2021 United Way Dr. Seuss & Read Across America Day Celebration
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 | VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!
Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday and Read Across America Day with United Way! Did you know that reading and storytelling with children promotes brain development and imagination and develops language and emotions? There are two easy ways to make a big difference for local kids!
- READ ALOUD: Video record yourself reading an approved Dr. Seuss Book and upload it to the Google Form here. Click here to view a listing of approved books and recording tips. Your video will be featured in a YouTube playlist for local families to enjoy. United Way staff will select the three BEST videos to play during a virtual event for United Way Raising a Reader participants. Prizes awarded! Upload your video by March 1. Sign up here.
- HOST A BOOK DRIVE: Host a book drive or donate NEW children’s books. Drop off your collection or donation to United Way of Greater Greensboro by February 26. Download the toolkit with tips and printable signs. Sign up here.
Questions? Contact Traci McLemore at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2021 National Volunteer Week
April 19 – 23 | Various opportunities across Greensboro
This National Volunteer Week (April 19-23, 2021), be sure to make a difference. United Way of Greater Greensboro, The Volunteer Center and partner agencies are pleased to provide you with a variety of ways to give and volunteer your time. Both in-person and at-home opportunities are available. Click here to sign up and check back often, as additional needs will be added.
2021 Virtual Jones Street Day
Wednesday, June 2, 2021 | Final Time TBA
Join us for this annual United Way advocacy day offers chances to speak with elected representatives! Check back soon for more information.
2021 Human Race 5k/Walk by The Volunteer Center of the Triad
Saturday, June 5, 2021 | 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. | LeBauer park
Join Team United Way for The Volunteer Center of the Triad’s annual Human Race 5k/Walk! Check back soon for more information on how to sign up and get involved.
2021 United Way Day of Action
Saturday, June 19, 2021 | Various times and locations
Join us for United Way’s annual worldwide Day of Action! Check back soon for local volunteer opportunities at various times and locations.
2021 MeaningFULL Meals Summer Food Drive Collection
Entire Month of July | Various times and locations
Host a MeaningFULL Meals summer food drive! Check back to sign up. Thanks to BackPack Beginnings and The Volunteer Center of the Triad for their partnership on this impactful annual event.
2021 Trunk or Treat hosted by Young Leaders
Saturday, October 23 | 2 – 4 p.m. | United Way’s parking lot
Join us for this fun, family-friendly event! Volunteers needed. Check back to learn more and sign up.
2021 Giving Tuesday
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 | All across Greensboro!
Join us to spread the word about United Way’s efforts to end poverty AND help raise funds to support this work. Check back to sign up to be a Giving Tuesday Ambassador.