United Way looking for volunteer teams for Days of Caring
Volunteer registration is now open for United Way’s Days of Caring, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 24 and 25 at sites around Snohomish County.
Teams and individuals can go online now at www.uwsc.org and click on Volunteer to find projects, which are being added to daily. Hands-on projects include painting, building, cleaning, environmental projects and reading to kids.
Agencies can register their 2010 Days of Caring projects through Aug. 20. Volunteers may register through September 14.
Last year, there were 1,062 Days of Caring volunteers at 56 projects giving over 6,370 hours valued at $129,000. They also showed community spirit and built teamwork while lending a much-needed hand to nonprofit agencies.
To get involved, contact The Volunteer Center at United Way of Snohomish County at email@example.com or 425.374.5534.
United Way is a community impact organization that has served Snohomish County for more than 69 years. In the last five years, United Way has raised more than $53 million for charitable organizations with a special focus on local health and human services. United Way of Snohomish County is focused on solving the underlying causes of problems through grants and strategic initiatives, including: the 2-1-1 information line, the Volunteer Center, Success By 6, Born Learning, Individual Development Accounts and a Free Tax Preparation campaign. To find out more about United Way of Snohomish County, including how you can find help, how to volunteer, and how United Way serves our community, please visit our website at uwsc.org.