A total of 340 volunteers are still needed to fill this year’s slate of Days of Caring projects, taking place at sites around Snohomish County Friday, Sept. 23, and Saturday, Sept. 24. Team and individuals interested in participating can sign up at uwsc.org through Monday, Sept. 12.
Slots at many of this year’s 54 hands-on projects are available both Friday and Saturday. Benefiting local nonprofit agencies, jobs include painting, grounds clean-up, roof repair and reading to elementary students.
Last year, 950 Days of Caring volunteers spent time at 56 project sites, giving more than 5,225 hours valued at $109,000. In 2011, 643 volunteers have registered to-date.
To get involved, contact The Volunteer Center at United Way of Snohomish County at firstname.lastname@example.org or 425.374.5534.