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Day of Caring


Friday, September 7, 2018

Day of Caring is a long-standing tradition of United Way and kicks off the annual campaign.  This yearly event is a volunteer outreach day that matches local projects to volunteer groups and individuals.  Last year, the United Way of the Virginia Peninsula had over 800 volunteers participating in more than 60 projects in our service area.  Projects benefit local nonprofits, partner agencies, and human service providers so that valuable resources can be used towards their mission.  These projects ranged from gardening, mulching, and painting conference rooms and offices, to upgrading floors and building seats for an outside amphitheater.  Together, we made a great impact.


Please select your Day of Caring City/County below for more information on:

Project Registration
Volunteer Registration
Your Area Kickoff Event



Thank you to our 2017 Day of Caring Sponsors

ALC Concepts LLC Chesapeake Bank  •  Jamestown 4-H Educational Center  •  Keith Reagan Film & Video  

•  Sentara Healthcare  •  Walmart  •  Williams Landscape & Design, Inc.  •  WMBG FM 97.7 & AM 740 Williamsburg’s Radio Station



Thank you to the following local businesses for providing items to our Day of Caring Kickoff Breakfast
Aromas Baker’s Crust  •  Carrot Tree Kitchens  •  Chick-fil-A  Monticello Ave.  •  Denny’s Dunkin’ Donuts  •  Emily’s Donuts & Cafe  

•  Fresh Market  •  Golden Corral  •  Handy Ice & Hometown Bottled Water  •  Harris Teeter  •  Mama Steve’s House of Pancakes  

•  McDonald’s of Lightfoot  •  New York Deli  •  Panera Bread  •  PepsiCo  •  Rocco’s Smokehouse Grill  •  Sal’s By Victor  •  Trader Joe’s



Special thanks to the following for donating materials to projects

Capitol Landing Mulch  •  Grand Rental Station  •  Henry S. Branscome LLC