12/05/2022
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   Bladen County United Way Day of Caring has reached its ten year anniversary. Stacie C. Kinlaw and Barbara Knight, co-chairs of Bladen County’s United Way Day of Caring, announced the upcoming plans to celebrate the event’s ten year anniversary.

      This year the Day of Caring will be a week-long event offering community project opportunities for people to participate in while practicing safety measures during the COVID-19 Pandemic. The community’s caring projects will start Monday, November 2 and end on Saturday, November 7, 2020.

   “We need volunteers from businesses, churches and civic organizations to help make this year the best ever,” Mrs. Knight said. 

   Mrs. Kinlaw said, “We have plenty of projects for volunteers to choose from to help with this year’s United Way Day of Caring.” 

   Volunteers are needed and may choose from a variety of projects. Register to volunteer at: https://forms.gle/bWiistC6xmRLsYS5A. Once you are registered, a team member will contact you to coordinate your service time and project.

Some of the projects volunteers will be participaing in are as follows.

Caring Projects:

Write letters or create cards for residents in our county nursing homes.

Help build wheelchair ramps.

Home repair with our Bladen Disaster Relief Team. 

Write letters or create cards for veterans in our area.

Write letters or create cards for EMERGENCY workers/FIRE workers/POLICE etc.

HARMONY HALL WORK DAY – Saturday, November 7

Litter Cleanup

Pack food for school children to have on long weekends 

Make mobiles to hang in rooms of nursing home residents (or other pretty room decor)

Outdoor beautification projects at Nursing Homes.

Collect individual serving sized food items for food packaging i.e. easy mac, juices, oatmeal packets, fruit cups, etc.

    The non-profit is also seeking sponsors and donations to United Way of Bladen County for the Day of Caring. Donate by sending a check to United Way of Bladen County, P.O. Box 2636, Elizabethtown, NC 28337.