For our Campaign Coordinators


Every summer has its own story

Thank you!

Because of you at-risk youth are paired with caring adults.  Your successful campaign made an enduring positive relationship possible.  THANK YOU!  Read this Story of Impact you made possible.



2016 Campaign Update
You’re invited!  We are having a Campaign Preview Luncheon for all our Campaign Coordinators. THAT’S YOU!  It will take place here at United Way on Thursday, August 18th from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM.  You will get a first look at all the new campaign materials, an opportunity to exchange ideas, learn about our focus on alleviating poverty and more.  You’ll also get a pretty awesome free lunch. Please RSVP ASAP to Marc Daly.

Final Go All In LogoMost of our campaign materials are in!  New for 2016 we will have an updated pledge form, revamped Campaign Guide, new posters, an awesome animated video and so much more.  We are scheduling presentations as we speak! (I mean read).  Contact Marc Daly or Beth Shafer and schedule a date and time for us to come to your organization.

BillboardConcept2016Be a part of the 2016 United Way Billboard Campaign!  United Way of Jackson County is partnering with Adams Outdoor Advertising and offering low-cost billboard advertising.  Purchase a standard billboard space for four weeks at a discounted price of $700.  Click here for more details and please share with those who make the marketing decisions for your organization.

ECC Tip of the Month
tip of the month 3Do you have a theme for your campaign?  Do you know when you will run your campaign?  Have you set campaign goals?  Assemble the campaign team at your organization and start strategizing!  We can help if you’re not sure where to start. Use the contact information below and we will be more than happy to help.

Day of Caring
As you may know, volunteering has always been a central pillar to the United Way mission. Now more than ever we see the need to rally people, organizations and businesses around the community in support of one another.

We invite your business to “Go All In” with United Way for a community-wide Day of Caring on August 16, from 9am-3pm. You’ll join businesses from across Jackson County in working with local nonprofits on an array of service projects, making a powerful difference for our community and your employees.

Here are a list of opportunities available that day.

Painting outdoor furniture at the Cascades Humane Society.  Contact Lindy Inosencio

Painting interior rooms and Windows for Catholic Charities Child Advocacy Center.  Contact Kyle Jansen

Painting the fence and outdoor furniture at the Jackson Friendly Home.  Contact Chris Ashley

Painting, clean up and remodel at the E. Michigan Avenue St. Vincent De Paul Store.  Contact Brian Cook

Painting the outside wall at the Spring Arbor Road St. Vincent De Paul Store.  Contact John Risk

Fence Painting at The AWARE Shelter.  Contact Sequita Brown

LikeOur goal is to inform you of campaign materials and information that is always available for you to read and share online.  Today I am again directing you to Campaign Materials and Videos.  PDF versions of the now campaign materials are new available!  Click through and check them out!

Upcoming Events
08/18 (Thu) 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Campaign Preview at United Way of Jackson County, 536 N. Jackson Street.  RSVP to Marc Daly by August 11th.

09/09 (Fri) 4:00 PM Campaign Kickoff in the Urban Fishery at Cascades Park.  What Floats Your Cardboard Boat? Race! Click here for more details.

11/04 (Fri) Save the date!  The Women’s Leadership Council presents Power of the Purse at the Country Club of Jackson.  More details to come.

The complete United Way of Jackson County Calendar of Events is available on our homepage.

Again, thank you for everything you do.

Beth Shafer                                               Marc W. Daly

Director of Resource Development          Campaign Manager

517-796-5119                                             517-796-5124