Employee Workplace Campaign Coordinators inspire individuals in their workplace to join the fight against our community's most daunting social crises.
By mobilizing their colleagues to give, advocate and volunteer they help us fight for the health, education and financial stability of every person in our community.
Materials on this page include:
· Updates on United Way programs, services and messaging
· Best practices to help you host a successful campaign
· Tools, tips and new ideas to energize your colleagues
· Stories that inspire
Run a Workplace Campaign
Many companies and organizations run campaigns for River Valley United Way each year. Not only do campaigns enhance corporate giving programs and provide tax benefits, they also build employee morale and a sense of teamwork by engaging employees in critical community issues. Campaigns are held at small businesses and large corporations in a variety of industries ranging from construction to banking.
Benefits of a River Valley United Way Workplace Campaign
A United Way workplace campaign benefits both your company and your community in many ways:
· Increases employee morale and teamwork
· An easy and convenient way for your employees to give back to the community
· Maximizes the impact of your employees’ gifts
· Educates employees about giving opportunities, allowing them to make informed giving decisions
· Provides information about services available in the River Valley, enabling employees to access these services for themselves, friends and families
· Community and media recognition
· Tax benefits to the individual donors and the company
River Valley United Way has been helping residents of Pope, Johnson and Yell counties for almost 50 years. Over the past 49 years, more than 20 million dollars has been raised for health and human service programs in our community. River Valley United Way invests in local programs. Local programs help local people. Your donation stays here in our community.
Together, we can provide vital health and human services—and create a real, lasting change in our community. River Valley United Way is a volunteer-driven organization. Volunteers raise the money, decide how the money is invested and a volunteer Board of Directors oversees the entire process. River Valley United Way has two staff members who facilitate the process and programs.
How Your Donation is Invested:
United Way funds programs that focus on the building blocks of a safe and stable life: education, financial stability and health
Education: Recognizing the vital importance of school readiness and literacy, the River Valley United Way supports education programs and the Dolly Parton Imagination Library in Pope and Johnson County
Financial Stability: To insure basic needs are met and everyone has the opportunity to move toward self-sufficiency
Health: Good health is about more than physical well-being. It is also about making sure everyone can escape abusive situations and avoid risky behaviors. River Valley United Way partners with programs to ensure our community is a health one.
River Valley United Way is the leadership organization for health and human service needs throughout Pope, Johnson and Yell Counties.
We envision a community where all individuals and families achieve their potential through Education, Income Stability, and Healthy Lives.
To advance the common good and mobilize the caring power and resources of our communities we will:
R aise and leverage funds raised annually to create and support innovative programs and approaches to generate
sustained impact in Pope, Johnson and Yell Counties.
I gnite a three county social movement, and thereby mobilize thousands to action-to give, advocate and volunteer
to improve the conditions in which they live.
C onnect and galvanize all sectors of society-individuals, businesses, non-profit organizations and governments-
to create long term social change that produces healthy, well-educated and fiscally stable individuals and families.
H old ourselves and our partner agencies accountable to this cause through our steadfast commitment to
continually measure-in real terms-improvements in education, income and health.
Thus, creating a truly RICH community.
Promote Your Workplace Campaign
Already have a workplace campaign?
Educating employees about the value and the work of United Way is the best way to gain their support. Below are resources to help you promote your workplace campaign.
Campaign Special Event Sparks - use these ideas - "sparks" to ignite your campaign!
Jean Day for United Way sticker template - for a $5 donation, let your employees wear jeans to work! Print these stickers for them to wear for recognition.
Payroll Deduction Pledge Form - print your own or call us up and have printed forms delivered!
What Your Dollars Can Do - a very visual representation of how your weekly payroll deduction goes to work in our community
LIVE UNITED and United Way graphics - download graphics here for your website. facebook, or workplace displays