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Advocacy for Results. Advocacy for Results. In the fight against ________ ( put your issue here ), advocacy is essential. Advocacy for Results. By putting a face and voice on hunger effective advocacy can bring more resources into organization and create positive change. Advocacy Defined.

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Advocacy for results

Advocacy for Results


Advocacy for results1

Advocacy for Results

  • In the fight against ________(put your issue here), advocacy is essential


Advocacy for results2

Advocacy for Results

  • By putting a face and voice on hunger effective advocacy can bring more resources into organization and create positive change.


Advocacy defined

Advocacy Defined

  • Raise awareness

  • Get people involved

  • Raise voice for issue

  • Engage on new personal level


Advocacy for

Advocacy for…

  • Results

  • Engage

  • Structure

  • Understand

  • Love

  • Tally

  • Say Thanks!


R esults

Results

  • What is your issue?

  • What is your vision?

  • What difference are you trying to make?


Advocacy for results

We envision a time when everyone in our community will have access to enough nutritious food to maintain a healthy lifestyle


R esults1

Results

Strategic Plan

  • Send the message that will get the community to act


R esults2

Results

  • Harvesters - Feeding Hope

  • Put a face on hunger

  • Enable people to make a difference


R esults3

Results

  • Give Food

  • Give Money

  • Give Time

  • Give Voice

Call to Action!


E ngage

Engage

  • 28% of all Americans volunteer

  • 61 million people last year

  • Contribute on average 50 hours per worker

    Corporation for National & Community Service


E ngage1

Engage

  • Volunteers

  • Employees

  • Donors

  • Clients

Where do you find Advocates?


Advocacy for results

Engage

15.5%

19.63%

4%

9%

17.84%

11.65%

15.4%


E ngage2

Engage

WHY?

  • Expand base of support

  • Engage community in issue of hunger

  • Expand capacity of the organization


E ngage3

Engage

How to Engage

  • Give them messages and stories

  • Give them something to do

  • Make simple request

  • Invite to Advocacy Day

  • Invite to City Council meeting

  • Ask to set up a display, do a talk

  • Encourage to call a legislator

  • Give a template to write a letter


E ngage4

Engage

Prospects

Advocates

Champions

Community commitment

to hunger solutions


E ngage5

Engage

  • Become a resource for legislators

  • Elected officials rely on voice of constituents


S tructure

Structure

“Advocates (volunteers) are not free”

Manage and Support Volunteers for

Quality Results

  • Recruit & Train

  • Schedule & Organize

  • Supervise & Evaluate

  • Provide Supplies, Equipment & Materials

  • Communicate, communicate, communicate


U nderstand

Understand

Motivation

  • Achievement

  • Influence

  • Affiliation


L ove

Love

Passion for the Vision!

We envision a time when everyone will have access to enough nutritious food to maintain a healthy lifestyle.


L ove1

Love

  • Advocates share your vision!


L ove2

Love

People will stuff envelopes

if they see

the importance of it!

Paula Pratt

Community Outreach Director

Harvesters – The Community Food Network


T ally

Tally

Useful Statistics

  • Number of advocacy volunteers

  • Hours of service – talks, displays etc.

  • Types of volunteers

  • Sources of volunteers

  • Value of volunteer time

  • Accomplishments

  • Comparisons


T ally1

Tally

  • Web hits

  • Direct mail donors

  • Attendees at events

  • Number of volunteers/hours

  • Non negative media

  • United Way designations

  • Community food drives

Positive Community Perception Index


S ay thanks

Say Thanks

Define Recognition

  • To be aware of;

  • Acknowledgement and approval

  • Gratitude

  • To notice as in passing


S ay thanks1

Say Thanks

  • Hand written note

  • Know volunteer’s name

  • Social events - parties

  • Give title to group (Ambassadors)

  • Newsletter & greeting cards

  • Plaque

  • Useful gifts


S ay thanks2

Say Thanks


Advocacy for1

Advocacy for…

  • Results

  • Engage

  • Structure

  • Understand

  • Love

  • Tally

  • Say Thanks!


Advocacy for results3

Advocacy for Results!

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.

Winston Churchill


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