Blog Post 12 – January 8, 2016

For my exhibition, I will be creating a map with all of the charities I have helped in one color, and all of the people/places where my charities have helped in another color (to show how expansive my project was). This will be presented on a touch screen TV. I will also have a computer set up with a voiceover showing my website and the mechanics. I did the excel sheet and found a software (Maptive) to show my data. Once inputted, I changed the insignias to be my charity’s logo.

Blog Post 9 – December 4, 2015

This week I have been in contact between various students and charities, and connecting teachers with charities. Team Leaders have shown interest, asking me to talk to their students, or get their students involved during enrichment periods. I have talked to Res. Life and organized a bus to go to Cooper’s Beach on Dec. 12, 2015 to bring students from the Ross School to the event. I already have a few students interested, but must try to get as many as possible involved in the event.

Blog Post 8 – November 27, 2015

Since I plan on marketing this to students next week, I have been drafting emails to send. Some to res. live, who are in charge of boarding students and their rides, some to grade team leaders (to see how I can give students an incentive in each grade to volunteer), and others to the entire school and students to market what I am doing.

Blog Post 7 – November 20, 2015

I’m going through a book called “Do It! Marketing” by David Newman. It has 77 ways to maximize my marketing abilities. However, it is more for a business – so I have to sort out which tips I can use for my charity and which are not valuable. I have been using tips like “sell the same way that you buy” to increase the success of my nonprofit.