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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



  • 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


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 is open!  Click on Events Tab/Day of Caring 2020 at the top menu.
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Plan to attend DAY OF CARNG 2020!


You will be contacted about Match Meetings. 


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