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Volunteer Events

Year of Action: Volunteer Events

Join United Way of Salt Lake in celebrating 25 years of volunteer engagement as we kick off our first Year of Action. Gather your co-workers, family, and friends to volunteer at projects that will change a life, change a school, and change our community!




Customize your Year of Action by becoming a sponsor. Check out our sponsor flyer for more information, and contact Heather MacDonald at 801.736.7715 or heather@uw.org.




Dr. Seuss Day: March 2, 2017

reading for Dr. Seuss Day

Celebrate Dr. Seuss' Birthday with us on March 2!

On Dr. Seuss Day, also known as National Read Across America Day, schools throughout the country celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday to promote literacy. Volunteer with your company or group at a school in Salt Lake or Davis county to read Dr. Seuss books in classrooms and play literacy games with students.




Day of Action: June 16, 2017

Youth and Family Volunteering in Salt Lake City

Mark your calendars to help us #ChangeTheOdds!

Get your family, friends, and co-workers together at Kearns High School to help with projects that support a healthy school and community. Ages five and up welcome to volunteer with a parent/guardian. To make sure you don’t miss the chance to sign up complete our interest form and we will contact you when registration becomes available.


Year of Action Kickoff featuring Stuff the Bus: August 12, 2017

Summer Volunteering for Youth and Family in Salt Lake City

Save the date and help us Stuff the Bus!

Join us at the Rio Tinto Stadium to fill backpacks of essential school supplies for low-income and refugee students. There will be fun activities for kids and families and ages five and up are welcome to volunteer with a parent/guardian. Don’t miss out on one of our most popular events! Complete our interest form today and we will contact you when registration becomes available.



Day of Caring: September 14, 2017

Group Volunteering for School Playground Clean-up in Salt Lake City

#BecauseICare I can make a difference!

Mark your calendars now as we celebrate 25 years of Day of Caring. Groups big and small can connect with projects in Davis, Salt Lake, Summit, and Tooele county that include beautification, cleanup, and client interaction and support. Additional projects are available through United Way of Utah County and United Way of Northern Utah. Complete our interest form and we will contact you when registration becomes available.



Volunteer Action Network Week: October 9-13, 2017

Group Volunteering in Salt Lake City

Change in our community is possible and #ItStartsWithYou!

Every volunteer makes a difference so join our network of volunteers who are committed to creating lasting change in Utah. Opportunities to volunteer will be available online and in person so volunteers can choose how to support our community in ways that are meaningful to you! Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn more about our communities greatest needs and get involved. Complete our interest form and we will contact you when registration becomes available.



Season of Service Week: December 11-15, 2017

Holiday Volunteers

Support the season of giving in meaningful ways!

Help make the holidays bright and the winter warm for kids and families in need. Volunteer and donation opportunities will be available November-December. Complete our interest form and we will contact you when our holiday volunteer and donation list becomes available.





For more volunteer information contact:

Volunteer Events Coordinator
volunteercenter@uw.org
801.736.8929