Eastern Region

Diaper Drive United Way Hampshire County

11/16

 -  12/04

Flexible

Did you know 1 in 3 American families report experiencing diaper needs? Help give back this holiday season and participate in our annual Diaper Drive! You have the option of giving directly through our Amazon Wishlist or to support our diaper program

Easthampton Community Center Volunteer

11/16

 -  12/04

Ongoing

We can always use a helping hand at Easthampton Community Center – after all, neighbors helping neighbors is why we’re here! Please express interest on the Volunteer page to see where we need help these days (Partner of United Way Hampshire County).

Greater Joy Mission Church Food Pantry

11/16

 -  12/04

Ongoing

Greater Joy Mission Church is currently accepting donations of food for church food pantry; nonperishable food items preferred! Please call Lady Carrie McCrorey for more info at 860-424-2971

Food Sorting

11/18

5:30 - 8:00 pm

The Food Bank receives millions of pounds of food a year that need to be sorted and organized quickly to distribute out to our communities. Food sorting includes frozen meat, produce, and dry goods. Volunteers must be able to lift up to 30 lbs.

Mid-Western Region

Make Personal Hygiene Kits for Youth

10/07

 -  12/04

Flexible

Many of the residential children served by Great Circle arrive with virtually nothing of their own. Being able to give them their own personal hygiene items is very important.

Write Thank You Notes to Essential Staff

10/07

 -  12/04

Flexible

Write a thank-you note to Covenant House Missouri team members who are on the front lines with our youth every day supporting them as they go from homelessness to hope.

COVID-19 Emergency Relief Box

10/07

 -  12/04

Flexible

Support families impacted by COVID-19 by collecting and donating essential food items to the St. Louis Area Foodbank.

Emergency Food Assistance Program

11/21

 -  11/21

8:30 - 11:30 am

Volunteers help bring the food order to the distribution site, and a team of 4-7 volunteers help unload the food, unpack the cases, divide the food into individual orders for each patron or family and work at the check in area.

Southern Region

Give A Book

12/02

 -  12/03

9:00a.m.- 12:00 p.m. each day

Volunteers are needed to help wrap 600 book gifts for children of Boys and Girls Clubs, These will be distributed througout 8 Polk County locations.

Angel Tree Donation Sorting

12/04

1pm - 4pm

Volunteers will help unload donations from trucks, sort the toys, and verify that all “angel” bags have been received. This is a warehouse setting, and volunteers will be moving and walking on concrete most of the time, so dress comfortably.

Thanksgiving Meal Distribution

11/24

9am - 12pm

Volunteer are needed to help build out Thanksgiving meal kits, and assist in the distribution of the kits to families. Masks are required for participation in this volunteer event.

Become a LovExtension Volunteer!

11/16

 -  12/04

Ongoing

LovExtension improves life for the under-served elderly and disabled communities in Lake County and The Villages, Florida. Primarily, we provide social and well-being visits for folks who do not have much support and donate items to those in need.

Southwestern Region

Food Pantry Support

11/16

 -  12/04

8:30 am - 1:00 pm or 1 - 4 pm

Stock the food pantry shelves, sort and bag groceries, and engage with anyone that drives through to pick up or donate food. CDC guidelines are in place for volunteer and client safety.

Notes of Encouragement

11/16

 -  12/04

Flexible

Write a note of encouragement or blessing to brighten a family’s day this holiday season! Materials will be provided.

Holiday Meal Kits

11/16

 -  12/04

Deliver by 12/10

Pack one of each item into a box or bag to make a Holiday Meal Kit: Pie Shells, Pumpkin Filling, Stovetop Dressing, Cranberry Sauce, Canned Sweet Potatoes, Canned Green Beans.

Volunteer at Desert Mission Food Bank

11/17

9-11 am, 1-3 pm

Food Bank
Provide warehouse and direct client support at the Desert Mission Food Bank. Individual and group volunteer opportunities include: Carry Out, Cashier, Customer Service, Packer, Stocker.

Western Region

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Mile High United Way

10/20

 -  12/09

Deliver by 12/09

The Mile High United Way Children’s Holiday Party is our largest community outreach event of the year. With the goal of distrbuting toys to over 250 families in Metro Denver.

Food Distribution at Food Link Tulare

11/16

 -  12/04

9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

FoodLink for Tulare County is a community benefit food bank dedicated to building a healthy and hunger-free Tulare County! Help us by re-packaging food for distribution on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Meal Serving with Visalia Rescue Mission

11/16

 -  12/04

Ongoing

Meal Serving volunteer opportunities are a great way for volunteers to get to know our guests and serve the homeless and hurting community in Visalia. food to the community 365 days a year. Please sign up to volunteer via our online calendar!

Lanakila Meals on Wheels

10/19

 -  12/18

2.5 hours

Various dates available. Mon.- Sat. 7:30am – 9:30am (*Time to pick-up meals to deliver). Rte. has ~6-8 homes & take approx. 2 hours to complete from pick-up time. Must have access to a reliable vehicle, valid drive license, and smart phone.

Puerto Rico

Fundas de Esperanza / Hope Bags

10/09

 -  11/20

Flexible

Las Fundas de Esperanzas/ Hope Bags is an initiative from United Way of Puerto Rico, which consists of the assembly of a bag with protective items against COVID-19. These materials are: Masks, Hand Sanitizer, Antibacterial soap