Day of Caring


Celebrate Tulsa's 25th Day of Caring by joining the Tulsa Area United Way for a free Kickoff Breakfast!

When: 7 a.m. September 9

Where: ExpoSquare by the Golden Driller

What: Join us a for a free, hot breakfast and a short program.

Volunteer projects begin after 8 a.m. across the Tulsa area.

Click here to RSVP for the breakfast and to buy your 2016 Day of Caring Shirt!

 
 

Tulsa’s Day of Caring is one of the nation’s largest days of community service -
last year, more than 5,500 volunteers completed 400 projects.

For individuals: Roll up your sleeves and help others!

For company teams: Promote teamwork, build morale, and give back to your community!

We can arrange the project that’s right for you and your staff.

To volunteer, or register your company team, please contact Shae Haning at shaning@tauw.org

Sample projects: painting, landscaping, cleaning, light construction, reading to children, scrapbooking, accompanying seniors on day trips, teaching a class…the sky’s the limit.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Why should you participate?

Involvement in the Day of Caring helps develop teamwork and build morale among employees while they give back to the community.

After participating in the Day of Caring, the Tulsa Area United Way becomes more than a logo, pledge card or campaign rally, it becomes the means by which an individual can assist many people through one gift.

Day of Caring helps present the true face of people in need and the 60 partner agencies that serve them. On this special day, volunteers complete projects submitted by partner agencies. Everyone gets a hands-on opportunity to see how their TAUW contributions help our community each and every day.


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Sign Up Now for your Day of Caring project!

We want your company to participate in this year's Day of Caring on Sept. 9, 2016. The majority of projects will be assigned during July, so get signed up today!

Last year 5,000 volunteers representing hundreds of companies participated in helping complete more than 360 projects. Here are just a few types of projects available:


Outdoor Project Examples

  • Painting, weeding, planting, landscaping, beautifying grounds
  • Build or repair a ramp or deck
  • Install playground equipment or build sandboxes
  • General maintenance or clean up on buildings and windows
  • Take clients on an outing to the park, zoo, fishing or bowling
  • Make deliveries to clients
  • Accompany case workers on visits

Indoor Project Examples

  • Organize clothing or food donations
  • General office work
  • Indoor maintenance of agency buildings such as waxing or cleaning floors, washing windows and painting
  • Activities with agency clients, including arts and crafts, reading, playing games and scrapbooking.
  • Hosting a party with fun activities
  • Mentoring
  • Assisting a teacher in teaching classes such as computer skills, cooking, dance or music
  • Conducting athletic or sports clinics with youth
There are hundreds of projects available, so you can be sure you'll find one to fit your interests and skill sets.
Contact Shaelynn Haning  by email at shaning@tauw.org to register or for more information.
 

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