United Way of the Plains

Tools For the Workplace

Looking for materials to help you run a campaign, promote United Way or stay involved throughout the year? You're in the right place.

Campaign Toolkit

Download easy-to-use materials to help you run a United Way fundraising campaign at your workplace. All files are PDFs unless otherwise noted.

Mark Your Calendar: Important 2017 Dates & Events

Campaign Kickoff Breakfast

Thursday September 7, 2017
Food lines open at 7 a.m. and program at 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Register here.

Campaign Celebration Lunch

Thursday November 16, 2017
Food lines open at 11 a.m. and program at 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.

Register here.


Campaign Leader Guides
Campaign Materials

Print Materials

Contact your United Way of the Plains representative at 267-1321 for printed copies of these materials.

Campaign Brochure (three versions):

Campaign Brochure - Earline (English); Campaign Brochure - Earline (Spanish); Campaign Brochure - Earline (Vietnamese)

Campaign Brochure - Sutton (English)

Campaign Brochure - Chearleaders (English)

Campaign Posters (two versions):



General Pledge Card - English / English Fillable PDF / Spanish / Vietnamese

Thermometer Poster


Payroll Stuffers (these can also be used as table tents)

Thank You Ad - MaxThank You Ad - Kheridan

What a Donation Provides

How 1% Helps

United Way Around the Clock

Gifts of Appreciated Stock

PowerPoint Template (.potx)

Jeans Day Sticker Template (.doc)

Making Choices Activity (Poverty Simulation)

Campaign Kickoff Playlist

Auto Debit Form


2017 Videos

Campaign Video - View Here / Download MP4 file (243 MB)

Behind the Scenes Videos:

Brotherly Love Knows No Boundaries - View Here / Download MP4 File (138.52 MB)

Cheering on Cheerleaders - View Here / Download MP4 File (99.58 MB)

Enough Love To Go Around - View Here / Download MP4 File (53.52 MB)

Maximizing Max's Potential - View Here / Download MP4 File (115.5 MB)

2016 Videos

Campaign Video - View HereDownload MP4 file (237.29 MB)

Breakfast of Champions Welcome Video - View Here download (13.47 MB)

Campaign Leader Training

5 Things That Are Harder Than Running a United Way Campaign - viewdownload (22.59 MB)

Corporate Engagement - View Here / Download (24.27 MB)

Tocqueville Video - View Here / Download (129.78 MB)

Program Videos

Women United®

Read to Succeed - View Here / Download MP4 file (55.96 MB)

Importance of Learning to Read on Time

Interview with Jeff Turner, Retired President & CEO of Spirit AeroSystems - View Here / download MP4 file (317.47 MB)

2-1-1 Stream of Services -  2-1-1 TV Ad - Stream of Services (3.04 MB)

Play this 30-second TV ad on your internal TV network to promote United Way's 2-1-1 (the 24-hour helpline that helps people find local human services).

Calculate Your Impact

Any gift - large or small - makes a difference. Use the impact calculator to see how your weekly gift adds up.

Group Volunteer Projects

Custom Volunteer Projects - Want to lend a helping hand? Contact our volunteer center to set up a custom project for your company.

Cookie Bags

Instruction Card


Happy Valentine's Day

Happy Valentine's Day - Version #2

Happy Mothers Day


Reading Kits

Instructional video - view / download MP4 (1.76 MB)

Instruction Card


8" x 8" Readers Become Leaders

6" x 6" Enjoy These Books

3" x 3" blank with United Way logo


Fleece Tie Blanket

Instructional video - view / download MP4 file (9.41 MB)

Instruction Card

Cutting Template

Fabric kits

More About United Way of the Plains
United Way Programs & Initiatives
ePledge Materials
Leadership Materials

Leadership Giving Levels

Young Leaders Association

Young Leaders Brochure

Women United®

Women United® Brochure

Contact your United Way of the Plains representative at 267-1321 for printed copies of these materials.

For helpful information about how to conduct a leadership campaign, check the Campaign Leader Guides section above.


United Way of the Plains - These files are for promoting your United Way campaign. Check the Corporate Partner logo files for options of files to use when promoting your support of United Way to the community.

Print, Full Color - Logos for full-color printed materials (printed in process color - CMYK).

Print, One Color - Logos for one-color printed materials.

Special Usage - Logos for use ONLY when other versions do not work (such as imprinting on plastic, glass, metal, fabric or other materials used for merchandise or signage; faxing and photocopying; or laserprinting on color other than white).

Onscreen, Full Color - Logos for use in websites, PowerPoint, videos, TV ads and such.

United Way Corporate Partner Logo Usage Guidelines

Sample Emails
Photos & Artwork
Success Stories

See our listing of Success Stories here.

Report Forms & Award Applications
Order Custom United Way Products

Looking to order custom products for your campaign? Check the United Way Store: www.unitedwaystore.com.

They offer a variety of promotional items and apparel.

Meet Your United Way Rep

Tona TurnerTona Turner
Vice President of Resource Development






Kelly HarperKelly Harper
Director of Major and Planned Gifts






Ann CollinsAnn Collins
Senior Relationship Manager






Susan DellingSusan Delling
Relationship Manager






Emily HurstEmily Hurst
Relationship Manager and Young Leaders Association Manager






Penny OlsenPenny Olsen
Relationship Manager and Women United® Manager





Year-Round Toolkit

United Way is more than just fundraising. Here are ways you can stay involved throughout the year.

Present Campaign Awards at Regular Staff Meetings

Your United Way representative is available to present your campaign award throughout the year. This is a great way to create year-round awareness of United Way. Call your United Way representative at 267-1321 to schedule.

Help Distribute Funds

Supporting local programs that get results is at the core of our mission. That's where you come in. We need your input and rely on your expertise to distribute funds through the grant review process.


Recognize Loyal Contributors and Diamond Donors

Do you know of coworkers who have been giving to United Way (any United Way) for 10 years or more? Let them know aobut our Loyal Contributor and Diamond Donor recognition program.


Stay Informed

Stay in the loop and get the scoop on what United Way is doing when you sign up to get our monthly eNewsletter.

Encourage Volunteering

Custom group volunteer projects - Want to lend a helping hand? Contact our volunteer center to set up a custom group project for your company.

Individual volunteer opportunities - Let coworkers know they can find volunteer opportunities to match their interest by dialing 2-1-1 (United Way's information line) or search online.

Promote a New Hires Program

Tell new employees how your company cares about the community through United Way by giving them a special new hires folder that contains a United Way brochure and pledge card.
Ask your United Way representative for copies of the new hires folder.

Help Exiting Employees Stay Involved

Whether an employee is retiring or moving on in their career, give them the opportunity to learn how to continue their support of the community through the exit flier. Ask your United Way representative for more information or download a sample.

Promote 2-1-1

Our 2-1-1 service connects people looking for help with thousands of nonprofit and government services. Use our toolkit to get the word out to your staff.


Link to United Way's General Website

Add a link to the United Way website on your intranet or website.

  1. United Way of the Plains logoRight click on this logo (at right), select "Save image as..." and save to your computer
  2. Link to: www.unitedwayplains.org
  3. Place on your website