Day of Caring and MEGA Food Drive

United Way of the Eastern Panhandle held the 23rd Annual Day of Caring on Tuesday, September 12, 2017.

Approximately 1000 volunteers from businesses, organizations, and schools, as well as individuals worked on 75 different projects at 50 different locations in Berkeley, Jefferson and Morgan counties.

This incredible effort to serve our community represents a close partnership between United Way of the Eastern Panhandle, our nonprofit agencies, community partners, sponsors and volunteers who stand up to make a difference.

In conjunction with the Day of Caring, United Way’s Emerging Young Leaders (EYL) group coordinated the Mega Food Drive. The drive, designed to collect non-perishable food for area food pantries was held in the weeks leading up to Day of Caring. Area businesses collected food at their locations and each of the three school systems in Berkeley, Jefferson, and Morgan counties participated through school-based drives. 

Day of Caring and Mega Food Drive present fantastic opportunities for our volunteers to connect with our partner agencies and their clients.