WHAT IS THE DAY OF CARING?
The Day of Caring was conceived as a remembrance to those who lost their lives during the terrorist attack on September 11, 2001 and to honor the many heroes that evolved from the aftermath of that day. It has continued through the spirit of local volunteers and has grown into an annual tradition. Each year, nearly 1,000 volunteers come together to lend a hand to local non-profits, child care centers, parks and government agencies.
WHEN IS THE DAY OF CARING?
This year, the Day of Caring will take place on Friday, September 15th, 2017.
HOW DO I SIGN UP TO HOST A VOLUNTEER PROJECT AT MY AGENCY OR PARK?
Project registration will be open in May. If you have any questions about hosting a project, please contact Joni Kaiser.
HOW DO I REGISTER TO VOLUNTEER ON THE DAY OF CARING?
If you would like to start a Day of Caring group at your workplace, church, or other organization, please contact Joni Kaiser with any questions.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
CAN EVERYONE FROM MY ORGANIZATION VOLUNTEER TOGETHER?
We do our best to match large volunteer groups with available projects if you would like to stay together. You may also choose to submit applications for separate volunteer teams to impact more agencies or to accommodate your staffing and scheduling needs.
CAN OUR GROUP REQUEST TO VOLUNTEER AT A SPECIFIC AGENCY?
During the application process, you will have the ability to request your preferred project site. We make every effort to match volunteers with their preferred site, but cannot guarantee availability.
WHAT IF MY GROUP HAS PARTICULAR NEEDS OR LIMITATIONS?
You will have an opportunity to submit any additional information that we may need to help match you with the best project for your group.
WHAT DO WE NEED TO BRING?
Volunteer sites are able to provide lunch to volunteer groups (sites may or may not have other snacks and beverages available). In many cases, all materials needed for a project will be provided; however, depending on the project, you may be asked if you can bring extra tools if they are available (ie a shovel, a drill).