign material below that most interests you:
- Note & Gift Ideas
- Gift Card Tags
- Speakers Bureau
Kishwaukee United Way is happy to provide staff, board or agency speakers for your organization's Campaign. Examples range from a short presentation, to a PowerPoint presentation to interactive exercises with employees. We are anxious to with others what United Way is about, and how gifts top United Way make a real difference in our community. United Way representatives can share how United Way works, agency representatives can speak about direct services to children and families in our area. To schedule a custom presentation that will work for your business, contact the United Way Office at 815.756.7522.
- DAY OF CARING
Kishwaukee United Way has a range of tools to help employees and staff LIVE UNITED and get invested in an employee campaign. Examples include LIVE UNITED t-shirts, buttons, pens, postcards, balloons, posters, postcard, bookmarks, stickers and other items. Work with our local office to choose supplies that will fit your workplace & employees -- you can even order custom items for giveaways through the United Way Office at 815.756.7522.