Here’s a sample email you can send to your audience, complete with all the information they need to get involved with this year’s Lights On Afterschool!
Subject line: Join us for Lights On Afterschool!
October 26, 2017
Join more than 8,000 communities and 1 million Americans in celebrating afterschool programs for this year's Lights On Afterschool! This nationwide event, organized by the Afterschool Alliance, calls attention to the importance of afterschool programs and the resources required to keep the lights on and the doors open. [Your organization] is proud to be a Lights On Afterschool partner.
We encourage you to hold a Lights On Afterschool celebration to showcase the great things happening in your program, and help call attention to this important issue. All who register to be part of Lights On Afterschool will receive free posters and planning tips, and events will be promoted to media and the public.
Everything you need to plan a successful event, from case studies to sample materials, is available in the Lights On Afterschool Planning Kit.
To learn more about Lights On Afterschool, register an event, access event planning tools, or to find out what’s going on in your area, visit afterschoolalliance.org. Lights On Afterschool is a project of the Afterschool Alliance, a nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring that all children have access to afterschool programs.