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Women's Leadership Council

The Emily Program Foundation

Jan. 1, 2019, 1 a.m. - Dec. 31, 2019, 1 a.m. EST

Women’s Leadership Council is a leadership society for female donors to make a direct impact in the community by raising funds for and awareness of The Emily Program Foundation’s programs and mission to empower the prevention of eating disorders and strengthen support for recovery throughout the Twin Cities and across the country. Women who make a gift of at least $500 or are part of a combined gift of $1000 or more are invited to join.PURPOSE:The purpose of the Women’s Leadership Council ("Council") is to encourage leadership-level giving among women in our community through focused initiatives targeting-and positively influencing-awareness around eating disorder prevention and support. The Council will encourage donors to support its activities through volunteering, networking/social media, and fundraising.The Council will provide a forum for its members to network and collaborate for the purpose of advancing The Emily Program Foundation’s mission and programs. Specifically, the Council will:Directly support the Foundation’s existing fundraising and awareness-building efforts, andAdvance the Council’s best new ideas for raising funds and building awareness.RESPONSIBILITIES:Assist in the development of strategies to retain female leadership donors and increase the total number of Women’s Leadership members.Participate in at least one Women’s Leadership sub-committee.Identify new prospects for individual leadership gifts, and introduce prospects to the Foundation’s executive director/development team.Attend Women’s Leadership quarterly council meetings.Help recruit sponsors, market, and attend Foundation events, including a spring luncheon (March), a spring/early-summer gala (May), and help lead the planning and execution of a strategic summer fundraiser event (June/July).Participate in other Foundation volunteer opportunities, when possible.Be a Women’s Leadership member with a contribution of at least $500 individually or a combined gift of at least $1000

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The Emily Program Foundation
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55416

Volunteer For The 2019 Green Gifts Fair

Do It Green! Minnesota

Nov. 22, 2019, 7:30 a.m. - Nov. 23, 2019, 9 p.m. EST

Do It Green! Minnesota is seeking volunteers to help us make the 2019 Green Gifts Fair a success! The Green Gifts Fair, hel d Saturday, November 23rd a t the Midtown Global Market in Minneapolis, is a fun and eco-friendly way to start the holidays, with more than nearly 100 vendors, live music, green living demos, silent auction, family activity area, and more! Our theme this year is #MyGreenCommunity -- inspiring and supporting our local and global communities. The Green Gifts Fair wouldn’t be possible without the hard work of all our volunteers! All volunteers will receive a Do It Green! Minnesota recycled t-shirt and an appreciation gift. A list of the available roles and times can be found below. Do you know someone who might like to volunteer? Please pass along this posting and encourage them to sign up! If you would like to volunteer or have questions about volunteering, please contact Crystal Erickson at with your interest and availability. Want to get more involved in planning the Green Gifts Fair? We will be posting for a number of roles including demo coordinator, general assistant, volunteer coordinator assistant, and stage manager! Please inquire for more details about these roles. AVAILABLE ROLES AND TIMES Friday, November 22 Friday Set-up (1:00pm - 4:00pm) Set-up Crew - help set up tables, decorations, and displaysSaturday November 23 Set-Up Shift (7:00am - 10:00am) Set-up Crew - help set up tables, decorations, and displays Vendor Assistant - help with vendor unloading and set-up Silent Auction Assistant - help set up the silent auction Morning Shift (9:30am - 12:30pm) Midday Shift (12:00pm - 3:00pm) Afternoon Shift (2:30pm - 5:30pm) Greeter - welcome visitors to the Green Gifts Fair! Low-waste monitor - help keep the Green Gifts Fair low-waste "Passport Activity" Staff - hand out prizes for the scavenger hunt Demo Leader - interact with visitors at one of the demonstrations Family Activity Area Assistant - staff one of the activities in the Family Area Silent Auction Assistant - help monitor the Silent Auction General/Vendor Assistant - help vendors with breaks and errands Take Down Shift (5:00pm - 8:00pm) Take-down Crew - help with take-down and cleaning at the end of the Fair including demo booths, vendor tables, silent auction items, and low-waste stations

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920 East Lake Street
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55407

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