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Workplace Champion Toolkit

WELCOME CHAMPIONS! This past year has a been a time of unprecedented challenges for Windsor-Essex County. Now, more than ever, we are relying on volunteer leaders like you who give generously of your time and efforts, to inspire others into action and improve lives in our community.

United Way remains committed to supporting those most in need in our community, during times of stability and crisis. We will continue to put donations to work when and where they’re needed the most, ensuring local residents receive vital supports throughout the year. 

This toolkit page includes everything you need to run a successful United Way workplace campaign – whether your employees are working remotely or in the office. In this toolkit, you can:

Check out the United Way Champion Playbook

United Way Champion Playbook

A great resource guide to help you plan your fundraising campaign.

Show Your Local Love

Employee Engagement Opportunities

United Way offers a variety of curated volunteer opportunities to get involved in our work in the community, build a workplace culture of volunteerism, elevate employee engagement and team-building skills, and show off your organization’s commitment to building a stronger Windsor-Essex County. There are in-person and virtual engagement experiences to choose from and all experiences are led by United Way staff.

Days of Caring

Make a difference in your community through customized volunteer opportunities.

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Living on the Edge

Understand first-hand the challenges and opportunities that families living in low-income face and how you can be part of the solution. This is an in-person facilitated simulation experience.

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Living in My Shoes

A unique group simulation experience that helps people understand the challenges of navigating community support services.

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Breaking the Cycle

In this anti-poverty virtual challenge, you will have to make difficult financial decisions about things many of us take for granted. Can you make the month?

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AdaptiveWEC

A personalized, pocket-sized resilience training initiative that helps your workforce buffer against stress, build emotional well-being, and lead more purposeful lives.

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CHAMP CAMP – The Fundraising Champion’s Guide

Stumped for ideas on how to engage your team in a United Way fundraising campaign? Here are some tips of the trade for United Way champions.

Upcoming Events

November 30, 2021

Emerging Philanthropists UNevent

The best event you’ll never attend.

Not sure which experience is right for you?

Connect with a member of our United Way team.