Presentation on theme: "Impact Programming Lady Drema Lee Woldman"— Presentation transcript:
1 Impact Programming Lady Drema Lee Woldman National First Vice PresidentNational Program Chair
2 National FocusTo implement programs that: (1) impact the lives of our youth and the people we serve; (2) address critical issues in the community; (3) enhance the overall quality of life; (4) equip the residents of the communities we serve with the tools to help themselves; and (5) leave a legacy of volunteerism.
3 Tools to Measure Success WebinarsPrograms and ActivitiesChapter Report Book ReportingConference CallsQ & AList Serve
4 Chapter Report Book Two Year Program Response Outcomes Going Forward QuirksChanges
5 What We Are Doing Well Embracing the Program Showing Enthusiasm Being CooperativeCreating Innovative ProgramsSlowly but Surely Embracing TechnologyForming Partnerships
6 What We Need to Work on Teen Programming Programs vs. Activities Transitioning AdministrationsRecording Hours and all that we doEvaluating our ProgramsReadingFollowing Instructions
12 Top Teens of AmericaThe Vivian Coe Richard Leadership Academy Texas Medical Center Houston, TX July 15 – July 22, 2012
13 Leadership Academy Agenda Items ReceptionAcademy Internal WorkshopsPrairie View A&M University School of NursingAdmit InsightsUniversity of Texas – M.D. Anderson Cancer CenterTexas Chiropractic College
14 Leadership Academy Agenda Items Texas Southern Univ Pharmacy/Health SciencesMemorial Hermann/TIRRTexas Heart InstituteHealth MuseumSickle Cell Disease Student SymposiumTexas Childrens Hospital Clinical Care CenterFood, Food and More FoodGraduation
25 Status of Women “Back to Work” The signature program of this Thrust shall be “Back-to-Work,” an initiative that will impact women in the community who have been downsized, underemployed or forced to rejoin the workforce and impact Teen unemployment through effective job preparation for entry level jobs.
26 Toledo Chapter Lady Mary McKinley-Reed, President Partnered with Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority and ABC HealthCare, Inc.Assisted with class enrollmentsProvided needed suppliesMonthly classes8 persons completed the class and are now employedProgram will continue
29 Lincoln Park Chicago Chapter Lady Selma McDonald, President Partnered with 3rd Ward and Mollison ElementaryIncluded Men and YouthWorkshop Series Over a 4 Month Period w/14 ParticipantsProgram Consisted of 4 workshops, a wardrobe closet, and ongoing mentoringCeremony of Completion, Personal Journals, Professional Ink Pens and Silver Business Card HolderWill Provide Follow-up and Refresher Courses toProgram Will Continue and Expand480 Volunteer Hours
34 Senior Citizens “We Care” The signature program of this Thrust shall be “We Care,” an initiative that will impact seniors who live in assisted living facilities and nursing homes
35 Dale City – Prince William County Chapter Sandra Clark, President Partnered with Prince William County to support Woodbridge Senior Day ProgramPrimary focus is keeping seniors safe and engaged while caregivers are at workRobust program – provides companionship, bible study, music, clean-up, health workshops, entertainment, assistance at meal timeHas volunteered since the inception of Dale City ChapterProgram is held on a monthly basis and is continuous200 volunteer hours
40 Miami Chapter Lady Crystal C. Pittman, President Partnered with Sylvia’s Living Senior Facility and Breezy Acres Senior FacilityConduct monthly Health/Safety Awareness WorkshopsOther components of program: safety & health tips, technology, exercise, voting, long-term care, living wills and estatesMiami-Dade Police Dept., Meals on Wheels, Publix Supermarket to name a fewContinuing Program, 480 volunteer hours
41 Community Beautification The signature program of this thrust shall be “America the Beautiful,” an initiative that will impact residents of our communities by providing them with awareness and education of a simpler, healthier, and “earth” friendly lifestyle.
42 Houston Chapter Lady Jacqueline Carter, President Partnered with the 4H Club and other local groups to create a community garden on the grounds of the Greater Zion Baptist ChurchProvides fresh produce for the residents in addition to providing neighborhood improvementVariety of vegetables planted and harvestedAlso participate in cleanups as well as planting and harvesting during the course of the yearProgram is continuous, 262 volunteer hours
45 Cincinnati Chapter Lady Carole Cutter-Hawkins, President Collaborated with the Paddock Wills Assembly to identify and develop a community gardenLocation was an eyesore on a busy suburban streetChapter purchased gardening tools, plants and flowersGarden has a sign identifying “Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc. as a partnerSite is maintained bi-weeklyProgram is continuous140 volunteer hours
47 Community Partnerships The signature program of this thrust shall be “Joining Forces,” an initiative that will impact residents by providing enhanced services to our communities through the formed partnerships.
48 Missouri City/Houston Space City Chapter Lady Helen Harvey, President Raised funds for Program Implementation by soliciting from various corporations; 30th Pearl Anniversary Status of Women event; sponsored a raffle and a “Fiesta” Party in conjunction with a local grocerCollaborated with other entities; Southeast Precinct Judges Council, NAACP, Charles White Charity Productions; Controller Ronald Green’s Annual Grandparents Luncheon, Congressman Al Green’s Annual Community Update Breakfast, Houston Community College, etc.Generated a Greater Presence in the Community by displaying TLOD logo on all distributed literature and seeking mutual collaborations with organizations/entities with like causes110 volunteer hours
50 Inglewood Chapter Lady Mary Guinn, President Worked with the City of Inglewood for the past three years on various projectsMartin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration, Miracle on Manchester Thanksgiving Food Distribution, Adopt a Highway, Grant AME Church, Annual Youth Health Conference, Salvation Army, AKA, March of Dimes and Sickle CellOn going partnerships, 700 volunteer hours
51 Summary"Impacting Our Future Through Positive Interventions in the Lives of Our Youth, Our Communities and Our Legacy Through Effective Volunteerism."
52 Smart ProgrammingWhen they ask us why we do it…… We do it for love! Service with a smile in the name of love.