Why your time matters

2,815

volunteers

4,905

volunteer hours

$127,635

value of volunteer hours

5,535

care kits donated

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Days of Action

Would you like to get out of the office and into the community for a day or a few hours? Through our Days of Action, we offer a variety of opportunities to work with United Way community partners. Projects range from tending a community garden to restocking inventory at a local food pantry—and more.

If you are interested in learning more about United Way volunteer opportunities and how you and your team can get involved, please complete a Day of Action application, visit our volunteer calendar, or sign up for our monthly newsletter to receive updates on opportunities.

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Care Projects

Volunteerism is a great way to cultivate team spirit while addressing the issues facing our region. Through our Care Projects, you and your company can help meet some of your neighbors’ basic needs without ever leaving the office!

Care projects can either be facilitated by a United Way team member or self-facilitated by you or a member of your team using instructions provided by United Way. Options range from literacy kits for kids to kits for families and new parents. Visit the Care Project page to learn how you and your company can get involved.

Featured Volunteer Events

For Individuals and Corporate Partners

12.07.2019

Kelly Hall Produce Day

Kelly Hall is seeking volunteers to assist with their food (produce) distribution event that brings food to hundreds of low-income seniors and families in food-insecure communities. This opportunity will take place on Saturday, Dec. 7 from 8:15am to 11:30am.
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For Individuals and Corporate Partners

12.10.2019

Our Lady of the Angels Food Pantry

Mission of Our Lady of the Angels is seeking volunteers to support their food pantry. Volunteers will serve breakfast, distribute food, and share in company and hospitality with community members in need. This opportunity takes place on Tuesday, Dec. 10 from 7:45am to 12:00pm.
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For Individuals and Corporate Partners

12.12.2019

New Moms Christmas Party Support

New Mom's agency is seeking volunteers to support their annual participant Christmas Party - where families partake in a festive party filled with fun activities, food, and selecting gifts. Volunteers will help with decorations, photography, and crafts activities. These opportunities take place on various days and times between Dec. 12 and Dec. 18.
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For Individuals and Corporate Partners

12.17.2019

South Side YMCA Produce Day

South Side YMCA is seeking volunteers to assist with their monthly food (produce) distribution event that brings food to hundreds of low-income seniors and families in food-insecure communities. This opportunity takes place on Tuesday,  Dec. 17 from 8:45am to 12:00pm.
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