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Welcome Campaign Leaders

 

Welcome United Way of Metro Chicago Campaign Leaders! The Virtual Campaign in a Box workplace campaign starter kit includes all of the key resources needed to help you make your United Way campaign a success. If you have any questions regarding the resources below or have general questions regarding your workplace campaign, please contact your United Way of Metro Chicago representative or email us.

Core Resources

 

Click on the below resources to download and print at your office or contract your United Way representative to order hard copies.

Campaign Leaders Guide

Campaign Leaders Guide

The Campaign Leaders Guide is a key resource for new and repeat workplace campaign leaders, providing insights and best practices, along with outlining the steps to take in order to execute a successful workplace campaign.

Donor Guide

Donor Guide

The Donor Guide is an all-encompassing brochure that provides a high-level overview of United Way of Metro Chicago’s impact in the community and how your financial contribution supports our work. Use the compact, tri-fold piece to provide team members with key information about how they can help build a stronger Chicago region.

FAQs

FAQs

The Frequently asked Questions (FAQs) one-pager is your guide to answering questions about United Way. The FAQs answer questions from “What does United Way do?” to “How do I get involved or help someone in need?”

What A Dollar Can Do

What A Dollar Can Do

This one-pager answers the question, “does my donation really make a difference?” by providing tangible examples of the types of programs and support United Way provides to individuals, households and entire neighborhoods.

United Way Brochure

United Way Brochure

The United Way Brochure provides a detailed overview of United Way’s work across our region. Different from the donor guide, this brochure provides more specific information about “why United Way,” along with some of the results that we have achieved.

Campaign Video

Campaign Video

The United Way Campaign Video provides a visual interpretation of our impact work across the region and why it matters. The video is approximately three minutes and is conveniently shareable via email and usable anywhere there is a screen, without taking up a lot of time or diminishing the content!

Campaign Posters

Campaign Posters

Use the “United, We Fight” and “United, We Win” campaign posters to visually show the challenge we are fighting to solve and the positive outcomes achieved through our collective approach. Place two posters in a highly trafficked area to help provide a visual story of United Way’s impact in the community. (Note: the posters are not self-adhesive)

Campaign Best Practices

Campaign Best Practices

Whether it’s your first time leading a United Way workplace campaign or you’re a seasoned veteran, check out these Campaign Leader Testimonials to gain insights, tips and ideas to ensure your campaign is a success.

Visit the Campaign Toolkit for additional resources

Success Stories

 
  • Dwayne’s Story

    Making a commitment to improving your finances or establishing a career takes perseverance and determination. It’s not a quick fix, nor is it easy without the support of others. On New Year’s Eve, 2016, Dwayne made a resolution to do both.

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  • Julissa’s Story

    Every parent wants their child to grow up to be happy and healthy. That’s why when Juan and Isabella noticed that their 14-month-old daughter Julissa wasn’t crawling or saying simple words a went a United Way partner agency for help.

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  • Jeffery’s Story

    Jeffery came to After-School All-Stars a timid young man who had experienced a lot throughout his short life. At 12 years old, he had already lost close friends and family to the violence that plagues his neighborhood of Englewood.

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Read more United Way Success Stories at www.LIVEUNITEDchicago.org/success-stories