Volunteers play a vital role in United Way’s work to make our community stronger.
Thanks to all who participated in 2016!
Donate books and give the gift of reading to children in Summit County. Collect books February 6 through 24. More >
Sort-a-thon - March 1
Distribution Day - March 9
Read aloud to children in a Barberton City Schools classroom. More >
Smart Start Community Baby Shower Collection - April 17Collect baby items April 17 through May 15 to help at-risk mothers and give their newborns a strong start.
Baby Shower & Sort-a-thon - May 18
Day of Action - June 21Join with 1,000 other volunteers across Summit County to help local residents and nonprofits.
Stuff The Bus
Collect school supplies for Akron Public School children.
Kick off at Akron RubberDucks game - July 9
Sort-a-thon - August - TBD
Distribution Day - First day of school
SUPPORTED BY OUR PARTICIPATING SPONSOR
Smart Start Community Baby Shower Distribution II - September 14Volunteers will distribute baby items to at-risk mothers. Moms will visit ‘Education Stations’ provided by Akron Children's Hospital.
Read to Me Day II - November 2Read aloud to children in an Akron Public Schools classroom.
Holiday Snack Packs Food Drive - November 27Collect food for Akron Public School children to eat on their holiday school break, November 27 through December 11.
Sort-a-thon - December 13
Distribution Day - December 20
Ongoing - One Hour Per Week During the School Year
Serve as a nurturing and supportive role model for an Akron Public School student. Become an iC.A.R.E. Mentor >
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.
For more information on volunteering call 330.643.5512 or email.