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United Way of Pioneer Valley Opens Volunteer Sign-Ups for Day of Caring 2021

Springfield, MA (9/21/2021) – United Way of Pioneer Valley is holding volunteer sign-ups for Day of Caring 2021, which takes place on Friday, September 24.

Volunteers may sign up

“There is a greater need than ever for kindness, good deeds, and building our sense of community this year,” said Paul Mina, President & CEO, United Way of Pioneer Valley. “I implore anyone with free time on or around Day of Caring 2021 to sign up and do good with us. Help our nonprofits, who have struggled greatly through the COVID-19 pandemic, and you will start your last weekend of September with the best night’s sleep you can find — knowing you’ve done a good thing when it was needed most.”

We are thankful to our local business sponsors for making this local tradition possible:

–        PeoplesBank

–        Grodsky

–        Health New England

–        Smith & Wesson

–        Balise Auto

–        Bank of America

This year, Day of Caring sites include:The Chicopee Boys & Girls Club, the Chicopee Child Development Center, Stanley Park in Westfield, Habitat for Humanity, Westfield Schools, The Springfield Boys & Girls Club, Gray House, and the YMCA of Greater Springfield, among others. Volunteers will be instructed to follow COVID-19 safety protocols at each location.

We encourage anyone unavailable for Day of Caring to visit to sign up for our year-round, ever-growing collection of local volunteer opportunities. Learn more about Day of Caring, our traditional annual day of giving back, at, or donate at

About United Way of Pioneer Valley

United Way of Pioneer Valley mobilizes people and resources to strengthen our communities. We target the community’s most pressing needs and focus resources, community partnerships, and the energy of volunteers to create measurable results.
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