Whether you are talking to others about School on Wheels or hosting an event to support our programs, we want you to have the best resources possible. Feel free to use the images and language we have provided below to help you engage your friends, family and coworkers in conversations about how together we can break the cycle of homelessness through education.
It can be hard to figure out where to begin when you are organizing an event to help spread the word about School on Wheels. We appreciate your efforts and want to make sure you are set up for success! Please fill out this event form so we can learn more about your event and make sure you have the right materials on hand to spread our message to your friends, family and neighbors!
Start a Conversation
Where do you start when engaging someone new in learning more about School on Wheels? Here are a few things we like to highlight when we are talking to someone new about why we are so passionate about School on Wheels and the children we serve.
Mission: To provide one-on-one tutoring and educational advocacy for school-aged children impacted by homelessness
Impact: School on Wheels breaks the cycle of homelessness through education
How it works: Providing over 6,700 tutoring and academic support sessions, 441 volunteer tutors, 15 shelter and school partner sites and equipping the parents of students School on Wheels serves to advocate for their child’s education.
Sometimes it’s hard to tell the School on Wheels story to a group. That’s why we’ve done it for you. This short film can be used to start your presentation or introduce your event. It covers how we do what we do so well, and features some of our youngest donors and volunteers. Feel free to share on the big screen or send a link to friends.
Social Media Images
Telling a story on social media is even more impactful when you have images to share. We’ve created images that can be downloaded and shared on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and anywhere else you want to tell our story.
Social Media Messaging
We do so much for children impacted by homelessness and it can be hard to describe in 140 characters. That’s why we’ve taken the initiative and developed some messaging that you can use across social media to have the greatest impact. Use any of the language below to help get the conversation started about the impact of child homelessness on education.
Did you know that @IndySOW is on a mission to end #childhood #homelessness through #education? Learn more & join! https://www.indysow.org
Looking for a way to give back to #indy? Tutor with @indysow! One hour a week changes lives. Apply today! https://www.indysow.org/tutor
Each year, over 5k students experience #homelessness in Marion County. Be part of the solution with @indysow. https://www.indysow.org
Did you know that School on Wheels Indianapolis is on a mission to end childhood homelessness through education! Join us! Learn more: https://www.indysow.org
Do you have one hour a week to give to students experiencing homelessness in Indianapolis? Apply to become a School on Wheels Indianapolis tutor today! Your one hour will change two lives – yours and a child’s. https://www.indysow.org/tutor
Did you know: Each year, over 5,000 students experience homelessness in Marion County, Indiana. Be part of the solution with School on Wheels Indianapolis. Learn more: https://www.indysow.org
When you host an event for School on Wheels or give a presentation for your workplace or classroom, you can use this flyer to help your audience understand the impact of homelessness on education. Download one and print or email as many as you need. This visual is a great starting point to get people engaged in our mission.