What is Living United all about We share our children, our schools, our neighbourhoods – our community. Underneath everything we do, everything we are, we are one community - connected, interdependent and united
Core Funding Provider largest non-governmental funder of human services and programs in Regina. Supports the work of 33 funded partners Community-based human service organizations Critically important to provide consistent and reliable stream of funding to support community programming and services
We all win when a child can play in a neighbourhood where the shouts are of joy, not despair. on the first day of school be ready to learn; stay in the school until they graduate
United Way’s Priorities supporting children aged 0 – 6 and their families; supporting children and youth to stay in school and connect to work; building safe and stable neighbourhoods; ensure availability of crisis services, especially for women and children fleeing domestic violence
Community Impact The funds you donate stay in your Community brings the community together into partnerships Create ideas and plans for the most pressing challenges Provide Tools and Support Working together to Create Real Solutions These solutions cannot become real without your donations
Where do Donations Go 83% raised went to local funded partners 33 local agencies are funded Administration costs kept down – via corporate assistance, –vo lunteers and events In Regina approx 11,000 donors
How does Payroll deduction work Pledge forms are processed by HR staff only You indicate the number of pay periods to deduct from. There are 24 in a year. You pledge a dollar amount per pay Starting in January donation is deducted from each pay. That’s 2 pay periods a month Next years T4 will include the total donated amount
Payroll deduction example MY TOTAL GIFT IS $ AS PRE-AUTHORIZED MONTHLY GIFTS Payroll Deduction I authorize my employer to deduct _________ per pay period for _____ pay periods. 300.00 X X $ 12.50 24
Pledge Forms Due All pledge forms must be returned By Friday October 24 th, 2008 To the Floor Rep designated on your envelope
Directing your funds YES! Invest my gift in United Way of Regina’s Circle of Care. When you choose our Circle of Care, you make the most powerful contribution possible or Please direct my gift to the following: United Way Funded Partner, or other charitable organization: _______________________________________________ Charitable Registration # _______________________________ A processing fee, to a maximum of 15%, will be applied to designated gifts to non-United Way Circle of Care funded partners. Please forward my name along with my donation to the designated organization(s). X X X http://www.unitedwayregina.ca/impact/impact_partners.html http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/tx/chrts/ Other Charitable Organization Registered NameSee list of partners at: Recommended Selection is fill an X in Yes!Direct my gift to a specific funded partner Or direct to a non funded partner Must include the charities registration number which may be found at If you want recognition for the gift place an X in the bottom box
Don’t forget the Craft Sale Wednesday October 22nd Get your Christmas Shopping done early
Golf Anyone Come out Thursday for a free round of Golf Signup on the Source Don’t forget to put on your “Dress this Way Sticker” along with your favourite Blue Jeans
Sarcan In the spirit of Recycling Please donate your empty cans and bottles in the boxes provided on each floor Proceeds will be donated to the United Way Oh Yeah! Please remove the lids. Bottles cannot be recycled with the lids on.
A Penny Saved See a penny pick it up And all day you’ll have good luck. Put the penny in our Jar and it could heal another’s scar.
One persons Junk Clean out your home of unwanted Books, Tapes, CD’s, Videos and DVD’s or just Bake up some goodies. Donate these items to the United Way. Then come out and look for deals on October 29th
I ain’t Afraid of Oct 30th Can you make the challenge Sherwood Team Sherwood against College Team College That’s scary in itself Signup for at Co-operators For more info see the source.
Jeans, do I have to ? In addition to Wednesdays in October. Back by Popular demand Jeans Week Watch for more information on the Source
Prizes, Prizes, Prizes For more information and a list of some of the prizes see the Red Letter attached to your Pledge Form