Pelican Reunion Volunteers Annual Fund Plan

Pelican Reunion Volunteers Annual Fund Plan





After Conference week:


  1. Attend Annual Fund Conference Volunteer orientation conference call on April 16 at 7:30 p.m.
  2. Send email letter to all conferees via the Pel Reunion list serve or email group (in collaboration with registrar as required)
  3. Review donor lists from prior 2 years and 2014 conference registration list to prepare for on-island fundraising
  4. Review the Annual Fund Tool Kit for ideas and guidance


Fund Development Events:


  1. Star Island Legacy Society Reception (Formerly McGill Society)


4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Newton Front or location in or near Stone Village

Members, friends, the curious! All are welcome


  1. Donor Appreciation Social Hour

Fund Development will sponsor food ordered from Oceanic for Social Hour in Newton, for Friends of Bill, and for any alcohol-free event if there is one

Sunday Social Hour

5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

To thank and recognize all donors to Star Island and the Annual Fund


Volunteer Tasks during NAME conference week:


  1. Review donor lists from 2012 and 2013
    1. Personally thank all who have already given
    2. Divide the list of all who gave last year but not yet this year among other AF volunteers and personally connect with each to ask them to make their gift
  2. Hand out AF pins or stickers to all who have made AF gifts to date
  3. Wear “Ask me about the Annual Fund” ribbons on your name tags
  4. Make announcements:
    1. At a meal about the 2 receptions
    2. in general to encourage all to support the Annual Fund as generously as possible


After Conference week:


  1. Send personal notes of thanks to all who gave (we can provide paper and envelopes)
  2. Send email reminder to all who have not yet given asking them to support Star Island