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DAY OF CARING

 

The United Way Day of Caring is the largest one-day volunteer event in central West Virginia.  15TH ANNUAL DAY OF CARING will be Wednesday, September 16, 2020.  We are planning to have ON-SITE, VIRTUAL, and CORPORATE project options this year.  Choose from the list of projects for your team.

Day of Caring:

  • Promotes the spirit & value of volunteerism
  • Demonstrates the power & impact of United Way’s mission
  • Generates positive community relationships
  • Helps to develop contacts between volunteers, agencies & workplaces
  • Gives each of us an opportunity to roll up our sleeves and work together to make a difference

PROJECTS

VIRTUAL PROJECTS INCLUDE:

  • Senior Supply Drive – our UNITED WAY SIGNATURE PROJECT – open to all volunteers. United Way will collect donations on September 16, 9a-2p. Supply list will be provided.
  • Writing “Care” cards for seniors
  • Sew DIY fabric masks for UWCWV funded programs
  • Conduct a virtual brainstorming or training session with a UWCWV funded program
  • Stage a coat drive for fall and winter
  • Collect socks for Warming Center this winter
  • Collect non-perishable snacks for afterschool programs
  • Collect pet food and treats for shelter
  • Host a Shoe Drive to support the Equal Footing Shoe Fund
  • Deliver baked goods to a hospital, city services office or fire and police stations to say thanks

ON-SITE PROJECTS INCLUDE:

A limited number of onsite projects are available in 2020 and will be assigned first come, first served. On-site teams limited to 20 or less per location to allow distancing.

  • Painting
  • Carpentry/Restoration/Maintenance
  • Landscaping
  • Cleaning and Organizing
  • Trail building and maintenance
  • Indoor activities
  • Outdoor activities

 

VOLUNTEER/TEAM REGISTRATION

Volunteer/Team Registration is open!  Click on Events Tab/Day of Caring 2020 at the top menu.
Click Here: https://www.unitedwaycwv.org/team-registration-form-2020

Plan to attend DAY OF CARNG 2020!


MATCH MEETINGS

You will be contacted about Match Meetings. 

GET STARTED

Visit the FAQ page for some great project ideas or for more information about forming a volunteer team.

If you have questions, contact Lisa Hudnall at 304.340.3521 or lhudnall@unitedwaycwv.org.