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Use Our Toolkit and Create a Campaign Today!

As you begin to plan your workplace campaign, we want to ensure you have the tools and information you need to run a successful campaign. If there is something you need that you can’t find, please contact us and we will connect you with a member of our Campaign staff.

Please check back at a later date to download our toolkit information!

The Benefits

Many employers capitalize on the United Way campaign to pull their employees together, to enhance employee relations, to work towards a common goal and to create a feeling of supporting their community as an organization.

Still have some questions? Be sure to check out our brochure below to find out more on how you and your business can help United Way Sault Ste Marie!

Payroll Deductions

Most employers participate in the payroll deduction program, which allows employees to deduct a regular amount from each paycheque to fulfill their annual pledge to United Way. Employees fill out their pledge form during the annual Campaign in the fall. One copy goes to their human resources or payroll department, while another copy goes to United Way. Payments usually begin the following January. One of the unique features of United Way, Training and support.

Training is provided to your employee volunteer through individual meetings with United Way campaign staff. In some cases, a Sponsored Employee will be assigned to your workplace to guide and assist with new ideas to ensure that your campaign is a successful one. All major campaign materials will be supplied to your coordinator.

Become an ECC

As an Employee Campaign Coordinator (ECC), you help make a difference in your workplace and your community by leading a United Way campaign in your organization. With training and support by United Way staff and Sponsored

Employees, you will:

  • Learn about United Way and recruit a campaign team (1-8 people)
  • Secure support and maintain direct contact with senior management, labour leaders and United Way
  • Analyze, develop and implement a campaign plan
  • Educate fellow volunteers and get them involved
  • Launch your campaign and run special events
  • Report campaign progress and final results to United Way
  • Problem-solve during campaign, if required
  • Thank donors, volunteers and team members
  • Participate in a final evaluation of your campaign
  • Have fun!

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