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Sample announcement

Include the important stuff

1. Project name.

2. Who the project is helping.

3. Date the event begins and ends.

4. How students can help.

5. People in charge.

Know your subject
Remember to research your topic. This announcement is about The Eliminate Project, Kiwanis International and UNICEF’s campaign to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus from the face of the Earth.

Resources to assist with writing announcements

                Basic information
                MNT Fact sheets
                MNT Pocket guide

Suggested Eliminate Week announcement wording
In many countries, babies sometimes get infected with tetanus when they’re born. That’s because their families don’t have the vaccines or health care and education that prevent the disease. Babies that become sick with this illness do not live long.

So, Kiwanis and UNICEF have teamed up for The Eliminate Project: Kiwanis eliminating maternal and neonatal tetanus.  

Here is what MNT stands for:

M: Maternal:  Relating to a woman who has or could have a baby.

N: Neonatal: Relating to a newborn baby.

T: Tetanus: A disease caused by bacteria that usually enter the body through a cut or wound.

US$1.80 provides a series of three vaccinations that protect a woman and her future babies from maternal and neonatal tetanus. 

Our K-Kids club is raising money to help vaccinate mothers and protect moms and babies.

This is what we’ll be doing during Eliminate Week: (Share what your club plans to do.)

This is how you can help: (Let students know what they can do to help.)