TOP TEN REASONS WHY
UNITED WAY OF MIAMI COUNTY IS THE BEST WAY
TO GIVE & CARE
1. Money raised here stays here.
2. One gift serves many needs.
3. Your contribution helps those who need help the most . . . kids, lonely seniors, the disabled, individuals in crisis, struggling families, abused women and children and many others including average, middle-income families.
4. United Way works hard to keep fundraising costs low.
5. United Way of Miami County has been a trusted organization for over 60 years!
6. You can be assured your money is invested in our community and produces good things.
7. United Way is working to help solve critical social, health and human-care issues important to Miami County.
8. Volunteers raise the money and volunteers decide where to invest our gifts to make the biggest impact.
9. Your United Way is locally owned and operated.
10. Your gift is a hand-up, not a hand-out.
TOP TEN REASON
WHY PEOPLE DON'T CONTRIBUTE
10. The Climate for the “ask” was not right.
9. The Timing for the “ask” was not right.
8. The Product Knowledge was incomplete, or non-existent.
7. The Training of the “sales/marketing” representative was inadequate.
6. The Cause was not right or not portrayed adequately.
5. The Prospect Research was inadequate, or nor done at all.
4. The “ask” Amount was not right.
3. The “ask” was not made of the Right Person.
2. The “Ask” was inadequate or not made at all. (And the #1 reason People don’t contribute!!)
1. The Right Person did not make the “ask”.