Active members shall attend four monthly meetings and serve on a fundraising committee. Each member will be asked to contribute to the Discretionary Fund each year to cover Branch operating costs.
Annual Active Member
Annual Active Members shall be subject to all the duties and responsibilities of the Guild and shall engage actively in the projects of the organization. Each member must tour the hospital within their first year and every other year thereafter and are encouraged to attend the Council's General Meeting in May. Annual Active members must give hours of service on Branch projects and shall attend meetings regularly. They shall be entitled to vote, hold office and recruit new members. Annual Active members who have not shown active participation for the two consecutive Guild years shall be given the option of renewing their membership at the Supporting level. Membership in the All Children's Hospital Guild as an Annual Active member is $30.00 per year and due by March 31st of each calendar year. A new Membership form must be completed and signed each year.
Life Active Member
Life Active Members shall receive all the privileges listed under the Annual Active Membership classification. The dues are $300.00 one time fee due by March 31st of the same calendar year. A Membership form must be completed and signed each year, but they do not have to pay annual dues each year.
Annual Supporting Member
Annual Supporting Members must have been an Active member for at least one year. They may recruit new members and are expected to support the activities of the Branch. Annual Supporting members do not have voting privileges and may not hold office within the Guild. A Membership form is to be completed and signed each year. The dues to the Guild are $100.00 annually and are due by March 31st of each calendar year.
Life Supporting Member
Life Supporting Members shall receive all the privileges listed under the Supporting Membership classification. Life Supporting members may change their classification from year to year. The dues are $300.00 one time fee due by March 31st. A Membership form must be completed each year, but Life Supporting members do not have to pay dues.
The Sarasota/Manatee Guild is a group of dedicated volunteers who meet on the third Tuesday of each month (September - June) at 6:30pm, held at various locations. We invite you to join us in helping the children of our community. We welcome anyone who is interested in our volunteer organization to our President, Amanda Ferandez.