Your Piece Counts!

Sponsor our first ever

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Mystery Theater Dinner Event!

Your company, church, civic group or organization will benefit from the publicity we can provide you during our Your Piece Counts Mystery Theater Dinner Event on October 6th or 7th from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Bottle House in Ottawa, KS.

BE A PRESENTING SPONSOR:

$2,000 Private Eye Sponsor: Recognition for one year in the bi-weekly KOFO Radio Show; Recognition on local Television Community Bulletins; Recognition in the next United Way full page ad in the Ottawa Herald; Recognition on the United Way of Franklin County Website; Your company name or logo on hundreds of event flyers, handbills and save the date cards; your company name or logo on 50 event posters displayed throughout the community; Recognition during event announcements: Recognition in the event Thank You ad in the Ottawa Herald; Recognition on a multitude of United Way social networks; Three tables of ten at the event with your company name or logo on a table tent and your company name or logo on hundreds of event table placemats.

$1,200 Case Solver Sponsor: Recognition for one year in the bi-weekly KOFO Radio Show; Recognition in the next United Way full page ad in the Ottawa Herald; Recognition on the United Way of Franklin County website; Your company name or logo on hundreds of event flyers handbills and save the date cards; Your logo on 50 event posters displayed throughout community; Recognition in an event Thank You ad in the Ottawa Herald newspaper; Two tables of ten at the event with your company name or logo on a table tent and your company name or logo on hundreds of event table placemats.

$600 Spyglass Sleuth Sponsor: Recognition during event announcements; Recognition on four KOFO bi-weekly radio shows; Recognition in a post event newspaper Thank You ad; Your company name or logo on hundreds of event table placemats; A table of ten at the event with your company name or logo on a table tent and your company name or logo on hundreds of event table placemats.

$250 (with 4 seats) or ($300 with 5 seats) Lead Detective Sponsor: Recognition during event announcements; Recognition on two KOFO bi-weekly radio shows; Recognition in a post event newspaper Thank You ad; Your company name or logo on hundreds of event table placemats; Fok4ur seats for you and your guests at the event; your company name or logo on hundreds of table placemats and your company’s support announced on one KOFO radio show.

$100 Case Solver Sponsor: Business signs/banners displayed at the event on Oct 6th and 7th, 2017; Recognition in the full page newspaper advertisement; Recognition in a post event newspaper Thank You ad, and your company name or logo on hundreds of table placemats, two seats at one event, and your company’s support announced on one KOFO radio show.

$50 Clue Hunter Sponsor: Recognition in a post event newspaper Thank You ad; your company name or logo on hundreds of event table placemats and your company’s support announced on one KOFO radio show.

Please note that individual tickets are $65 each. Please be sure to RSVP and join us for this fun and entertaining event:

United Way of Franklin County Association, Attn: Meg Pearson
434 South Main Street/P.O. Box 233, Ottawa, KS 66067
Work: (785) 418-2015    Email: united.way.of.franklin.co@gmail.com

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Raise Money For United Way By Browsing The Internet

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With the Holiday Season fast approaching, there is a good chance that you will be doing a lot of online searching during the next few months… Well, we have some great news for you!    You can raise money for United Way by simply searching for and buying items online!

By using GoodSearch.com instead of search engines like Google, Bing and Ask.com, United Way of Franklin County will generate revenue and be able to help more people!   Please follow the directions below and take a minute to watch the informational video on how to get started:  http://www.goodsearch.com/getstarted.aspx?viewType=RV

It is important to note that you must select “United Way of Franklin County Association” (try this direct link: https://www.goodsearch.com/nonprofit/united-way-franklin-county-association.aspx) before you begin to use this search engine.  You only have to select it one time and then your computer will automatically save your selection (if you switch computers please remember to select us again before searching on GoodSearch).  After you have selected us, a portion of GoodSearch’s ad revenue will be donated to us from every GoodSearch search you make!!  Cool right?  Thank you for investing in our community in every way possible!

Don’t forget to tell all of your friends about this amazing way to help a great cause!

Would You Like To Volunteer?

UWFCA is always looking for volunteers to support our Member Agencies.  

Here are some examples of volunteer opportunities available:

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  • American Red Cross – Donate Blood, Disaster Action Team Member, Disaster Health Services Volunteer, Disaster Work Force Respondent, Building Maintenance
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters –  Inspire young people to succeed by mentoring through a one-one-one match during the school day.
  • CASA –  Advocate to assist in a child’s court proceedings.
  • Communities In Schools – Tutoring: Help children and/or youth with homework or a specific school subject. Skilled volunteering:Bring your skills to the table to help Communities In Schools be successful. Program volunteering:Say “yes” to helping with one-time programs. Other mentoring opportunities:mentor children and/or youth through programs such as Boys Club or Girls Club.
  • ECKAN – The ECKAN Ottawa Volunteer Center inspires, equips, and mobilizes people to take action and change their community for the better.
  • Habitat For Humanity – Making a lunch for our workers on the construction site, help organize or staff a fund raising event,  take pictures at our events and work days , serve on a committee, help us find our next partner family, write something for our newsletter, be part of the construction committee, help us locate and coordinate our volunteers for the work days, help the office (filing, returning phone calls, making copies, paying bills, etc.)
  • Hope House -Hope house is constantly in need of volunteers to assist in a variety of different activities.
  • LifeCare Center – Help is needed in countless ways. Some serve directly with women and men who come to our center for help; many more serve behind the scenes. All make a difference for our clients’ ability to choose life for their unborn child.
  • Mid-American Nutrition Program (Meals On Wheels) – Meal delivery drivers are always needed, you can also help in the office with tasks such as folding flyers, packing envelopes, or cutting other media products or promotions to be sent or displayed.
  • Midland Care Hospice – As a volunteer at Midland Care, you will have many opportunities to listen, run an errand, make a bouquet, give a speech, bake cookies, tell a story, help a child, dry a tear, provide vigil care, be a companion, work in an office, play the piano, create memories and be a part of a team.
  • Willow Domestic Violence Center – Non-direct service volunteers: help with special events, office assistance, community education, and marketing, need 6 hours of training. Direct service volunteers:  includes shelter advocates, court advocates, and children’s program advocates,