There are several opportunities to get involved and help promote the United Way Payne County Annual Campaign. The best way to help is to get involved. Attend an event, volunteer, make a donation, share information through Facebook, Instagram or Twitter or even within your regular email correspondence.
If you would like to learn more or to start a campaign with materials call 405-377-2161 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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View can view the Sample Emails as PDFs or download as a Word document. The Word document is hyperlinked, so you can copy/paste the emails into your email builder and the links will work properly.
Sample Emails - Traditional Workplace Campaign (View as PDF - Download as Word doc)
Sample Emails - Digital Workplace Campaign (View as PDF - Download as Word doc)
Click here to print and download the blue Workplace Pledge Card.
Click here to print and download the yellow Business Pledge Card.
PLEASE MAIL COMPLETED PLEDGE CARDS P.O. BOX 308, STILLWATER, OK 74076 OR DELIVER TO 109 E 9TH AVE., STILLWATER.
Partner Agency Spotlights - Copy the story links below and share in emails or social media
Payne County Youth Services Provides Suicide Prevention
Wings of Hope a Place of Safety, Security and Shelter
CASA Provides a Voice For Kids
Big Brothers Big Sisters Empowers Youth
Partner Agency Social Media Shorts:
Meet Mission of Hope Homeless Shelter (copy to share link or download)
Girls Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma host Camp Sylvia Stapley (copy to share link or download)
Stillwater Habitat for Humanity Women’s Build (copy to share link or download)
4 Kids & Community Packs Food Boxes for Those in Need (copy to share link or download)
Download and attach the following documents or copy the links into emails, or print for dissemination.
United Way Fast Facts & Talking Points
United Way Impact Fliers
- Payne County-wide Impact
- Cushing Impact
- Perkins Impact - Coming soon!
Partner Agency Impact Fliers
- Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma
- Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma
- Mission of Hope Homeless Shelter
- Payne County Youth Services
- Stillwater Group Homes
- Stillwater Habitat for Humanity
- Stillwater Mobile Meals
- Stillwater YMCA
- Wings of Hope Family Crisis Services
- Combined Flier
Partner Agency Directory & Contacts - Coming soon!
Like the United Way of Payne County Facebook page and suggest your friends do the same. Through this page, you can get updates on the campaign news and upcoming events, while interacting with other UWPC supporters.
If you would like a Facebook event created on the United Way of Payne County page, be sure to email email@example.com.
Instagram & Twitter
If you have a personal or company Instagram or Twitter account, please follow us on Instagram (@unitedwaypaynecounty) and Twitter (@UWPayneCounty), and tag us in news about OSU and UWPC. Include the words "United Way," "United We Thrive Campaign" or the hashtags #UnitedWeThrive #LiveUnited in your tweet if you want it to appear in our search feed.
EVENT IDEAS, INCENTIVES & MORE
We want to help you plan. Please reach out to us at 405-377-2161 or firstname.lastname@example.org. We can create online giving pages, such as taking credit card payments, for events, raffles, silent auctions and more.
For any events hosted by United Way and/or using United Way’s tax ID, products or services offered as prizes may not include firearms and ammunition; tobacco products; adult entertainment; gambling/gaming items; and/or cannabis/marijuana products.
Click here to view or download our list of In-Person & Virtual Event Ideas.
Give employees extra incentives based on their engagement during the campaign
- New donors
- Returning donors
- For an increased gift
- Leadership Donors ($500+)
- Department or team compete for top results
- Donation level: gifts at a certain dollar point or more enters them for incentives
- The company goal: If the company achieves XX% participation, all employees receive incentive
- Use delivery service to deliver items to your employees – dinner for the family, flowers, coffee, set up a wish list on Amazon.
- Company promotional items.
- Virtual Gift cards for at home needs - delivery services (Grub Hub, DoorDash, Uber Eats) Local businesses/restaurants, grocery stores, department stores, Amazon
- Additional PTO Days
- Late start / leave early day / longer lunch break.
- Shout-outs in meetings, newsletters, on social media, and/or on the company intranet
- Host an in-person or virtual meeting for a gratitude thank you event. Partner with your contact at United Way to plan a great wrap up event!
- Personalized thank you from CEO.
- Custom thank you e-card or video from leadership.
United Way of Payne County staff can guide you through all steps of running a virtual or in-person campaign as well as help you set goals, train your team and more. We can help with:
• Requesting a partner agency speaker for your campaign kickoff or events
• Creating an Online Pledge Form
• Assisting with fundraising events, such as guidance or create online giving platforms
If there is a resource you need for your campaign that's not listed here on the Toolkit, contact us at 405.377.2161 and we'd be happy to help!