VOLUNTEERISM

Give to United Way

Help us solve the 757’s biggest problems and give everyone the opportunity to thrive.

GIVING TIME AND TALENT

No organization is better equipped than United Way to connect volunteer to the needs in South Hampton Roads. We’ve been working to help people in our communities for nearly 100 years and we partner with more than 180 different nonprofits throughout the region. We have the capability and the capacity to connect you to countless volunteer opportunities so you can invest your time and talent in something you’re passionate about. 


Corporate Volunteerism 

Looking for ways to engage and retain staff while giving back to the community? Whether you’re looking for unique, rewarding team-building opportunities, business-to-business networking or a great fit for your corporate social responsibility platform, United Way can meet your company’s needs. Our volunteer engagement staff will help craft a custom volunteer experience that will be fun, and most importantly, something of consequence. Examples include: 

  • Hosting a site visit for students to learn more about your industry 
  • Assembling kits of schools supplies or hygiene items 
  • Planning a teacher appreciation day for teachers at a low-income school 
  • Reading to children at local schools 
  • Hosting a food or household items drive 

Day of Caring
 

On September 17, 2021 we will call to action over 1,000 volunteers from local companies to complete over 100 projects at area nonprofits in our annual Day of Caring. Mark your calendar – you won’t want to miss this!   


Join a Board or Committee 

We are always looking for experienced, passionate professionals with varying skills to join on boards and committees. You’ll put your talents to great use while creating connections with other community leaders, building skills, and learning more about United Way and our local community. 

 

If you are interested in learning more about any these opportunities, please contact our Volunteerism Manager at volunteer@unitedwayshr.org. 

 

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