Volunteer Your Way
Looking for a volunteer project to do with your family and friends that works with your busy schedule? Or perhaps you want a project for your school, religious or scouting group. Greater Twin Cities United Way offers a variety of Volunteer at Home projects that are perfect for individuals or small groups.
Volunteer at Home Projects
Volunteer United offers a variety of ready-to-go projects that have an immediate impact on our community. Click on the images below to download a PDF of the project instructions and drop-off information.
Action Day 2023
Help us meet our goal of sending 40,000 K-12 students back to school with the essential school supplies they need. And the best part? You can be a part of the action by creating your own volunteer experience at home with friends, family or social groups! For every School Supply Pack you assemble, you will receive one (1) entry into the Action Day sweepstakes.
Fun in the Sun Activity Pack
Create summer fun packs and help kids enjoy outdoor activities!
Creative Craft Pack
Help spark a child’s imagination and provide them with arts and craft supplies.
Grow a Little, Give a Little
Help feed your neighbors by growing extra produce at your home and donating it to local food programs.
Tie Fleece Blankets
Hand-tied blankets provide comfort and warmth to families lacking basic bedding items.
Lighten the Load
Create laundry packs for individuals and families.
Cards for Meals on Wheels Recipients
Provide handmade greeting cards to recipients of meals from Meals on Wheels.
Plant a Smile
Put a smile on the face of someone who is isolated by decorating a flower pot and adding a bulb for a blooming plant.
Healthy Snack Packs
This family-friendly project provides a healthy snack for children.
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Check out additional individual and family volunteer opportunities designed to meet community needs through our volunteer match program.
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Community Volunteer Events
Consider participating in one of our annual community-wide volunteer events. These large-scale events offer a variety of volunteer options for individuals and groups.
Flavors of Our Community
Provide culturally specific pantry packs for our neighbors experiencing food insecurity.
Help tens-of-thousands of local students be successful in the classroom by providing backpacks full of essential school supplies.
Home for Good
Help provide hundreds of Welcome Home kits full of essential household supplies to support local families transitioning into a new home.