Take time to celebrate all that has been accomplished at your nonprofit or school! Write about it in your newsletter and/or on your website and send thank you notes to the volunteers!
The United Way Day of Caring is finally here and your agency is thrilled to have volunteers coming in to help with projects. Here’s how to make the day a special one for you and the volunteers:
Welcome your volunteers with a banner and make them feel at home at your agency. The Day of Caring is a "ready-made" marketing opportunity for your agency! Don't miss this opportunity to show off your agency to the media, potential donors, volunteers and clients. Be creative and get the message out about what your agency does.
The United Way Laurence E. Richardson Day of Caring is an incredible opportunity to tackle large and small projects at your agency or school. You might use a volunteer team to interact with your clients or students, paint or do repair work, or landscape your agencies' grounds. Use your imagination and the resources on this web site to help you develop creative, worthwhile projects that volunteers will enjoy.
To participate in the United Way Day of Caring, an agency must:
Thorough preparation for the United Way Day of Caring is the key to making the experience a positive one for your agency and the volunteer team. Please take time to plan for the event in the following ways:
If your agency is interested in becoming involved with the United Way Day of Caring, please check out these downloads for helpful information on communications with volunteer teams prior to the United Way Day of Caring, project planning tools, safety information and more.