Financial support is just one way to LIVE UNITED. Being an active part of community change through volunteerism is vital to investing in the quality of life in Livingston County.
Day of Caring
The Livingston County United Way’s 15th Annual Day of Caring is the largest single-day volunteer event in Livingston County! The next Day of Caring runs Wednesday, August 17, 2016. Visit www.lcdayofcaring.org.
The high-impact event has grown over the years with 1,700 volunteers working at 15 worksites in 2015. Volunteers are needed for morning, afternoon or all-day shifts to 1do yard work for local seniors, wash windows, make minor household repairs, paint, harvest at community gardens, hold food drives, and more. Learn more.
Community Connect is a one-day community-wide event connecting local families in need to free direct services. The annual event is typically held the first Saturday in February at Parker Middle School (Howell). Learn more.
Volunteer Livingston connects area residents with rewarding volunteer opportunities to help meet the needs of area nonprofits. Learn more
In addition to our annual Day of Caring, we can help your company or work team organize a one-time or ongoing volunteer opportunity. Learn more how your company can help Make Great Things Happen in Livingston County. Contact Jeanne Clum, firstname.lastname@example.org.
United Way Committees
Campaign Cabinet. [Aug-Dec] Contact other area businesses who already support United Way, assisting with their United Way campaign. Contact email@example.com.
Community Connect. [1st Saturday in Feb] One-stop shopping day for people needing resources such as legal assistance, haircuts, food, clothing, other general assistance. Both committee members and volunteers are needed. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Community Investments Panel. [April-May] One-day commitment to review local program and initiative request, making final recommendations for funding for the upcoming year. Contact email@example.com.
Day of Caring Committee or Volunteer. [3rd Wednesday in Aug] Help to coordinate largest volunteer day in Livingston County, or just sign up to volunteer. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.lcdayofcaring.org.
Development Ambassadors. [Year Round] Connect with other area businesses by sharing information to help support local employers, keep the community in the loop. Bi-monthly “blitz” on the 1st Thursday of the month; alternate mo. is 1-hour mtg. Contact email@example.com.
Holiday Gift & Food Programs. [Nov & Dec] Help coordinate county-wide holiday food program schedule. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Publicity & Education Committee. [2nd Monday, Qrtly] Assist the LCUW with materials review, recommendations to help build and implement a succinct and strategic messaging plan. Contact email@example.com.
Summer Lunch Bunch. [June-Aug] Help implement the Livingston Hunger Council’s summer food and activities program that helps to fill good gaps when kids are not in school, led by The Salvation Army. Contact Liz_Welch@usc.salvationarmy.org.
Volunteer Livingston [Year Round] Help coordinate volunteer efforts throughout the county, plan volunteer recognition event. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteer Reception Center [Year Round] In the event of a local disaster, help coordinate volunteer recruitment. Contact email@example.com.