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Kit Building for SRA Corporate Champion Kit Menu

Looking for a fun, hands-on, and cooperative Corporate Volunteer Opportunity for your office? Your company can gift and assemble care packages for SRA Students! Pick to give from one of our 3 package plans below that best suits your company. All package plans are flexible! The kits can vary for your company capacity. Feel free to get creative, utilize local shops and connections to get your kit items! Once you choose a kit building theme you can choose how many kits you can build and donate. Then you can coordinate with the SRA Team for any Volunteer Day support!

Host a Party for SRA: Give a Gift to First-Gen Students

  • About: Invite your company to gather around for a Party that supports Students Rising Above. Employees handwrite notes of encouragement for SRA students and stuff them into an envelope along with a gift card!
  • Location: Reserve an office space, consider an office cafe
  • Date: Pick a date a minimum of 2 weeks in advance and confirm with SRA
  • Time: Reserve a 2 hour slot - 30 minutes set-up, 1 hour festivities, 30 minutes clean-up
  • Example Outline of Volunteering: Enjoy treats, watch SRA videos, write a note for a SRA student, pick a gift card to stuff in the envelope, enjoy time with coworkers
  • Materials Provided by SRA: Pre-addressed stationary, Note Examples, SRA Video that can be shown, SRA Materials, special SRA Student Thank You's sent after receiving the kits
  • Materials you may Need: Food/snacks/drinks (all optional and flexible), pens/markers, a projector for the video, stamps, recommended can vary: gift cards for students of $10-$25 - favorite ideas include- Target (Dorm Supplies), Walgreens (Toiletries), Amazon (Tech)
  • Amount of Kits: Varies on size of volunteer group and capacity of giving! SRA has approx. 350 college students. SRA's Freshman Class this year is 75 students. We recommend each employee to build 3-5 kits for an engaging event! Depending on your choice of gift card a kit can cost $10-$25. SRA is happy to provide more insight for your specific company.

Host a Coffee Break for SRA: Coffee and Kick-It

  • About: Invite your company to gather around for a Coffee Break that supports Students Rising Above. Employees handwrite notes of encouragement for SRA students and stuff them into a travel mug along with candies and a coffee gift card to be shipped to students.
  • Location: Reserve an office space, consider an office cafe
  • Date: Pick a date a minimum of 2 weeks in advance and confirm with SRA
  • Time: Reserve a 2 hour slot - 30 minutes set-up, 1 hour festivities, 30 minutes clean-up
  • Example Outline of Volunteering: Enjoy a cup of coffee, watch SRA videos, write a note for a SRA student, pick candies and gift card to stuff in the travel mug, package it up, enjoy time with coworkers
  • Materials Provided by SRA: Pre-addressed labels, stationary, Note Examples, SRA Video that can be shown, SRA Materials, special SRA Student Thank You's sent after receiving the kits
  • Materials you may Need: Coffee/Tea (all optional and flexible), pens/markers, a projector for the video, packaging/postage, recommended can vary: Coffee Gift Cards $5-$10, Reusable Travel Mugs, Candies
  • Amount of Kits: Varies on size of volunteer group and capacity of giving! SRA has approx. 350 college students. SRA's Freshman Class this year is 75 students. We recommend each employee to build 1-3 kits for an engaging event! Depending on your choice of materials a kit can cost $10-$25. SRA is happy to provide more insight for your specific company capacity.

Host a Relaxing Volunteer Day: Feel Good and Create Stress Relief Kits for SRA Students

  • About: Invite your company to gather for a stress-free work break that supports Students Rising Above. Employees handwrite notes of encouragement for SRA students and assemble stress-relief care packages in time for college finals.
  • Location: Reserve an office space, consider an office cafe
  • Date: Pick a date a minimum of 3 weeks in advance and confirm with SRA
  • Time: Reserve a 4 hour slot - 45 minutes set-up, 2.5 hour festivities, 45 minutes clean-up
  • Example Outline of Event: Enjoy a stress relief session [meditation, yoga session, talk on stress management tactics, coloring books]! Then watch a SRA video and assemble SRA Stress Relief Care Packages while enjoying time with coworkers.
  • Materials Provided by SRA: Upon advanced request SRA can provide our team member and yoga professional Rose Allen to teach a yoga session. We can also provide pre-addressed labels, stationary, note examples, SRA Video that can be shown, SRA Materials, special SRA Student Thank You's sent after receiving the kits
  • Materials you may Need: Host of a stress relief session (upon advanced request SRA can provide our team member and yoga professional Rose Allen to teach a yoga session), tea/snacks (all optional and flexible), pens/markers, a projector for the video, Recommended Kit Materials, can vary: packaging/postage, Coloring Books, Pencils, Facemasks, Snacks (Pretzels, Popchips, Applecrisps, Granola Bars, Candy), Advil Tablets, Stress Putty/Stress Balls, Packs of Gum
  • Amount of Kits: Varies on size of volunteer group and capacity of giving! SRA has approx. 350 college students. SRA's Freshman Class this year is 75 students. We recommend each employee to build 1-3 kits for an engaging event! Depending on your choice of materials a kit can cost $10-$25. SRA is happy to provide more insight for your specific company.

While in the spirit of giving please check on the following:

  • Does your employer match your volunteer hours?
  • Does your company have matching gift programs?
  • Does your company have any non-profit donation protocol?

Thank you for your time, consideration, and partnership. We truly appreciate all you and your company do for Students Rising Above.

Credits:

Created with an image by Leone Venter - "untitled image"