Below are the tools you will need to run a successful campaign. If you cannot find something you need, be sure to reach out to your United Way representative or your Loaned Executive. They are happy to help in any way they can.
Start here to create and plan for your Hopeful United Way workplace campaign.
2022 Employee Workplace Campaign Manager Guide (PDF)
Plan out your campaign with a one-week and two-week sample timeline.
Hopeful Campaign Timelines (PDF): 1 and 2 Weeks
Read our checklist for running a workplace giving campaign.
Campaign Check List (PDF)
Setting up payroll deduction for your workplace campaign is easy. Read the four steps involved.
Four Steps to Set Up Payroll Deductions (PDF)
Read how to set up an online giving tool that makes giving easy and managing your campaign more effective.
Electronic Campaigns Made Easy (PDF)
Utilize pre-written emails to your co-workers with our Sample Communications Guide.
Sample Communications To Keep Your Co-Workers Updated (PDF)
Virtual Bus Tour (Web)
Find creative engagement ideas for your next fundraising event.
Engagement Idea Guide (PDF)
Support mental health efforts in Southern Maine with few ways you can take action to support and advance the important work of Thrive2027.
Ways to Engage Year-Round: Mental Health (PDF)
See your investments at work! The Community Report highlights the results of United Way's FY22 investments.
Read the 2021-2022 Community Report (Webpage)
UWSM mobilizes our community around Thrive2027, a set of three goals to give kids a strong start; empower neighbors to thrive – not just survive; and help us all live longer, better. Your support of UWSM is an investment in ensuring the success of Thrive2027. Check out our progress.
Explore the Thrive2027 Data Dashboard (Webpage)
With your on-going support, we can deliver on FY23 community investment commitments to local programs and initiatives that best align with our community’s vision, Thrive2027, and have the highest performance outcomes to propel us to these shared goals.
Read the 2022-2023 Investment Portfolio (PDF)
Maine artist Charlie Hewitt created the Hopeful sign during challenging times to serve as a inspiration to himself and others.
Southern Maine Branded
Appropriate for Any Campaign in Maine
Download this 8.5x17 Poster (PDF)
You and your workplace CAN make a difference for neighbors at United Way of Southern Maine’s FOOD DRIVE AND CAN SCULPTURE CONTEST on Friday, September 16!
With fun and accessible ways to participate, anyone can join the fun safely and easily while addressing hunger across the region. Donations will be distributed across Southern Maine through Wayside Food Programs and Youth Full Maine.
General donations to United Way of Southern Maine are directed to the Community Impact Fund, which invests your donations where it will be most impactful. You also have the option to direct your donation to one of the below targeted impact funds.
- Community Impact Fund: Direct your dollars where it will make the most impact today.
- Children’s Education Fund: Supports programs and collaboratives, like Biddeford Ready! and Bright Beginnings, that give children a strong foundation, setting them on a course to reach their potential.
- Economic Stability Fund: Supports programs and collaboratives, like CA$H and Greater Portland Workforce Initiative, that help people build wealth through education, job training, stable housing, and financial education.
- Healthy Community Fund: Supports proven strategies focused on mental health services, suicide prevention, and recovery from substance use.
- York County Expansion Fund: Direct your dollars to expand Women United’s work in York County.