100 Youth Who Care FAQ

 

How Do I Become A Member of 100 Youth Who Care?
If you would like to become a member, please complete the Membership-Commitment-Form. It is that easy.

I’m a member, what should I expect at a 100 Youth Who Care event?
Expect to be greeted by a Youth Advisory Committee member and asked to sign-in at the check-in table. There will be time for mingling with other fabulous, like-minded youth and eating pizza and chips and salsa.

Generally, the afternoon will go as follows:

11:30 am – Check-in, present your cash/check ,mingle, and eat pizza from Jet’s Pizza, and Chips and Salsa from LaSenorita

12:00 pm – Program begins

  • Opening remarks
  • An explanation of the charity selection and voting process is given.
  • Three (3) charities will each have five (5) minutes to present their charity to the group. A brief Q&A will follow each presenter.
  • Members will submit their anonymous ballot and the votes are tabulated.
  • The Youth Advisory Committee will say a few words of thanks and tell the group about the Youth Advisory Committee and Philanthropy.
  • The charity with the most votes is announced.
  • That afternoon half the monies raised at the event will support the needs of today while the other half goes into the Youth Fund.
  • You just did something amazing and impactful.

1:00 pm – Event is adjourned

How long does the event last?
100 Youth Who Care will take no more than an hour. We aim to start promptly at 12:00pm. If you wish to come earlier there will be opportunities to socialize and eat pizza before the formal part of the one-hour meeting.

What if I cannot attend the 100 Youth Who Care event?
If you cannot attend  you should do one of the following:

  • Give your $20 check to a trusted friend who is attending the meeting.
  • Mail your $20 check by June 16th to OCCF, P.O. Box 344, Gaylord, MI, 49734

Can I bring a friend to a 100 Youth Who Care?
Yes! We are always looking for youth who want to GIVE BIG. Please invite your friends, neighbors, and family to become a member today.

Is membership limited to 100 youth?
Absolutely not! If we can make a BIG impact with 100 youth, why not grow and make an even BIGGER difference? The more the merrier we say, as long as we have room at the venue we will continue to take members.  If we exceed capacity at the venue we will start a priority list for the next event. The winning organization will not receive any more than $1000. Based on final numbers there may be additional grants awarded.

What do you do with my personal information?
The OCCF collects your personal information (including name, email address, phone number, and mailing address) strictly for the purpose of keeping in contact with our members. Our database is used for administrative purposes only.

We will not sell, give, or otherwise share your personal information with any third party. Ever. We may occasionally recognize our members via social media and other media. If you want to remain anonymous you must let us know at the time of joining.

Is my donation tax deductible?
Yes. Tax receipts will be mailed to you with in one month of the event, which is why we collect your current address.

 

How much of my donation goes to the administration costs of the program?
Absolutely zero! Our operating expenses are offset by generous sponsor donations from CP Consulting, Jay’s Sporting Goods, Jet’s Pizza and LaSenorita.