United Way brings people together from all across the community: government, businesses, faith groups, non-profits, the labor movement, and ordinary citizens – to tackle issues mattering most to all of us – producing positive and meaningful results.
United Way operates on a system based on the principle that UNITED; we are stronger than we can ever be alone. Our goal is to create long-lasting changes that improve lives, which can only be done by working together.
United Way of Wyoming Valley is excited to announce that this year’s Day of Caring event will take place on Thursday, May 14th, and we're calling for area nonprofits to submit their projects!
Last year, in just one day, 700+ volunteers completed more than 40 community projects throughout the area for 35 non-profit groups.
Does your organization have a one-day project in which the hard work and skills of a group of community volunteers can be utilized?
The project submission form can be completed by clicking here.
The deadline for project submission is Monday, February 9th. Submitting multiple projects is permitted and encouraged. After submitting your project(s), please complete the attached release form and e-mail it back to email@example.com
Past projects include painting, planting flowers, litter pick-up, spring cleaning, opening camps for summer programs, working with children in day care facilities, assisting special needs individuals, and much more.
All volunteers will be invited to take part in our Day of Caring Kick-Off Breakfast at the Genetti Hotel & Conference Center in Wilkes-Barre on the morning of May 14th. The program will conclude at approximately 9:15 AM and the volunteers will then report to their pre-selected project.
If you have any questions regarding the Day of Caring project process or about the day in general, please feel free to contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Through its "Poverty to Possibility" movement, the United Way is focused on making lasting change by reducing poverty among children and their families in our community.
Each month a new, carefully selected book will be mailed in your child's name directly to your home. He/she can look forward to new and exciting reading adventures...
United Way of Wyoming Valley is taking the lead in the fight against poverty by developing strategies to combat the hardest issue plaguing our community and neighbors.
At an Appreciation Luncheon,United Way revealed to executives and employees who helped coordinate campaigns in their workplaces that the 2014-2015 Campaign was on track to top $3,350,000.