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Annual Fund

We have started having teams work on this job. The conferees are assigned to a team member who will then contact them while on island. There is also a 'Junior Chair' that is responsible for contacting young adults.

The head/chair of the committee should be named fairly early (ie March) so they can be involved in the pre-summer conference calls with the other conferences.

Fund Development Events:

  • Shining the Star: A vision for the future of Star Island
DATE TBD
Writing Room
All are welcome
  • McGill Society Reception (POSSIBLY)
Tuesday, 4:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Newton Front
McGill members and anyone interested in McGill
  • Donor Appreciation Social Hour
Fund Development will sponsor food ordered from Oceanic for Social Hour in Newton, for Friends of Bill, and for any alcohol-free event if there is one
Tuesday, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
To thank and recognize all donors to Star Island and the Annual Fund

Volunteer Tasks during NAME conference week:

  1. Hand out AF pins to all who have made AF gifts to date
  2. Wear “Ask me about the Annual Fund” ribbons on your name tags
  3. Review donor lists from 2008 and 2009
    • Personally thank all who have already given
    • Divide the list of all who gave last year but not yet this year and personally connect with each to ask them to make their gift
  4. Make announcements:
    • on Monday about the presentation on the Feasibility Study (Shining the Star)
    • on Tuesday about the 2 receptions
    • in general to encourage all to support the Annual Fund as generously as possible

After Conference week:

  1. Send personal notes of thanks to all who gave (we can provide paper and envelopes)
  2. Send email reminder to all who have not yet given asking them to support Star Island