Volunteer UNITED

Engage, Volunteer, and Make a Difference!

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Are you part of a volunteer group eager to make a positive impact in our community? Look no further! United Way provides various opportunities for volunteer groups to get involved and give back. Here's how your group can make a difference:

  1. Explore Volunteer Opportunities: Find exciting volunteer opportunities by browsing our volunteer platform. Discover projects that align with your group's interests and passions. Alternatively, you can reach out to Volunteer United, where dedicated staff will assist you in finding the perfect volunteer activity.

  2. Host a Drive or Packing Party: Take your group's involvement to the next level by hosting a drive or packing party. These events are an excellent way to collect essential items or assemble care packages for those in need. Your efforts will have a direct and meaningful impact on the lives of individuals and families in our community.

For volunteer groups with specialized projects, or if you have specific ideas for how your group can contribute, please contact Amber Morris at amorris@unitedwaycg.com. Amber will be thrilled to help you create a unique and impactful volunteering experience.


Agencies and Organizations

Calling all agencies and organizations! United Way's Volunteer United platform is designed to simplify your volunteer recruitment process. With a range of helpful features like event management, volunteer check-in and waivers, scheduling, and hours tracking, you can efficiently recruit volunteers for one-time events or recurring needs.

Getting started is easy:

  1. Create Your Agency's Page: Establish your agency's presence on the Volunteer United platform. Showcase your organization's mission and the impact of your work.

  2. Join the United Way Network: Strengthen your connection with United Way by submitting an affiliation request. Becoming part of the United Way network will open up additional opportunities and resources for your agency.


Signature Community Events

Stay tuned for updates on upcoming community events! United Way regularly hosts signature events that bring our community together for a common cause. Be on the lookout for the following events:

  • Read Across America Day: Held in March, this event celebrates the joy of reading and promotes literacy among children.
  • National Volunteer Week: In April, we honor and appreciate the dedicated volunteers who make a difference in our community.
  • Day of Action: Taking place in June, this day is dedicated to collective community action, addressing critical local issues.
  • Read for the Record: In October, we participate in this nationwide campaign to foster a love for reading among young children.


Volunteer with Read United

If you seek a rewarding and recurring volunteer opportunity, look no further than Read United. Together with the volunteers in our community, Read United strives to close achievement gaps, increase graduation rates, and disrupt the cycle of poverty through two tutor-based programs: AARP Foundation Experience Corps and Read2Succeed.

To volunteer with Read United:

  • Commit to tutoring 1-4 hours a week.
  • The program runs from early September to late April, allowing you to make a meaningful, long-term impact on a student's life.

For more information about Read United and how you can contribute, click here to learn more about becoming part of this transformative program.


Join United Way, Engage with Your Community, and Create Lasting Change!

At United Way, we believe that collective action leads to transformative change. Engage with us, volunteer, and together, let's build a stronger, more vibrant community where everyone has the opportunity to thrive.



For more information about Volunteer United please contact: 

Amber Morris

Amber Morris

Director of Resource Development and Volunteer United