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A Virtual Communication Contest &
An Annual Fundraiser to Benefit Non-profit Organizations
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Saturday, April 20, 2024
12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m EST
Register for SWEY 2024

The Sole Beneficiary for SWEY 2024 will be Mercy & Love

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About SWEY

Our Purpose

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We believe in creating a world where everyone is valued, accepted, and given opportunities to reach their full potential.

 

In today's fast-paced world, it's easy to get caught up in your own lives and overlook the needs of others around us. We may think that our small actions won't make a difference, or that it's not our responsibility to help others. But the truth is,

we are all connected, and every action we take, no matter how small, has the potential to influence positive change.

 

A simple act of contributing to your community will not only help those in need but also help you grow as an individual. You cultivate a sense of empathy, compassion, and gratitude, and over time, learn to appreciate the blessings in your own lives. Demonstrating kindness and generosity, such as coming together to support a cause or donate to a charity, will create a sense of unity and solidarity. You will inspire others to join in and contribute to the common good, creating a ripple effect of positivity and upliftment.

Every donation, every resource, and every volunteer hour - will all add up and make a real impact on the lives of those in need.

Together, we can create a brighter future for all.

What is SWEY?

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SWEY (Speak, Write & Express Yourself) is a simple act of kindness by ENFLUENCERS (Youth Leaders) of Enspire Academy to give back to the community. SWEY is a nationwide communication contest that will provide an excellent opportunity for kids & youth from age groups of 7 yrs - 18 yrs to showcase their communication skills. 

The event includes 3 categories of competitions;

  1. Public Speaking Contest

  2. Creative Writing Contest and

  3. Visual Expression Contest.

 

After the preliminary rounds, the finalists will perform at the grand finale in front of the chief guest and a huge audience.

The Beneficiary

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Beneficiary

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2024 Sole Beneficiary: The Mercy & Love Foundation was founded to pour out love and compassion to vulnerable and underserved populations globally. They believe in the values of love, compassion, and leadership to help communities flourish.

The foundation champions:

  • Access to quality healthcare: They bring access to wellness, healthcare, and medications in marginalized hard-to-reach communities.

  • Basic human needs.

  • Poverty alleviation

  • Access to quality education: They ensure that vulnerable children get equal access to quality education.

 

Learn more by visiting https://www.mercyandlovefoundation.org/

Contest Info
Public Speaking Contest Information
Registration Fee: $12 per entry per child
Entry 1: Public Speaking

Topic: Will be announced at the event.

Age Groups:  Elementary, Middle & High School

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

 

Duration of Speech:

  1. Elementary School: 2 min

  2. Middle School : 3 min

  3. High School: 4 min

Read the RULES & GUIDELINES here

Creative Writing Contest Information
Registration Fee: $12 per entry per child
Entry 2: Creative Writing

 

Activity: Essay Writing (or) Short Story 

Topic: The topic will be announced at the event.

Age Groups:  Elementary, Middle & High School

 

Writing Time: 45 minutes (For Elementary & Middle School)

Writing Time: 60 minutes (For High School)

Read the RULES & GUIDELINES here

Visual Expressions Contest Information

Registration Fee: $12 per entry per child

Entry 3: Visual Expressions

 

1. Age Group:  Elementary School

    Activity: Make a Collage (using pictures) 

    Topic: "KINDNESS AND COMPASSION"

    Submission deadline: April 19, 2024, at 11:59 p.m EST 

    (Late submissions will not be accepted)

READ RULES & GUIDELINE FOR MORE INFO

 

2. Age Group:  Middle School

    Activity: Artwork (drawing, painting, pastels, etc.) 

    Topic: 'HOPE'

    Submission deadline: April 19, 2024, at 11:59 p.m EST 

    (Late submissions will not be accepted)

READ RULES & GUIDELINE FOR MORE INFO

3. Age Group:  High School

    Activity: Artwork (drawing, painting, pastels, etc.) 

    Topic: 'NEW AND IMPROVED SOCIETY'

    Submission deadline: April 19, 2024, at 11:59 p.m EST

    (Late submissions will not be accepted)

READ RULES & GUIDELINE FOR MORE INFO

Information For Sponsors

WHAT DO YOU GAIN AS A SPONSOR?

  • Opportunity to speak/demonstrate your products/services at the grand finale, in front of the audience

  • Enhance your business exposure within the community through our active event promotion on social media, partner website, event materials, and signage

  • Businesses and educators can capitalize on live workshop/demonstration opportunities during the event to engage attended in the area of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math

  • Demonstrate your social responsibility as well as encourages student education

  • Choose between different levels of sponsorship to accommodate your marketing goals and budget

WHAT WILL BE YOUR REACH?

  • The population in the age group of 7 yrs- 25 yrs in Central Jersey alone is over 100,000. SWEY, being a nation-wide virtual event is likely to draw thousands of school & college students.

  • SWEY will be marketed to over 100 local school districts and colleges.

  • Participate and create your presence in the midst of local businesses, educators, students, corporates, and educational organizations.

  • The event will be marketed through social media, websites, flyers, and emails.

Corporate Sponsors

DIAMOND LEVEL:  $2000 & ABOVE

  • Organization Logo at the Event

  • Organization Name & Logo on SWEY webpage

  • Organization Name and Logo at the Grand Finale

  • Speaking/Presenting Opportunity at the Grand Finale

  • Advertisement (30-second mp4 video) presented 4 times during the event or Image (jpg) presented 4 times during the event (streamed for 30 seconds)

  • Eight Complimentary Admissions Passes

RUBY LEVEL:  $1000 & ABOVE

  • Organization Logo at the Event

  • Organization Name & Logo on SWEY webpage

  • Organization Name and Logo at the Grand Finale

  • Present a small description of the organization at the Grand Finale

  • Advertisement (30-second mp4 video) presented 2 times during the event or Image (jpg) presented 2 times during the event (streamed for 30 seconds)

  • Six Complimentary Admissions Passes

Community Sponsors

GOLD LEVEL:  $500 & ABOVE

  • Organization Logo at the Virtual Event
    shared thrice for ten seconds

  • Organization Name & Logo on the SWEY
    Webpage

  • Four Complimentary Admissions Passes

SILVER LEVEL: $200 & ABOVE

  • Organization Logo at the Virtual Event shared twice for five seconds.

  • Organization Name & Logo on the SWEY Webpage

  • Two Complimentary Admissions Passes

BRONZE LEVEL: $100 & ABOVE

  • Organization Logo at the Virtual Event shared once for five seconds

Community Sponsors
Corporate Sponsors

FAQ

FAQ

Do you have questions about SWEY? Check this out!

  • Who can participate in SWEY?

Anyone attending elementary, middle, or high school in the USA who wishes to showcase their communication skills can participate. (Check out the age groups on the flyer.)

 

  • Is it too late to register for SWEY?

No. You have to register before April 13, 2024.

  • Why should I participate in SWEY?

Opportunities to showcase your talents are rare, especially ones that are not pressurizing are rarer. SWEY would be a great platform to express your thoughts, verbally, visually, or in writing.

  • What do I gain by registering for SWEY?

Firstly, participants will l be recognized with certificates.
Secondly, your participation will help a non-profit organization survive better.

 

  • How many entries can I register for?

You may register for as many entries as possible.

Have more questions about SWEY? Email your queries to sweycontest@gmail.com

Past Events

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SWEY 2023

2023 Sole Beneficiary: MyGOAL exists to support families and individuals affected by autism and other intellectual disabilities throughout their lifespan. They pursue their mission by providing support, connections, and resources.

MyGoal actively involves in the following year-round activities.

  • Provide encouragement to families as they navigate their journey.

  • Foster connection and help others relate in similar situations.

  • Provide resources such as helpful websites and tools.

. Learn more by visiting https://mygoalinc.org/

Event Date: April 29, 2023

Venue: Virtual - nation-wide

Guest of Honor: Hon' Senator Turner, NJ Legislature

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SWEY 2022

2022 Sole Beneficiary: South Asian Mental Health Initiative & Network (SAMHIN) is dedicated to addressing a wide variety of mental health needs of the South Asian Community in the United States.  SAMHIN is a team of dedicated, multifaceted, determined, and passionate doctors, psychiatrists, and nurses with a strong desire to help uncover and fight mental illness in the South Asian community.

Learn more by visiting https://samhin.org/

Event Date: March 12, 2022

Venue: Virtual - nation-wide

Guest of Honor: Hon' Senator Vin Gopal, NJ Legislature

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SWEY 2021

2021 Sole Beneficiary: Greenwood House is an entire network of senior living, care, and services designed to create a true sense of community where patients, residents, and staff all care about and engage with one another. Greenwood House is not merely a building or a home for seniors. It’s a commitment to total health and well-being, whatever the need may be. It’s a promise built on a tradition of quality care and decades of service and experience. Learn more by visiting https://www.greenwoodhouse.org

Event Date: March 20, 2021

Venue: Virtual - nation-wide

Guest of Honor: Hon' Senator Turner, NJ Legislature

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SWEY 2020

2020 Sole Beneficiary: Asha for Education is a secular organization dedicated to change in India by focusing on basic education in the belief that education is a critical requisite for socio-economic change. In keeping with this focus, our volunteers are involved with and support projects that are secular and have an education-related component to them. Learn more by visiting https://ashanet.org

 

Event Date: January 18, 2020

Venue: Crossroads North Middle School, South Brunswick, New Jersey.

Guest of Honor: Hon' Sandeep Chakravorty, Consul General of India, New York

                            Ms. Joyce Mehta, Board of Director, South Brunswick School District

Past Events
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