The United Way of Broome County is planning this year’s traditional “Day of Action” which will incorporate COVID-19 safety standards, while creating socially distant volunteer opportunities.

Each year, the United Way of Broome County encourages our community to get involved as a volunteer, and help others in need.

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In a News release United Way of Broome County Executive Director LoriAnne Welch said “Our community’s need for volunteers is constant and continues to evolve as we navigate the health, education and economic implications of the COVID-19 pandemic,”

The day of Action is normally held on June 21st and involves mobilizing people around solutions, in an effort to build stronger communities. This year the event will be held Friday June 18th and Saturday June 19th.

The United Way is currently accepting registrations from community organizations  that may be interested in hosting a 4 hour volunteer project, that may include schools , parks, local health and human service agencies, churches, and other attractions throughout Broome County.

Some of the past projects included, helping business with gardening, painting, improvement projects, reading with children.

The projects are designed to fall in with the United Way of Broome County’s Building Blocks, which include Health, Education, and Financial stability.

If you’re a member of an organization, and are interested in having your group host a volunteer project, you can get more information by CLICKING HERE

Maybe you have a group of family and friends, or as an individual that would like to volunteer, for a list of opportunities and/or to register CLICK HERE

Volunteering to help others is a rewarding way to make a positive impact on our community, the United Way of Broome County encourages you to get involved.

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