Volunteers play a vital role in United Way’s work to make our community stronger.
- Page It Forward Book Drive
February 1-29, 2016
Thanks to these organizations that are collecting books. More >
Volunteer for the Sort-A-Thon March 9 >
- Read to Me Day I
March 4, 2016
Read aloud to children in a Barberton City Schools classroom. More >
- Smart Start Baby Shower Collection
April 4-29, 2016
Collect baby items to help at-risk mothers and give their newborns a strong start. More >
The Sort-a-Thon and Baby Shower will be held in May. (TBD)
- Day of Action
June 17, 2016
United Way’s annual Day of Action mobilizes and inspires individuals and corporations on the same day, across Summit County and in a highly visible way, to channel passion into action. More >
- Stuff the Bus
July 5 - August 15, 2016
Collect school supplies for Akron Public School children. Volunteers will also be needed for the Sort-a-Thon and to deliver the supplies on the first day of school. More >
- Read to Me Day II
November 3, 2016
Volunteers read to elementary school students in Akron Public Schools and donate the books to the classrooms. More >
- Holiday Snack Pack Food Drive
November 28 - December 16
Collect food for at-risk children to eat on their holiday school break. More >
At the Sort-a-Thon on December 21, volunteers will pack meal kits.
For more information contact Andrea Metzler at 330.643.5512 or by email.
Choose a cause close to your heart or
offer help where it is needed most.
When you volunteer, you see first-hand how United Way of Summit County is helping to improve lives and create lasting change in our community.
Search for a volunteer opportunity that fits your interests and availability.
Other Volunteer Initiatives
Volunteer Management Training
DOVIA Greater Akron, Directors of Volunteers in Agencies
Corporate Volunteer Council
United Way’s Corporate Volunteer Council nurtures the development of employee volunteer programs and supports employee volunteer managers in building strong, successful, effective programs. Current Corporate Volunteer Council Companies
For more information on any of these contact Andrea Metzler at 330.643.5512 or by email.
Agencies without log-in information, please contact Andrea Metzler at 330.643.5512 or by email.