Advocacy is about more than signing petitions or writing letters to elected officials – it's about understanding the issues, becoming a champion for the cause, and then lending your voice to promote the actions of positive change to your family, friends, neighbors, and the community.
Promote your United Way
Speak up and stand strong as someone who knows how to LIVE UNITED. Let others know you are sharing your passion, expertise, and voice to create positive change in Sumner County. Wear the LIVE UNITED shirt proudly in your community. Place a United Way sign along your driveway, and prominently display the "I Support United Way" window cling on your business door. Place a link on your website back to our site. Find and follow United Way of Sumner County on Facebook and on Instagram. Like our posts, share our message, and let your voice be heard. Through your own words and actions, advocate for positive change and show Sumner County what it means to LIVE UNITED.
One of the quickest ways to advocate for positive change is to share the happenings at your United Way with friends, family, and others through social media. Follow us on these channels, and like, comment, and share so your followers will know where you stand.
Here are some other examples for how you can advocate for positive change:
- Volunteer in your community
- Advocate for struggling ALICE families with local government officials
- Make a donation to United Way
- Raise awareness of community issues
- Wear the LIVE UNITED t-shirt
- Donate diapers, wipes, coats, and food to local drives
- Organize a Day of Action for your business or group
The possibilities are endless!