Sample Text For Announcements

(Social Media, Craiglist, Emails, Letters, PSAs, Church Bulletins, Flyers)

Please feel free to cut and paste the below text for use in your publicity.  Feel free to modify it to fit your needs (for example, you may wish to change "Volunteer host families" to "Volunteer Host Families in Cleveland," for example.  Or, perhaps you might change "exchange students" to "Lutheran exchange students," or "exchange student musicians" if you are targeting a certain group.

Just remember that publicity cannot:

  • contain photos or identifying information of specific students (last name, birthdate, hometown);

  • target families who are looking for students who are good at a school sport;

  • use language that implies urgency or desperation, such as, "URGENTLY NEEDED!, PLEASE HELP US! 

If you need any help, just contact your Team Leader.

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SHARE YOUR HEART AND HOME!  Volunteer host families are needed to host high school students from around the world for the upcoming school year.  Families provide a bed, meals, and care throughout their stay.  Local coordinators monitor the students' progress in school and at home.  Please call 800-321-ERDT or visit our website at www.erdtshare.org.  Thank you for doing your part to bring the world home!

HOST FAMILIES are needed for international exchange students for the upcoming school year. They are in need of caring families (with or without children) to provide a home and share with them this unique experience.  The host family will provide a bed, meals, as well as friendship, understanding, and a genuine desire to share the American way of.  The students speak English, are covered by medical insurance and have spending money. For more information, call 800-321-ERDT or visit our website at www.erdtshare.org.

VOLUNTEER HOST FAMILIES, with or without children, are needed to host high school exchange students for the upcoming academic year.  The students will arrive in August and will stay with the host family for a semester or the school year.  Students will attend local high schools, and are between 15 and 18.  For more information, call 800-321-ERDT, or visit our website at www.erdtshare.org.

The SHARE! HIGH SCHOOL EXCHANGE PROGRAM seeks host families for the upcoming fall semester or academic year.  Families need not have children in their home to qualify and will provide a bed, meals and caring home environment.  Students are between the ages of 15 and 18, have their own medical insurance, spending money, and are from more than 20 different countries. Please call for more information - 800-321-ERDT - or visit our website at www.erdtshare.org.

HOST FAMILIES are needed for the upcoming school year.  Students are between the ages of 15 and 18, and will arrive in early August.  For more information, please call 800-321-ERDT, or visit www.erdtshare.org.

TEENS FROM EUROPE, Asia and Latin America will be arriving in August for enrollment in our local high schools for the upcoming school year.  They are in need of American families (with or without children) to provide a home and a caring environment for them to learn about the American way of life.  The students speak English, are covered by medical insurance, and have adequate spending money for their personal expenses.  For more information, please contact us at 800-321-ERDT, or visit our website at www.erdtshare.org.

HAVE YOU EVER THOUGHT about sharing with the rest of the world what makes America so special?  Families are needed to provide a bed, meals and family environment so the students can study at local high schools for a year or semester.  The students, who arrive in August, are participating in the SHARE! High School Exchange Program to learn firsthand about Americans and our way of life.  They speak English, are covered by medical insurance, and bring spending money.  For more information, call 800-321-ERDT, or visit our website at www.erdtshare.org.

IF YOU HAVE ROOM IN YOUR HEARTS and room in your home, the SHARE! High School Exchange Program wants YOU to host an exchange student from more than 20 different countries for the upcoming school year.  The students, who are between 15 and 18 years old, speak English, carry their own insurance, and bring their own spending money.  For more information, contact us at 800-321 ERDT, or visit our website at www.erdtshare.org.