Step 1 - Become a Free Member (if you haven't already).
Step 2 – Get a Sponsor * What is a sponsor?Someone who will pay for your club’s activities. * What will they pay for?Your club T-Shirts. * Why will they do it?They like your cause and it will be advertisement for their company or organization.Let them know your club will wear the T-shirts every Friday.
There are many companies, organizations or private parties that will be more than happy to sponsor your No Cussing Club.Go to a local business or someone you know who has a business. Ask if they will sponsor your club.Tell them that you are passing out 50 shirts with their name on it as the sponsor. The cost for 50 shirts with print on the front and back is $400.00.plus $35.00 shipping plus 35.00 set up @ screen charge. Total $ 470.00 Its great advertisement for them and most businesses have a budget for that.
Step 3 – Get Your Friends to Join Download our flyer. Make copies and pass it around to friends at school, family, and church friends.When we did it we had no problem getting kids to join. Some of the adults wanted to join too. Click Here to Download Flyer!
Step 4 – Have your First NCC Meeting Have a meeting at your house.You may want to have pizza or refreshments.Give everyone a shirt and a copy of the NCC certificate.
You may want to nominate a President, Vice President and Secretary.You can divide up responsibilities which may include: Getting new members Organize meetings (once a month or every other month) Reminding members to wear their shirts on Fridays Planning activities – Clean up your local park, Graffiti Removal, visit a convalescent home, etc. (at some schools this will count towards community service requirements.)Visit your local city government and ask them for ways your club can help the community.
Remember our motto:Leave People Better Than You Found Them!
Step 5 – Be in the News! Call your local news station and local paper and let them know about your club. Or download our Sample Press Release (change it to your Name and City, and your comments). Fax it to your local news paper, radio station, or TV station. You may be surprised, our local paper was very happy to cover our story.
Step 6 - Register your NCC Chapter We want to know you're out there! Register your NCC chapter below and we'll post your chapter on our NCC map. Feel free to let us know if you would like some help getting your NCC chapter started!