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MelanieTirrell

TogetherWe
Stand
NonProfit
Organization
January22,2015
nd

MissionStatement:
Thisnonprofitorganizationistryingtonotjustpreventbullying,butendit.Bullyingmiserably
effectsvictimsdrasticallyandneedstoSTOP!OurgoalistoshutoutbullyingintheUSasifit
werealightswitchturningoff.

OurVision:
Webelievethateveryoneshouldwakeupwithasmileontheirfaceandwithnoworries.Actsof
kindness,love,andcompatibilitywilltakeplaceinsteadofhatefulactstowardsoneanother.We
canmakeahugechangeintheoutlookofthepeopleintheUSandwewill.

Activities:
Thisorganizationwillholdnumerouseventstoraisemoneyforagoodcause.Wewillhave
shirtssoldateveryeventheldwithourorganizationnameandmissionstatementonit.The
volunteersandmyselfwillpayfortheshirts.Theseshirtswilladvertiseourorganizationbythe
participantswearingthemandshowingthemoff.Sometypesofeventsthatwillbeheldare
gatheringsforbullyvictimstosharestories,meals,andacarnival.Thebiggertheevent,the
better.Wewillalwayshaveadonationsjarformoneytospendonfutureevents.

DonorLetter:
10/9/14
MelanieTirrell
TogetherWeStand
334PleasantStreet
Pawtucket,RI02860

DaveStebbings
Partner/CEO
StebbingsPartners
427JohnL.DietschBlvd.
AttleboroFalls,MA02763

DearDaveStebbings,

MynameisMelanieTirrell,andIamwritingonbehalfofTogetherWeStand.Ourgroupis
workingveryhardtoendbullyingintheUnitedStatesforapositiveoutcomeinthiscountry.

AsTogetherWeStandmembers,itisourmissiontomake6th12thgradestudentsintheU.S.
feelliketheyliveinasafeenvironmentwithpeaceandhappiness.Wewillgiveasurveytoone
schoolineverystatecapitalintheU.S.abouthowmuchbullyingtakesplacethere.Doingthis
twiceayear,wewillgetavisualofhowmuchourorganizationisworking.Eventswillbeheld
yearroundtospreadthewordthatbullyingisnotacceptablenordoesitmakeyoupartofthe
ingroup.Ourgoalistoexplaintothesestudentstostandagainstbulliesandtotakeaction.

Forthecompletionofourhelpfulproject,weneedtshirtswithourorganizationnametoeasily
spreadourorganizationandinformation.WewouldbeverygratefulifStebbingsPartnerscould
donateanyoftheseitemstosupportourproject.Ifyouhappentobeinterested,wewillkeep
youinformedwithregularupdatesontheprogressofourproject.

PleasecontactmeatMelanie.Tirrell.Blackstone@gmail.comor(000)0000000,whicheveris
moreconvenientifyouareabletohelp.Ifwedonthearfromyouwithinaweek,wewill
personallycontactyou.Thankyouforyourtimeandforconsideringtherequestofyourhelp.
Welookforwardtoworkingwithyouandembracingourpowerfulandbeautifulcountrytogether.

Sincerely,

MelanieTirrell

Budget:

Together We Stand 2014 Budget


Income
Ticket income from events
Profit from home supplies fundraising

Total Income

Amount

Justification
37500
$5 150 people 50 States
40000
$800 50 States
77,500

Expenses
1. DJ/Music
2. Meals
3. Games/Rides
4. Tents/Tables

15000
10000
50000
2000
Total Expenses

77,000

Profit

500

$300 50 States
$200 50 States
$1000 50 States
$40 50 States

SampleGrantProposal:
(file:///C:/Users/Tirrells/Downloads/Olweus%20Funding%20Toolkit%20PDF%20documents.pdf)


GrantProposal:
11/13/14

Mr.GeorgeZygmont
ExecutiveVicePresident
1025BostonPostRoad
Darien,CT06820

DearMr.GeorgeZygmont,

MynameisMelanieTirrell,thefounderofTogetherWeStand.TogetherWeStandisanewNonProfit
Organizationwiththegoaltoendbullyingintheagerangeof6th12thgradersintheUS.Surveysshowthat
77%ofstudentsarebulliedintheUS.Ourorganizationisworkingveryhardtochangethisbyholding
eventsinall50statesforvictimsofbullying.Withyourhelp,wecanworkasateamtostopbullyinginthe
US.

TherearewaytoomanypeopleexperiencingbullyingintheUS.Forexample,asayoung11yearold,
ThomasThompsoncommittedsuicideduetohispeersconstantlybullyinghim.Unfortunately,thisisnotthe
onlytimethiseventhashappened.AccordingtotheCDC,Suicideisthethirdleadingcauseofdeath
amongyoungpeople,resultinginabout4,400deaths.

Eventsinall50statesoftheUSwillbeheldsuchascarnivals,meals,andgatheringsforsupportforthe
victimsfourtimesinayear.Iamrequestingsupport,tohappilyincludeyouinthemovement.Theprofitwe
requesttoreceiveis$4,000fourtimesayear,February,May,AugustandNovemberforeacheventheld.
Weplantousethesefundstohireourstaff.Ateacheventtherewillbe10officialstaffmembersinwhich
willearn$8each.Thetotalprofitforthewholeyearoffoureventsaddsupto$16,000.

Weneedstafftohelpvictimsfeelwelcomedencouragingthemtohaveconfidenceinthemselvesandkeep
theeventsinanorderlyfashion.Iftheparticipantsfeelasiftheyneedadviceorjustneedtotalk,thestaff
willbetheretowillinglyliftthemup.

Wegreatlyappreciatethetimetakentoreadthismessage.Pleasegetbacktousthroughemailor
telephone.Myemailis
Melanie.Tirrell.Blackstone@gmail.com
andourphonenumberis(000)0000000.
Thankyouinadvanceforyourconsiderationandattention.

Thankyou,

MelanieTirrell
PresidentofTogetherWeStand
334PleasantStreet
Pawtucket,RI02860


PressRelease:

ForImmediateRelease
ForFurtherInformation:
MelanieTirrell&Organization
(000)0000000
November25,2014

TogetherWeStand
HelpsBullyVictims

Date:

Time:

Place:

Friday

November28,2014
122pmor24pm
ProvidenceCareerandTechnicalAcademy(PCTA)

41FrickerSt,Providence,RI02903(OffBroadStreet)

What:
TheTogetherWeStandorganizationhasanupcomingeventforbully
victims.ThisoutstandingeventincludesaliveDJ,acarnival,lunch,games,timeto
shareyourownstorieswithothervictimsorstaff,andawholelotoffun!

Thiseventistofocusonhelpingbullyvictimswiththeirselfconfidence
andtohelpthemrealizethattheyarentalone,hencethenameTogetherWeStand.
MelanieTirrellstates,Webelievethateveryoneshouldwakeupwithasmileontheir
faceandwithnoworries.Actsofkindness,love,andcompatibilitywilltakeplace
insteadofhatefulactstowardsoneanother.

All
TogetherWeStand
eventswillmakeahugeimpactonmanylives.In
mostcases,bullyvictimsfeelworthlessandpointlesswhichleadstomanysadand
poordecisionssuchasselfharmorsuicide.Theseeventsareheldtopreventthis
happeningandtospreadawarenesstoothersofhowmuchbullyingreallyaffects
peopleemotionallyandphysically.

CONTACTINFORMATION:
MelanieTirrell&Organization,PublicRelationsfor
TogetherWeStand(000)0000000

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Evaluations:


Note:Thisisasurveyforanymemberinwhichattendedanyofourantibullyingevents(nota
fundraiser):

Circlethefollowinganswersinwhichapplytoyourexperience.

1. Howdidyoufeelattheevent?
a. Comfortable/Welcomed
b. Uncomfortable/Awkward
c. Other:__________________

2. Doyoufeelthestaffwasapproachable?
a. Yes
b. No

3. (Followupquestionfor#2)Whyorwhynot?

____________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________

4. Didthiseventbenefityouinanyway?
a. Yes
b. No
c. Explain(Optional):
________________________________________________________________

5. Howsatisfiedwereyouwiththeevent?
a. ExtremelySatisfied
b. Satisfied
c. Neutral
d. Dissatisfied
e. ExtremelyDissatisfied
f. Explain(Optional):
________________________________________________________________

6. Willweseeyouatfutureevents?
a. Yes
b. No
c. Maybe

Thankyouforyourtime.Welookforwardtoseeingyouinthefuture!

TrainingandDevelopment
:

TogetherWeStandisfacilitatedthroughvolunteersandifnecessary,verylittlehired
workers.Accordingtotheirskillsandabilities,wegivethestaffcertaintasks.For
example,iftherewasavolunteerwhoknowshowtocookbutisntatherapist,that
personwillbeassignedtocookthefood.Ifwedonthaveenoughvolunteerswithsocial
workortherapyexperience,wewillbeginhiring.