UNITED, WE CAN CREATE A STRONGER, MORE EQUITABLE CENTRAL OHIO.
Your partnership with United Way of Central Ohio keeps your associates connected to a growing movement to respond to the consequences of our current crisis in order to help central Ohio recover and rebuild. United, we take on our community’s biggest challenges to provide relief and hope to nonprofits and the people they serve.
THE VALUE OF A WORKPLACE CAMPAIGN
Running a workplace campaign is an ideal way for your organization and your associates to take a stand for your philanthropic values. Creating a culture of giving at work benefits your employees, your organization and our community. When you partner with United Way of Central Ohio, you help improve the lives of everyone in our community —including your own.
Workplace campaigns play a vital role in funding long-term positive change in central Ohio—all while boosting workplace morale. We can help you customize your campaign and plan for year-round engagement, whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been there before. We’ll provide the tools and resources you need to make your campaign fun, engaging and productive, regardless of the size of your organization.
For information, email firstname.lastname@example.org today, and we’ll get you connected with a United Way relationship manager.
As the face of United Way, Employee Campaign Coordinators educate their co-workers about donations, volunteer efforts and advocacy actions that make an impact in central Ohio. Campaign Coordinators use their passion and talents to inspire and motivate their colleagues to join United Way’s mission, but we know they also need resources and tools to help them along the way. In our Campaign Toolkit, you’ll find a manual, campaign ideas, videos and many other resources to help you run your campaign, whether you run it in person or virtually.
ENERGIZE your campaign by learning about the work of United Way, recruiting a team for your company’s campaign, and setting your strategy and goals.
INSPIRE employees to see the impact they make by holding a kickoff rally to showcase United Way’s work, asking someone who has benefitted from United Way to share their story or sharing United Way’s videos and stories.
ENGAGE employees in our work through volunteer projects, communications from our toolkit, and opportunities to learn about leadership giving.
ASK everyone to give and ask those who can to make a leadership gift.
THANK everyone for their generous support. Send thank you letters or hold a celebration to recognize donors. Don’t forget to provide a complete list of leadership donors and close out your campaign with your United Way representative.
Our work in the community is made possible by the generous support of individuals and business through monetary and in-kind donations. We would like to thank the following organizations and individuals for their generous in-kind support through the donation of goods, services or consulting expertise valued at $5,000 or more.
CONSIDER AN IN-KIND GIFT
In-kind product and service contributions help United Way of Central Ohio and our partner nonprofit organizations thrive by expanding resources, reducing overhead costs and helping increase efficiency. By making an in-kind donation, you can take pride in knowing your gifts have found a good home and made a real difference in our community.
IF YOU’RE AN ORGANIZATION:
To coordinate an in-kind fundraiser, such as a school supply drive or clothing drive, or to make a large in-kind donation such as advertising/media placement or consulting services, please contact us and we will gladly help connect you to the right people, programs and agencies in our community. We also welcome your in-kind donations of goods and services made directly to United Way of Central Ohio—such as gift cards, printing, catering services, office supplies, video production/editing. These generous donations allow us to do our work in central Ohio more efficiently and effectively. Please contact and work with your organization’s United Way Relationship Manager. If you don’t have an assigned Relationship Manager, please contact Brandi Davis at Brandi.Davis@uwcentralohio.org or 614.227.2714.
IF YOU’RE AN INDIVIDUAL:
We can help you find a nonprofit agency home for your new and/or gently used household items or office equipment including household tools, gently used clothes and winter jackets, and office equipment including computers and printers. Please contact Brandi Davis at Brandi.Davis@uwcentralohio.org or 614.227.2714. When you make an in-kind gift, you’re entitled to receive all the tax credits allowed by law. Please contact a tax professional for specific tax advice. United Way of Central Ohio gladly coordinates the donations of in-kind gifts among individuals, companies and non-profit organizations. We are not responsible for any damage or inconvenience encountered during an in-kind transaction.
VOLUNTEER WITH YOUR COMPANY
VOLUNTEERING INCREASES MORALE AND SPOTLIGHTS A COMPANY THAT CARES.
Whether it is important to you to solve a community problem, advance a worthy cause or to develop as a person, volunteering offers many benefits when you give of your time and expertise. Volunteering with co-workers will help you develop insight into community needs and resources, while directly impacting your community’s quality of life. For more information about volunteering with your company, please contact Brandi Davis at 614.227.2714.
AND LIVE UNITED
By joining United Way of Central Ohio, you’re not only making a difference for our community. You’re creating a deeper connection to the place you call home. You’re making a choice to Live United — and that’s powerful.
United Way of Central Ohio is creating lasting change in our community. One way we do this is by providing you with opportunities to learn, connect and give back with others who are passionate about central Ohio. Will you join us?