Presentation on theme: "Ronald McDonald House Charities Presented by: Ashley Anton, Cassie Daiello, Brian Halisko, and Natalia Starosolsky."— Presentation transcript:
Ronald McDonald House Charities Presented by: Ashley Anton, Cassie Daiello, Brian Halisko, and Natalia Starosolsky
Problem Statement This PR campaign is to assist Ronald McDonald House in gaining awareness for their cause and raising funds for the non- profit organization.
Strengths: – 36 years in business – Impeccable reputation – Over 270 houses in 31 countries – Affiliation with McDonalds corporation SWOT Analysis
Weaknesses: – Rough economy (less donations) – Limited staff and volunteers – Affiliation with McDonalds corporation SWOT Analysis
Opportunities: – Collaboration with local school districts – Marketing skills for donations Threats: – Other local NPOs SWOT Analysis
The medical community Donors Affected families Key Publics
Surveys and polls Researching RMHs monetary statistics Formal Research Techniques
Community Public opinion – Facebook – Blogs Informal Research Techniques
g Goals and Objectives Goal: Raise money and awareness Objectives: – 25 donations by Christmas 2011 – 30 donors towards Giving Tree
Message: – Key publics, Donors; raise awareness – Providing donations – Influence to raise support Strategies
Primary message: When you donate to Ronald McDonald House Charities, youre not just donating your money, youre not just donating your time, but youre donating a second chance. Your community looks up to you, they appreciate your help. Your assistance in this fundraising is essential. Ensure a second chance today. Strategies
Secondary message: Recent evidence confirms that homelessness among families is increasing. 41% of the homeless population is comprised of families (National Alliance to End Homelessness, 2009) Averages of 32% of requests for shelter by homeless families were denied in 2005 due to lack of resources. (U.S. Conference of Mayors, 2005). Strategies
Themes-Donors: Ensure a second chance today, the Ronald McDonald way Ronald McDonald House Charities, help is on the way Lets take the Less, out of Homeless-RMHC
Strategies Opinion Leaders-Donors: Chad Sour – specializes in integrated communications and key opinion leader strategy and outreach on behalf of clients across a variety of industries.
Tactics 1) To utilize social media by creating a public Facebook event proposing a Giving Tree "challenge" to groups of college students – mainly targeted at Monmouth University. – No less than 10 active social teams
Tactics 2) Stretch the advertisement for this challenge via posters and bulletins around the school campus and local popular MU hot-spots.
Activities Giving Tree Fundraiser: – 25 to 35 items Social Media Blitz – Facebook and Twitter
5 Month Timeline Month 1: Create social media sites Month 2: Posters and bulletins around the school campus and local popular MU hot- spots Month 3: Collect mid-semester data Month 4: Collect donations Month 5: Evaluation
Evaluation Baseline data: – Informal Research: Casually speak to co- classmates to see what they know about the RMH – Formal Research: Research how many students participate or raise funds with RMH
Evaluation Informal Research: Review sign-up list of the amount of students who donated a present from the giving tree Informal Research: Administer survey to classmates to ask if donated any money or items to RMH within the semester Formal Research: Speak with Annette, from RMH, to see if any other students donated