Why United Way?
United Way programs and services makes a difference in our community. They work year-round building a brighter future for our children, enriching the lives of our elderly, giving hope to those who are hurting, strengthening families, and so much more. By contributing to United Way, you are making a commitment to care about the lives of your family, friends and neighbors.
Your donation works here in our community, touching the lives of more than 70,000 people each year, making United Way an effective way to help many people.
Through the extensive use of community volunteers, a small staff, and a commitment to this community, United Way is able to maintain a low overhead. United Way is an efficient way to assist those in need and strengthen our community.
Trained volunteers review agency programs and budgets. The United Way makes sure your gift supports programs that make a difference in our community, making United Way an intelligent way to help many people.
What is United Way?
The United Way of Gloucester County is a locally run volunteer organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for the people of our community.
What is a United Way Campaign?
The United Way Campaign is an annual fund drive held within employee groups throughout the community. The campaign gives individuals the opportunity to make charitable contributions at the workplace through payroll deduction, thereby supporting more than 70 programs and services with one gift.
How long will it take?
This depends on you and your company. Employee campaigns are a great way to help build employee morale and promote teamwork. Some campaigns take one day, others up to two weeks or more. Meet with your CEO to determine what is best for your company. This guide will give you the information you need to make this decision and the tools you need to run a successful campaign.
Will I have help?
Yes. A United Way representative...either a staff person or a Loaned Executive...will be assigned to your company and will help you prepare, plan, promote and complete the campaign.
Where do I begin?
Right here. Review this manual and meet with your United Way Loaned Executive. This way, you'll be off to a great start.
Start a workplace campaign at your company!
United Way's annual community campaign in the workplace is the most effective way to organize your company around helping to improve the community you work and live in. United Way in your community can help you plan and implement a campaign as we do in thousands of companies nationwide. If you're interested in finding more information about how you can start a United Way campaign at your company first start by contacting the UNITED WAY of Gloucester County to get in touch with campaign planners in your community.