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Do you want to make a difference? Join a committee today!

Do you want to make a difference? Join a committee today!

Are you passionate about helping others? Join a committee today!
Do you want to make a difference in the lives of families experiencing homelessness? Do you have experience in fund development, marketing, public relations, or just a big heart and some free time? Consider joining one of our committees.
Our committees currently in need of members include Fund Development and Public Relations.

Our Fund Development Committee’s goal is to ensure that adequate resources are being generated to meet the budgetary needs of the organization.

Works to:
Plan, support, monitor, and evaluate Affiliate’s fundraising program; develop and monitor annual and long-term fundraising goals.
Enlist the support of all trustees in three key activities:
• Personally contributing to the Affiliate;
• Reaching potential donors through business, personal contacts;
• Participating in fundraising activities
Develop, maintain and assess up-to-date donor list
Cultivate individual and institutional major donors
Solicit funding through grant proposals and face-to-face individual meetings
Work with Affiliate Relations team to cultivate congregations for funding
Oversee fundraising events
Ensure that fundraising goals are met
Needed skill sets – Research, database management, event coordination, sales, public speaking and/or platform skills, organization, writing and editing, grant review, trends analysis, project management

The Public Relations Committee’s goal is to develop and implement strategies designed to enhance and maximize the organization’s public profile.

Works to:
Develop and implement a public relations plan to enhance the image and visibility of Family Promise in the community
Develop local media contacts
Keep updated lists of personnel in all appropriate media, including print (newspaper, magazines), radio, and television
Submit press releases and other information to press on regular basis
Regularly review Affiliate’s brochure and other community relations pieces to ensure up-to-date, well-presented information.
Keep informed of success stories and events suitable for publication in Family Promise’s newsletter and other publications, including online publications.
Assist with increasing online presence and social media relations
Needed skill sets – marketing and public relations, media connections, writing/editing, project management, graphic arts

Contact us today if you are interested in making a difference in the lives of our families by joining a committee. Email or call the office directly at 307-742-6480.