The Hurricane Club kicked off 2013 with the launch of the It Starts with YOU Campaign, an incentives-laden referral program with the goal of adding 500 new members by year end, and setting sights on a total of 7,500 members by 2015. To date, 250 new members have signed up through the program.
"Growing our membership base is essential in order to achieve sustained success. The It Starts with YOU campaign will allow us to broaden our reach and engage a wide range of donors," Associate AD for Development Jesse Marks said.
Current Hurricane Club members can participate in the campaign by signing up to be a Canes Rep or by simply signing up a new member. Those who participate as a Canes Rep will serve as the rallying force behind the It Starts with YOU campaign. By signing up at least 10 new members each year, Canes Reps will earn special game-day hospitality recognition, as well as access to exclusive events.
When a current member signs up one Hurricane Club member, both the current and new member will receive a limited-edition Hurricane Club Building Champions hat to be delivered before the start of the 2013 Football Season.
"We are asking our members to join us in a collaborative effort to move our program forward. That means getting involved. We are offering unique incentives and experiences for those who join us in working toward the common goal of building champions at the University of Miami," Marks said.
To make a referral or to sign up to be a Canes Rep, members can visit www.hurricanesports.com/itstartswithyou, call the Hurricane Club at 305-284-6699, or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Current members or those wishing to join the Hurricane Club can visit www.umbuildingchampions.com to make a gift.