Monday, April 16, 2012

Would you like to know how many signatures we've collected?

 

Happy Family

 

 

     Well, our deadline is fast approaching and we need your help to reach our goal of 150,000 signatures by May 31st.

 1.      Keep the Petitions Coming! We have seen countless numbers at our training sessions engaged and eager to start running petition drives. We have seen thousands of blank petitions go out by mail and through our training sessions. We know that YOU are working very hard to get signatures but –REMEMBER, we need you to turn them in!

Keep the signatures coming in weekly- either to our office or to a distribution site! We want to verify, sort, and count them on a regular basis and we need YOUR help to do this! Please bring us your signed petitions the week after you hold a petition drive. Our offices are open Monday through Friday, 10am-5pm.

 2.      IMPORTANT DATES FOR PETITIONS

  •         April 13th – May 15th –- Weekly Petition Drop-Offs
  •         May 15th –-Deadline for Petition Drop-offs for First Delivery to the Board of
            Elections
  •         May 15th – May 30th –- MMA Office counting, sorting, verifying remaining
            petitions
  •         May 31sth –-Deliver Petitions to Board of Elections
  •         June 1st – 30th –- Continue petition gathering, sorting, verifying
  •         June 31st ---Final Delivery of all Petitions to Board of Elections

 

3.     Schedule a Petition Drive! Send the dates of your drives to us and we will publish them on our website (Email Julia@marylandmarriagealliance.com). We also suggest that you advertise in your local papers and community centers, send out an email blast to friends and co-workers, and hand out fliers on the street corners! We want all the citizens of Maryland to have a chance to make their voice heard!

We have already started publishing the petition drive dates that have been sent to us so far. Check them out at this link: www.marylandmarriagealliance.com!

 4.    Support us Financially! The effort to uphold marriage in Maryland is a tough one and requires many resources. We cannot continue in our efforts without your financial support. The MMA does not have corporate sponsors like our opponents do. We rely solely on the generosity of people like you.

Every dollar makes a difference! Visit our website or write a check to the Maryland Marriage Alliance and send it to PO Box 106, Annapolis, MD 21404.

 Thank you for your tireless efforts in partnering with us and our cause of taking the same sex marriage bill to referendum. Your efforts are making a difference in Maryland!

Thank you,

The Maryland Marriage Alliance Team

 

 

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The Maryland Marriage Alliance is a grassroots, non-partisan, interfaith coalition dedicated to preserving the traditional definition of marriage in Maryland law.

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