Toolkit for Campaign Advocate
2.1 What Your Donation Can Buy
2.2 Glad You Asked
2.3 How Your Dollars are Invested
2.4 How Your Dollars Help in Each Community within the Central Minnesota Service Area
(Individual community data in United Way of Central Minnesota service area)
Special Events and Ideas
5.1 Camp United Way
5.2 Community Building Blocks
5.3 Recipe for Giving
5.4 Share the Harvest
5.5 Drivin’ to Give Racin’ to Win
5.6 Making the Grade
5.7 Campaign Event Ideas
5.8 Campaign Incentives
5.9 Special Event Rules in Minnesota
5.10 Suggested Vendor List
5.11 Best of Award Descriptions
2016 Best of Award Winners
Congratulations to all the winners!!!
1. Best in Show
- (S) U.S. Bank
- (L) Automotive Parts Headquarters
2. Best Special Event
- (S) Leighton Enterprises
- (L) Park Industries
3. Rise to the Challenge
- (S) Eich Motor Company
- (L) GNP Company
4. Best Year Round Partnership
- (S) Quinlivan & Hughes, PA
- (L) Xcel Energy
5. Best use of Technology
- (S) Geo-Comm, Inc.
- (L) Marco, Inc.
6. Best Volunteer Engagement
- (S) GB & Co. Hair-Skin-Spa
- (L) Stearns Bank N.A.
United Way of Central Minnesota Tocqueville Society is our premier giving and advocacy community. Through the Tocqueville Society, we recognize like-minded philanthropists who annually contribute $10,000 or more to United Way.
Through United Way, you can be assured that your contribution will be responsibly invested to achieve the greatest positive impact on our community. The social issues we address did not develop overnight. The long-term solutions to these issues require focus, responsiveness and discipline to achieve lasting change.
Tocqueville Society membership is the opportunity to inspire others through the spirit of philanthropy and service. We invite you to become an advocate for United Way of Central Minnesota by joining or renewing your membership in Tocqueville Society, and be a part of a leadership society that improves lives in our community.
Leaders in Giving
Leadership giving is an opportunity for contributors to maximize their gifts’ impact on Central Minnesota. Contributions at leadership levels ($1,000+) will go a long way toward creating opportunities for a better life for all. As a Leader in Giving, you can donate $20 a week and make a big impact throughout the year.
Access to new resources – New dollars from leadership giving donations enhance the ability of United Way to efficiently respond to emerging community needs.
Recognition of new community leaders – Leadership donors are recognized as potential community leaders.
Increased Community Spirit – Leadership donors have increased pride in the community and desire to participate in community activities.
Community awareness – A formal leadership giving program incorporates better communication, increases understanding and awareness of community needs.
Positive Image – Leadership donors are perceived as positive role models for their peers helping to increase the level of participation and total dollars raised throughout the community.
Personal Satisfaction – As a leadership donor, you are giving back to the community. You are making a difference in the lives of people each and every day.