Executive Director's Report
November 2020

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Current Members: 121 (33 Household, 90 Individual), 3 “Coronavirus members” that we are occasionally serving, 19 are on waitlist. Six new additions to the waitlist since October board meeting. 14% Scholarship members (17). One new volunteer and four new members have joined, coming of the waiting list, since the board meeting in October.

 

Member Liz Shriner this month, as did member Terry Burik. 

 

Things I’ve been Working on This Month 

  • Creating a protocol for cookbook orders online, pick ups, etc.

  • Organizing goodie bags to members

  • Using Helpful Village for Laura to streamline sending her daily emails to volunteers. Right now because gmail limits the number of addresses she can send to in a single email, every time she sends the e-blast, it is don’t in 6 separate batches.

  • 2021 Budget – so hard to know what the year ahead will bring. Bring staffing back up to 4 (unlikely in 2021), what kind of fundraising events, etc.

  • Made a follow up presentation to the Cape Cod Church on Nov 8. Because of COVID, there were only about 150 congregants attending in person, though as many as 1300 may have been attending virtually. Three prospective volunteers signed up to learn more.

  • Attacking the waitlist

  • I am planning a “staycation” for Nov 30-Dec 4. Laura, Fran and Jackie will cover the phones while
    I am gone

     

Laura’s Report– October 2020

  • 30 Volunteers took requests in October (32 Volunteers took requests in September) 

 

  • 42 Members made requests in October (39 Members made requests in September) 

  • 2 New Volunteer in September