GIVE MORE AND MORE GIVE

GIVE MORE AND MORE GIVE

As we approach November and all the opportunities it provides to give thanks, I ask you to end October by also giving. By Friday of this week, I ask you to give to our annual Giving Campaign. I hope to reach our goal of supporting so many worthy organizations that help our students with $60,000 from us. We can reach that goal in two ways:

• If you gave last year (THANK YOU), consider giving just a little bit more.

o If every one of the 564 people who gave last year gave just $12 (or $1/month) more, we can reach our goal.

• If you couldn’t give last year, consider giving this year.

o If the remaining 900 employees who didn’t give last year, each gave $6 (or $.50/month), we can reach our goal.

If both happen, we would be considered rock stars in the giving world!

Currently, GFPS gives the 5th largersrt amount of any business or organizations.  We can't beat the top groups as they also give a corporate match for every employee donation and that is not a possibility for public agencies, but I just know we can do more.  Please see below for the giving history...it would be amazing to double the giving in 14 years.

In case you need a little more motivation, be sure to check out the United Way video that shows how they fight for the health, education and financial stability of every person in our community. Your contribution helps our community win that fight. You can view it here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=0EKv9l3NLmE. I cry every time I watch it, so get your Kleenex handy.

One last nudge: for every site (and there are 24 of them) that has 100% of the employees give, I will personally give that site $100 to do with whatever your team decides. That’s how much I believe in this campaign!

Each site has a coordinator who can answer any questions you might have. I thank them for their service and I ask you to reward them with a contribution. If you’ve given in the past, give a little more. If you haven’t, now’s the time. Every contribution makes a difference!

Take care. Be safe. Stay well.

Tammy


Campaign Year


$ Donated by GFPS Employees


% of GFPS Employees Donating Any Amount


2018 GOAL


 $ 60,000


100%


2017 TOTALS


 $ 53,919


40%


2016 TOTALS


 $ 53,234


42%


2015 TOTALS


 $ 51,353


40%


2014 TOTALS


 $ 45,765


36%


2013 TOTALS


 $ 48,173


39%


2012 TOTALS


 $ 44,073


34%


2011 TOTALS


 $ 48,081


32%


2010 TOTALS


 $ 45,973


34%


2009 TOTALS


 $ 43,729


35%


2008 TOTALS


 $ 40,534

 

2007 TOTALS


 $ 40,774

 

2006 TOTALS


 $ 32,248