Month: January 2012

When you give to charities, who really gets your money?

When the Franklin Food Pantry did its first phone-a-thon during 2011, it was an all volunteer effort that resulted in a 100% yield to the Food Pantry. Dean College provided access to their phone bank and over 40 volunteers made calls to about 2400 Franklin households. The full story can be found here: Sent… Read more »

Franklin Food Pantry: Board Development Committee Charter

AUTHORIZATION AND BASIC FUNCTIONThe Board Development Committee will work to improve the overall effectiveness of the individual board members and the Board of Directors functioning as a whole. Aspects of this work will include the Nine Steps in the Board Building Cycle which includes: Identification, Cultivation, Recruitment, Orientation, Involvement, Education, Evaluation, Rotation, and Celebration. The… Read more »

Franklin Food Pantry: Finance Committee Charter

The Finance Committee is responsible for assisting the board in ensuring the organization is in good fiscal health. The work of the committee revolves around the following six major areas: 1. Ensure that accurate and complete financial records are maintained. Monitor income and expenditures against projections. Review and recommend financial policies to the board, including… Read more »

Franklin Food Pantry: Communications Committee Charter

Purpose:Recommends and/or approves communications strategies and other initiatives to set appropriate direction for marketing, branding, advertising, public relations and electronic promotion and communications for the Franklin Food Pantry Goal: To continue to develop and implement the evolving marketing and public relations program which responds to changing needs of the Food Pantry. This includes enhancing and… Read more »