Presentation on theme: "Equal Justice Works 2013 Annual Dinner Overview October 23, 2013."— Presentation transcript:
Equal Justice Works 2013 Annual Dinner Overview October 23, 2013
Equal Justice Works 2013 Awards Dinner Wednesday, October 23, 2013 Reception: 6:00pm Dinner: 7:15pm – 9:30pm Renaissance Downtown Hotel –999 9 th Street NW Honoring Cam Findlay, GC of ADM
Logistics Travel to the dinner via bus –Meeting at 5:00 pm in the lobby Reception at 6:00pm –VIP and General Dinner at 7:15pm –Dinner program –Table seating assignments Last bus will leave 15 minutes after dinner ends
Why Is the Dinner so Important? Because of you! –You are our stars and ambassadors What your presence brings: –Awareness to access to justice issues –Investment in our programs –Fundraising over $2.5 million
Make the Dinner Work for You! Spending time with your sponsor –New representatives from the firm/corporation Networking with other guests Preparing beforehand with research
Dinner Preparation Most firms/companies have online bios Think of good questions to ask –This applies even if you already know your sponsor! –How did this person’s career develop? –Is he/she involved in pro bono or community service? If so, how did he/she start involvement? –What is his/her familiarity with Equal Justice Works? Does the firm/corporation/organization sponsor? Has this person attended the dinner before?
Text to Give - Equal Justice Works Fellowship Goals –Create a new fellowship for the class of 2014 –Give individuals at all giving levels the opportunity to participate in sponsoring a fellow How does it work? –Anyone can text in amounts, from $15- $5,000 What can you do to help? –Be an ambassador for Equal Justice Works –Encourage others or pretend to text
Remember: Tonight you are ambassadors for Equal Justice Works. But don’t forget: you are also ambassadors for yourself, your fellowship project and your host organization. Lastly – HAVE FUN!!!