26th Annual United Way Day of Caring

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

The United Way Day of Caring is the largest one-day volunteer event in Western New York. It:

  • Promotes the spirit & value of volunteerism
  • Demonstrates the power & impact of United Way’s mission
  • Generates positive community relationships
  • Helps to develop contacts between volunteers, agencies & workplaces
  • Gives each of us an opportunity to roll up our sleeves and work together to make a difference


  • Painting, landscaping, habitat clean up, building playgrounds, assembling picnic benches, activities/field trips with youth & seniors
  • Located throughout Buffalo & Erie County Half-day: 9:00 a.m. – Noon
  • Full-day: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Must be 18 years of age to participate



  • Nonprofit agency registration: March 2 – May 2, 2018
  • Agencies must have 501(c)(3) status


  • Company/Corporate volunteer registration: March 30 – June 4, 2018

For more information:

Day of Caring Volunteer Projects

Hosting a project at your nonprofit


Special thanks to our 2018 Day of Caring Sponsors: