Submit an application now!
If you represent a nonprofit organization, this is your last chance to submit a project proposal for the United Way Volunteer Center’s 23rd Annual Day of Caring.
On Thursday, September 13, hundreds of volunteers from local businesses and communities will partner with United Way’ Volunteer Center and other area nonprofit organizations to serve our local neighborhoods through work on community-based projects.
But the Volunteer Center needs your help to find unique and meaningful volunteer projects where willing volunteers can serve and make the most impact in one day.
Your nonprofit (501c3) organization is invited to submit your project needs to United Way’s Volunteer Center. More than one project proposal can be submitted (and may be accepted) but each request must be submitted separately.
The deadline for submission is Tuesday, July 31, but you may call to ask for a deadline extension. All project proposal information and forms can be found online at www.liveunitedchattanooga.org or by calling 423-752-0316.
Last year, more than 300 volunteers worked on more than 25 different projects ranging from improvement projects at local nonprofits to installing playgrounds at low-income day care centers or rebuilding public park spaces.
Agencies with selected projects must agree to a few ground rules:
The Volunteer Center draws its volunteers from area corporations and organizations that submit teams to work on the projects of their choice, but individual volunteers are also recruited for these activities. You can volunteer yourself, your coworkers or your fellow church members by calling United Way’s Volunteer Center at 423-752-0316. You can also get more information about submitting a proposal by e-mailing email@example.com or calling the Center at 423-752-0316.
The Day of Caring is sponsored by ACE Hardware, IBEW, and TGI Fridays.