Martin Luther King, Jr Day of Service 2017 Volunteer Opportunities
- Join together at the Webster House clean-up for #MLKDay
- Help prep meals at Hillcrest House for #MLKDay
- Help prep meals at Hudson River Lodging for #MLKDay
- Be someone to count on. Help inventory a nonprofit business for #MLKDay
- Help Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh for #MLKDay on 1/16
Special thanks to volunteers from Nubian Directions for their work on creating UWDOR's new Children's Corner!
Why? Not only is it a great way to give back, but volunteering is "an effective way to cultivate critical business and leadership skills, such as project management, communication, goal-setting and evaluation," according to a Deloitte survey of Fortune 500 HR Managers.
Last year, we touched the lives of almost 125,000 individuals. To continue to support our Dutchess & Orange communities, we are counting on you. With that in mind, here are a few upcoming opportunities:
Year-Round Volunteer Opportunities
- Become a Career Stylist and help women achieve their dreams!
- Be an Event Planner for Alzheimer's Association's Memory Cafe
- Help change a child's life, become an After School Mentor
- Bring a smile and a meal to a senior with Meals on Wheels
- Like numbers? Become a Math Buddy!
- Love art? Become a Gallerist volunteer at Art Centro!
- Be a United Way Super Hero volunteer
- Grocery Shopping Helpers Needed for Jewish Family Service's Friendly Visitor Program of Orange County in Middletown!
- Volunteer with United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region in the Poughkeepsie or Montgomery offices!
To ensure that everyone can find the perfect volunteer opportunity and pay-it-forward, United Way continuously seeks ways to help the community and multiply the positive impact in our region! Together, we foster safer communities, strengthen health and financial stability for families, and increase childhood development through education. However, it is you, the devoted volunteers that make this incredible feat possible!
In addition to the happiness and reward volunteering brings, remember that as a United Way volunteer you are entitled to a special 25% tuition discount from Marist College.
To learn more about other exciting volunteer opportunities, visit volunteer.uwdor.org or contact me, Melissa Clark, Manager of Community Impact, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 845-471-1900 x3128. We are always grateful for your help!