1235Re: [hreg] Compaq workplace giving
- Sep 12, 2001Mike: Where is this event going to be as I work for Compaq and I have not
heard of this event internally. If it is to be herld at Compaq, I could man
the table for at least one day. Please provide more information. Thanks
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Ewert" <mike.ewert@...>
To: "HREG" <email@example.com>
Sent: Wednesday, September 12, 2001 8:26 AM
Subject: [hreg] Compaq workplace giving
> Would anyone be willing to staff a table for EarthShare (which benefits
> TXSES and HREG) at Compaq during their workplace giving drive on Oct. 16,
> and 18 (1 or all days)?
> --------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Kathryn Houser <rainfall@...>
> To: Feliciano Olivero <fjolivero@...>,
> Mike Ewert <mike.ewert@...>, Oral <OLafleur@...>
> Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2001 14:52:24 -0500
> Subject: [Fwd: Fw: Compaq Computer opportunities]
> Mhooessage-ID: <3B8BF678.21492387@...>
> TXSES is a member of EarthShare (the environmental "United Way" work
> place giving campaign) and needs some participants in Houston employee
> fairs. Do you think you could get the word out to HREG members and see
> if there are any takers? It always makes a difference in contributions
> to our organization if we have a presence at these fairs.
> Thanks for any help you can provide!
> Dear EST State Organizations:
> On October 16, 17 and 18, (dates tentative but looking solid) Compaq
> Computer will have a series of agency fairs at two of their Houston
> locations. We have been asked to be represented by up to eight of our
> organizations each day of these fairs.
> Because we have only five participating organizations in Houston, and
> because Compaq prefers to have as many different agencies represented as
> possible over the three-day period, we obviously need help. We need
> to think about any projects your organization has in the Houston area and
> volunteers that would be available to represent your organization at the
> Compaq fairs on one of these days.
> Bridget Jensen will be working with our Houston organizations, and with
> Nature Conservancy of Texas and Surfrider Foundation, all of whom helped
> the Compaq fairs last year.
> We spoke with a subcommittee of our Campaign / Marketing Committee last
> week, and in a few short minutes, they had two very creative ideas. Kevin
> Somdahl-Sands of Environmental Defense, for instance, said Environmental
> Defense will have meetings going on in Houston at that time that will
> probably allow him to piggyback some time at Compaq on at least one day.
> Aileen Truax volunteered to organize a carpool for statewide organizations
> based in Austin who would like to have a presence at Compaq.
> Anjali, not to put you on the spot, but TPL was partially responsible for
> starting this campaign, and y'all are benefitting from some nice access
> awards. We'll be in touch to see if you can help out this year!
> Jack and Hall, please think of any Friends of Big Bend National Park board
> members or volunteers in the Houston area that would be willing to put
> together a few photographs, maps and display items for the agency fairs
> be willing to volunteer for one of the three days.
> It probably goes without saying that this is an extremely important
> with huge growth potential. Contributions more than doubled from the first
> year to the second year of the campaign.
> Your Earth Share of Texas headquarters staff has a campaign presentation
> that's been scheduled for weeks on one of the three days, but we will be
> Compaq at least one of the remaining two days. (That is, unless our
> participating organizations take advantage of this great opportunity and
> fill all the available slots!)
> Many thanks,
> Max and Edie
> Earth Share of Texas
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