The opportunity to serve on a UGA® Miracle committee is incredibly exciting! This is a premier leadership opportunity on campus, and one of the most direct ways to impact our cause. All committees are led by Executive Board members, and each serve a specific function that serves to champion our families, support our hospital and engage our campus.
Responsible for working with Miracle Makers to exceed their personal fundraising totals through our letter writing campaigns, canning nights, and other special events. This committee is also responsible for coming up with innovative ideas for fundraising campaigns to raise money for personal totals and for the organization as a whole.
Responsible for planning large events during the year including various aspects of Dance Marathon. This committee also serves as the point of contact for bands, student organizations, and community groups who perform at our events.
Responsible for creating a unified, enthusiastic group of students that can inspire and engage the entire UGA® Miracle community throughout the year and at Dance Marathon. This committee is also responsible for providing opportunities to color groups throughout the year, creating the Morale dance for Dance Marathon, emceeing, and planning the Dance Marathon schedule.
Responsible for soliciting in-kind donations for events such as Tour of Homes, Doughnut Dare 5K, and Miracle at Midnight, including acquiring donations of food for Miracle events and Dance Marathon. Also responsible for arranging percentage nights at local restaurants and businesses.
Responsible for creating and maintaining lasting relationships with local and regional businesses and using these relationships to create beneficial exchanges for both parties.
Responsible for designing all digital and print graphics used during the year, taking photographs and videos at all special events, creating promotional videos and advertising campaigns for the organization, designing banners for UGA® Miracle events, maintaining and designing the UGA® Miracle website, and much more. This committee is responsible for clearly communicating the message and values of the entire organization and maintaining it's "front-end."
Responsible for working with the communications team to coordinate all marketing, publicity, and campaigns on social media. This committee is also responsible for serving as a liaison between the committees to promote our collective efforts over the course of the year, as well as maintaining the organization's Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook accounts.
Responsible for working with the Communications Team to promote the mission and the heart of UGA® Miracle to the student body and engage the campus in our cause. This committee will plan and execute awareness of events throughout the year, engage embers at monthly participant meetings, and diversify UGA® Miracle's membership by reaching out to new campus groups and students. Finally, this committee is responsible for developing relationships with members and creating fun, meaningful opportunities to feel connected in the UGA® Miracle community.
In its 3rd year, 'UP' is poised to have a record-breaking year and we cannot wait to have you join us! Underclassmen Programs is designed for 1st and 2nd year Miracle Members who want to grow as leaders and learn about our cause! You'll hear from our Miracle Families and Hospital Staff, help run fun events, and have a direct impact on the communities we support. Throughout the year, you will be a part of the larger Underclassmen Programs family and also a member of a smaller sub-committee that focuses on a specific aspect of Miracle (i.e. Fundraising, Hospital Relations, Events).
High School Outreach
Responsible for building upon the established relationships with the high schools currently involved in fundraising and mini-marathons for UGA Miracle, planning and executing these mini-marathons alongside the high school students, and building new relationships with high schools in the Athens and Atlanta area to promote fundraising and service efforts for our cause.
Responsible for serving as the liason between our organization and the hospitals we serve. Specifically, this committee is responsible for coordinating hospital visits and encouraging patients in the CIRU and the Zone through games, crafts, and other themed visits.
Responsible for fostering and growing the relationships between Miracle and Greek Organizations on the University of Georgia campus, as well as working with the governing councils of Greek Life to coordinate specific events for Greek-affiliated students.
Responsible for serving as the main point of contact between our organization and the families that we benefit by building relationships with them and updating them on the different events that we host. The committee will also host our Miracle Families at Dance Marathon, plan and execute Family Days, and work with the Internal team to develop the families' roles at Dance Marathon.
Responsible for maintaining Miracle's relationship with our members who have graduated through our Miracle Mentorship program, the Alumni Board, and other alumni-focused events. This committee is responsible for all communications with alumni including social media, email, and the alumni newsletter, as well as for the alumni presence at Dance Marathon.