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Volunteer

On the frontline of the fight for our community are thousands of volunteers in Lackawanna and Wayne Counties who bring LIVE UNITED to life by giving selflessly of their time and talents to create lasting solutions and imporove the quality of life for all of us who call Northeastern Pennsylvania home!

Whether it’s reading to children, serving as a volunteer income tax preparer for low-income tax clients, delivering meals to homebound seniors or being part of the annual Day of Caring, there are hundreds of ways to roll up your sleeves and make a difference! GET CONNECTED with the volunteer opportunities that are just right for you!

Other Ways to Get Involved

Each year, we rely on hundreds of volunteers to assist with fund-raising and community impact fund decision making. Fundraising volunteers assist during the annual campaign while members of the Community Impact Fund Distribution committees make sure those donated dollars are well spent in the community.
 
In addition, a number of other special committees meet throughout the year to plan such events as the Mike Munchak Charity Golf Classic, and more.
 
The cornerstone of our volunteer efforts is the annual Day of Caring which mobilizes hundreds of people throughout Lackawanna and Wayne Counties to work first-hand with the United Way and our network of partner agencies to make a difference! The annual Youth Day of Caring mobilizes area students in grades 7-12 in much the same way. 
 
If you would like to volunteer for the United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties, simply contact us, and we will be happy to put you to work! To find volunteer opportunities with our United Way, or others in the community, please click here!