2021 Kickoff and Day of Caring

Day of Caring 2021

Save the Date: Thursday, October 21, 2021

United Way of Charlotte County's annual Day of Caring has been a day for the community to give back to our nonprofits in the form of fun, but often intense, projects. You've painted, you've cleaned, you've organized. This year we asked you to serve in a different way just as our agencies have. You helped us restock their shelves! Every dollar that our agencies did not have to spend on stamps, copy paper, school supplies, personal care products, non-perishable food items, et cetera, is a dollar that will go back into providing services to help our residents. Thank you for your generosity!

Homeless Coalition Event Table 2020 Pet Food Donations Donated Peaches

The value of volunteering

While the projects seem simple, the tasks cannot be accomplished without these volunteers. Building a stronger community and addressing the root cause of many issues is dependent on volunteer assistance. Volunteers partnering with the United Way have the ability to impact lasting change in Charlotte County across the three cornerstone issues affecting every community - education, resources and health.

Volunteers receive personal satisfaction from helping and gain perspective on the needs in their community.  If solving community problems isn’t motivation enough for volunteering, reports also show that volunteering helps you live longer. Volunteering can benefit each of us in the following ways:

  • Feel better - physically, mentally and emotionally
  • Manage and lower stress levels
  • Develop deeper connection to the community and to others
  • Achieve higher productivity from employees who volunteer
  • Foster stronger relationships with colleagues
  • Gain positive feelings for employers who promote volunteering.



You can view all the awesome fun with photos from the 2015 Day of Caring  2016 Day of Caring 2017 Day of Caring 2018 Day or Caring and 2019 Day of Caring on our Facebook page.

Let us help you plan your own Day of Caring, whether you are business, group from the community or individual. If interested, you can call 941-627-3539 or complete the volunteer interest form or if you would like to sign up for next year please email info@unitedwayccfl.org.