ChildStrive Table Captains

 

 

 

Be a Table Captain

Bring your friends, your family and your professional group together at the ChildStrive Bridges to Resilience Luncheon. Each year, ChildStrive hosts a Luncheon. Tables fill the room, speakers are powerful, and you can count on a lot of laughter – possibly even some tears. This is our primary fundraiser for ChildStrive and is an opportunity…

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Invitations, Reminders & More

Please use the templates and ideas here as you see fit. Call, text, email, Facebook, Evite – use a combination, use them all! Tell them you are a ChildStrive supporter, parent, or donor. Tell them how much they’ll enjoy the luncheon and why it’s important. You can copy and paste and edit…

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Day of Luncheon

Many table captains are eager and at times anxious to learn what their responsibilities are at the Luncheon. You don’t need to memorize anything. We will send it to you and have it waiting for you at your table on May 2. Doors Open for our Networking hour at 10:30 am…

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Reminders & Encouragement

Persistence vs. Pestering. At ChildStive, we know we can’t do this by ourselves. Our goal is to raise a significant investment in our annual work and we asked you to help us. And you said ‘yes’! Asking your friends and family to come to a fundraiser is challenging. You risked hearing “No,…

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Getting Started

Wondering how to invite guests? Or how to fill your table? Who to invite? Put together a list of people you’d like to invite. Think of who would enjoy the speakers. This a fundraising event, so think about who will have fun supporting ChildStrive financially. Think about all of your circles – your friends, family, neighbors, co-workers, clients, colleagues…

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Goals & Fundraising

It’s ChildStrive’s Primary Fundraiser! The Bridges to Resilience Luncheon raises a significant amount of funds to support our programs and families throughout the year. It’s also a fun event and a great time to get together. Your guests and table captains do not buy a ticket…

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Steps of a Table Captain

Prior to the luncheon, commit to filling a table & register as a table captain. Invite friends to join you in supporting ChildStrive (be creative & persistent, work your network) Make a personal case for supporting ChildStrive – it’s a fundraising event! Receive tools, templates from ChildStrive & read…

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Event Volunteer Team

Do you love ChildStrive and have 2-3 hours a week between now and April to spare? Do you enjoy connecting with ChildStrive supporters or businesses over the phone & email? Do you want to hone your fundraising and event planning skills? Then we’d love to welcome you…

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How to Register your Guests

Table captains are responsible for registering their guests. As guests RSVP with you, please register them online. There are no tickets or costs, but pre-registration is encouraged. This helps us plan the event and communicate information directly with your guests. All guest registrations are requested by April 25. Click here to access our online registration…

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Speaker Information, Event Details, and More

We are thrilled to welcome author and change expert Barbara Kellerman as the 2019 Bridges to Resilience keynote speaker. She is the James MacGregor Burns Lecturer in Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School and the founding Executive Director of Harvard’s Center for Public Leadership. theme is Legacy of Innovation. Barbara has given talks on leadership all over the world. She will inspire us with a keynote message on the professionalization of leadership, how groups are changing leaders and creating change. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Bridges to Resilience Luncheon FAQ’s by Table Captains Q: DO I HAVE TO REGISTER MYSELF AS A TABLE CAPTAIN? A: No. As a table captain we have you already registered and seated at your own table. Q: HOW MANY GUESTS CAN BE AT MY TABLE? A: Tables seat 10 comfortably. If you have more…

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After the Luncheon

Thank your guests. If a guest was absent today, please 1. Ask them to make a gift in lieu of attendance. 2. Send them a giving card with a special note in the mail or encourage them via email to give online at www.childstrive.org/donate 3. Plan to join us at one of our future events…

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