Cape and Islands United Way Announces ‘Community Day of Action’ on Oct. 26

Filed Under: Non Profit News, Philanthropy

The Cape and Islands United Way’s annual “Community Day of Action,” takes place on Thursday, Oct. 26.

More than 75 volunteers from local businesses are participating in the one-day commitment, which ranges from beautification efforts to organizing food pantries at area nonprofits.

The following volunteer groups will be participating in the following projects:

  • A Baby Center (Nantucket) – Volunteers from Cape Cod 5 will be working on an “Open House” event.
  • A Baby Center (Hyannis) – Volunteers from Cape Cod 5 will help with diaper bundling and Dottie Bag assembly.
  • Hyannis Health Ministry (Hyannis) – Volunteers from Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod will be helping the organization.
  • Boys & Girls Club of Martha’s Vineyard (Martha’s Vineyard) — Volunteers from Martha’s Vineyard Insurance will be helping with the food security program.
  •  Nantucket Interfaith (Nantucket) – Volunteers from Granite City Electric and Cape Cod 5 will be helping during food distribution day.
  • WE CAN/Amplify (Hyannis) – Volunteers from LIFE will be helping with a flyer distribution project.
  • Gosnold (Falmouth) – Volunteers from Eversource will be working on a painting project.
  • Cape Cod Children’s Place (Eastham) – Volunteers from Women United will be beautifying an outdoor space.
  • Cape Cod Foster Closet (Orleans) – Volunteers from Sheriff Buckley’s Team will be organizing a winter clothing drive.
  • Lower Cape Outreach Council (Orleans) – Volunteers from LIFE will be beautifying the outdoor space.
  • Cape Kids Meals (Osterville) – Volunteers from the Red Cross, Granite City Electric, Glivinski and Associates Inc., Rockland Trust, the United Way Board of Directors and Women United will be packing 600 backpacks.
  • Sandwich Schools (Sandwich) – Volunteers from the Cape Cod Coast Guard will be working on painting projects with the schools.

If you are interested in volunteering or learning more, visit: Cape and Islands United Way | Cape Cod, MA (