Volunteers Turn Out for United Way of Greater Plymouth County Day of Caring

Filed Under: Non Profit News, Philanthropy

United Way of Greater Plymouth County gathered 100 volunteers for a day of voluntarism in greater Plymouth County on Sept. 11.

Day of Caring, United Way, Plymouth County
Volunteers from Ocean Spray help out at Father Bill’s & MainSpring’s Conway House Family Shelter.

The annual “Day of Caring” was part of the National Day of Service & Remembrance.  One hundred volunteers from 15 local companies participated at 11 project sites.  The event was sponsored by Wells Fargo Advisors, Bond Printing & Marketing, and Point32Health .

“Our United Way of Greater Plymouth County’s annual Day of Caring is a celebration I look forward to each year.” said United Way President & CEO Dennis Carman.  “The United Way team enjoys visiting the volunteers at our partner agencies and witnessing their compassion firsthand.  Thank you to our incredible volunteers who rolled up their sleeves to help our community for such an important day of service!”

Day of Caring volunteers perform service projects at many of United Way’s partner agencies – local health and human service agencies located in Greater Plymouth County. Volunteer projects ranged from painting to helping organize food pantries and toys to gardening to camp clean-up.  Teams from 15 organizations offered a helping hand and participated in the Day of Caring:  AAA, Bluestone Bank, Bridgewater State University, Brockton Rotary, Brockton Visiting Nurse Association, DTA SE DV Unit, HarborOne Bank, Lynch & Lynch, Ocean Spray Cranberries, OCES, REXA, Rockland Trust, SCU Credit Union, Stonehill College, and UPS.

Organizations provided projects for the Day of Caring at 11 sites: BAMSI, Boys & Girls Club of Metro South, Catholic Charities South, Family & Community Resources, Father Bill’s & MainSpring, Keeping Pace with Multiple Miracles, School on Wheels, The Arc of Greater Brockton, The Arc of Greater Plymouth & Upper Cape Cod, and United Way’s Family Center.