Presentation on theme: " Who are we What do we do How do we do it How can you help."— Presentation transcript:
Who are we What do we do How do we do it How can you help
Who are we? ◦ A non-profit volunteer organization ◦ An arts based organization ◦ Serving the needs of the Greater Hartford community in partnership with others ◦ In our 15 th year
What do we do ◦ ANNUAL ‘FREE’ GOSPEL FESTIVAL AND FAIR H.E.R.I.T.A.G.E. Show Choir Hebrew Wizards & LEVAS Choir
What do we do cont. ◦ ANNUAL ‘FREE’ GOSPEL FESTIVAL AND FAIR Soide Yaveh Rodriquez Beyond the Veil
What do we do ◦ L.E.V.A.S. CHOIR
What do we do ◦ YOUTH ACTIVITIES ◦ SENIOR PROGRAMS ◦ PARTNERSHIPS Conversations On Saving Our Youth
How do we do it ◦ Volunteer’s time and money ◦ Individual Donations ◦ City of Hartford ◦ Grants and other funding Edward C. & Ann T. Roberts Foundation, Inc. Evelyn W. Preston Memorial Trust Fund Greater Hartford Arts Council George A. & Grace L. Long Foundation Robert and Margaret Patricelli Family Foundation Knox Foundation Ensworth Charitable Foundation Carse Robinson Foundation West Avon Congregational Church
How do we do it ◦ Fundraisers Board Donations Car Donation program CARS 4 US ( ) x 2291 Church donations Stop and Shop Solicitation efforts Souvenir Ad booklet Tag Sales LEVAS Choir performance donations Other ideas………
How can you help ◦ Become a L.E.V.A.S. choir member ◦ Become a Partnership Liaison (volunteer) Fundraising Special Events Community Outreach Prayer Intercessor ◦ Become a Board Member ◦ Donations ◦ Become a Facebook friend ◦ Market L.E.V.A.S.
Volunteer/Community Service Opportunity Name: _______________________________________________________________________________________ Please print _____ Yes, Please consider me for Board Member Candidacy OR to serve as a Partnership Liaison Areas of interest (please indicate): ___Fundraising ___Special Events ___Community Outreach ___Prayer Intercessor Special Talents/Skills: _______________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________
◦ Ideas Willing Hearts Plan of Action Recognition of Talents and Skills Within A ‘Will Do’ Attitude Desire to make L.E.V.A.S. better than it is today Willing Hands Keep Talking L.E.V.A.S.
Supporting L.E.V.A.S. is as easy as this: “There is no challenge too great for those who have the will and heart to make it happen.” – Anonymous
BOARD OF DIRECTORS ( ) Carolyn Brooks-Burton, LLIF, President Larry Satchell, Acting Vice President Denisa Calloway, Acting Secretary Ranford Lilly, Treasurer Monica Carr Frank Carter Alexton Chance Myrian A. Garcia Tanna Howard, Co-Founder Edward Johnson, Co-Founder Tricia J. Johnson, Esq. Dean A. Jones Errol Lee Christopher L. McCarter
LEVAS Org., PO Box 194, Hartford, CT Phone: (860) Fax: (860) Website: Facebook URL: LEVAS Org. is a 501(3) c non-profit organization. All donations are tax deductible