Meet JackLyn, one of Kids Wish Network’s Program Funding Specialists. She is in charge of contacting businesses and corporations on both a national and local basis to request sponsorship for our On Tour events. Our most recent On Tour event in Monroe County was JackLyn’s first sponsorship funding mission, of which she says, “I felt a great sense of satisfaction and worth to help fund such a project.” JackLyn adds, “It’s certainly exciting to be on the ground floor of a new program; to see and be a part of its development and its outreach.”
As Kids Wish Network gears up for several upcoming On Tour events, JackLyn will be the initial contact for the cities’ offices. She will introduce Kids Wish Network’s service to local officials before the program coordinators take over.
“I am happy to be the one who helps people become aware that there is so much more that they can do to support their community,” says JackLyn. “People are always favorable toward the program, and I get to explain to them how they can support it.”
JackLyn loves having the opportunity to form these kinds of relationships, saying, “Whether I am contacting a large corporation or a small local business, I feel no hesitation in making the calls. Supporting at-risk children is a universally accepted and clearly worthy cause, and I continually receive positive responses and praise.”
JackLyn’s favorite part of her job, though, is being able to use her talents to give back to the communities on such a large scale. “It is exhilarating to see the continuous growth of the On Tour program and to be able to help support this wonderful cause.”