Days of Action

Days of Action volunteers

Volunteers Needed for Projects!

Volunteers Needed!

 

United Way Day of Action is a worldwide effort each year, on June 21, to recognize volunteering as an essential part of our brand promise and engage individuals on our work in education, financial stability, and health. 

We will host Days of Action on June 20-21, 2024.

Ready to roll up your sleeves and tackle some projects to help local nonprofits? Check out the projects below and sign yourself or your team up today!

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F44AEA62BA7FCC52-49800626-uwsaw

Questions? Contact Deirdre at deirdre@unitedwaysaw.org or 540-885-1229.

 

 

 

 


June 20 & 21 Projects

Boys & Girls Club of Waynesboro, Staunton & Augusta County
Waynesboro
10am-1pm & 1pm-4pm

4 to 10 volunteers needed for outdoor clean up at Waynesboro location (pulling weeds, mowing, sweeping, raking, etc.).

Supplies needed: various yard equipment/tools for clean up.

 

New Directions, Location TBA
10am-1pm & 1pm-4pm

7 to 12 volunteers needed to organize/declutter the emergency shelter.

Supplies needed: trash bags, storage bins/totes, boxes and, if possible, shelving units.

 

Renewing Homes of Greater Augusta, Location TBA
10am-1pm & 1pm-4pm

4 to 8 volunteers needed for critical home repairs.

All materials provided by Renewing Homes of Greater Augusta.

 

Valley Children's Advocacy Center, Staunton
10am-1pm & 1pm-4pm

5 to 20 volunteers needed to paint (touch ups), deep clean, organize, change light bulbs, and prep for Queen City Mischief & Magic festival.

All supplies provided by the center. (Donations of rags, paper towels, dusters, cleaning supplies, and tools are always welcome!)

Valley Supportive Housing, Staunton
10am-1pm & 1pm-4pm

2 volunteers needed to wash outside windows (ground floor only) on multiple buildings in Staunton.

All cleaning materials provided by Valley Supportive Housing.

 

Waynesboro YMCA, Waynesboro
10am-1pm & 1pm-4pm

5 volunteers needed to clean and organize group fitness and aquatic equipment.

All cleaning materials provided by YMCA.


June 20 Only Projects

Valley Program for Aging Services (VPAS), Staunton & Waynesboro
10:30am-12:30pm

2 to 12 volunteers needed to deliver meals, for Meals on Wheels, to homebound seniors in either Staunton or Waynesboro. Volunteers will need to have their own vehicle (per two volunteers).

Volunteers need to sign up by June 13, 2024 for Meals on Wheels.


June 21 Only Projects

ARROW Project, Staunton
10am-1pm & 1pm-4pm

2 to 5 volunteers needed to paint door frames in office.

Supplies needed: paint brushes and paint trays

 

Embrace, Waynesboro
1pm-4pm

3 to 12 volunteers needed to work in the Community Gardens, organize clothes for the Green Hanger Project, and stock food at food pantry.

Supplies needed: gloves for working in the garden

 

Mental Health America of Augusta & Embrace Community Center
Waynesboro
9:30am-12pm

3 to 12 volunteers needed to work with Embracing Veteran Brunch group to cook and serve brunch for 35-50 veterans during their weekly group meeting.

Supplies needed: breakfast food for 35-50 veterans (Food can either be brought in or prepared in the kitchen day of the meeting.)

 

Valley Program for Aging Services (VPAS), Waynesboro
9am-12pm

1 to 3 volunteers needed for garden maintenance (pulling weeds and deadheading flowers as needed).

Gardening tools will be provided by VPAS. Please bring your own gloves. If you have favorite gardening tools, bring them too!

 

Valley program for Aging Services (VPAS), Waynesboro
9:30am-12pm

4 to 6 volunteers needed to wash exterior and clean interior of vans used in the VPAS transportation program.

All supplies provided by VPAS


 

 

 

 

 

 

2022 projects were completed by:

Bost

 

Daikin

 

Hershey

 

Hotel 24 South

 

Nibco

 

PCB

 

REMAX

 

Staunton City

 

 

Target

 

Weaver Financial

 

2022 projects were hosted by:

Allegheny Mountain Institute

Creative Works Farm - Camp LIGHT

United Way of Staunton, Augusta County & Waynesboro

Valley Children's Advocacy Center

Valley Program for Aging Services

Valley Supportive Housing

 

 

15 Companies

6 Host Agencies

70 Volunteers

258 Hours

$7,946 Value to Our Community

 

To check out the photos from this impactful week, visit our Facebook page.