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Volunteer United

Volunteer United mobilizes thousands of volunteers each year through custom volunteer projects, pack for impact kits, essential supply drives, community volunteer events, and more.

Partner with Us

Volunteer United works with you to connect your employees with opportunities to learn about community needs and engage with your corporate philanthropy and social responsibility (CSR) goals. We help companies of all types and sizes drive significant social change across our community through volunteerism.

Strengthen

Employee Engagement 

Our team of experts will create unique volunteer opportunities for your employees that educate and inspire as well as promote team building, enhance company culture and help solve community needs that no one can solve alone. 

Inspire

Community Involvement

Employees who volunteer have a greater awareness and understanding of community needs, a sense of connectedness to their community and increased job satisfaction. Aligning your employees’ interests and passions with meaningful volunteer experiences can result in greater employee retention while building your company’s brand and reputation.

“When I volunteer with my coworkers, it fuels a sense of togetherness and unity because we’re working towards a common goal. My company is very strong when it comes to volunteerism, and that means a lot to me. I feel a sense of meaning and purpose when I help other people.” 

– Kevin Baby, Mechanical Engineer, Xcel Energy

Meet Real Community Needs

Mobilize your employees and support your organization’s social responsibility platform by partnering with Volunteer United. Our team of experts provide comprehensive, start-to-end project management and execution services for several types of volunteer projects.

Custom Volunteer Projects

Using our knowledge of community needs and providing complete volunteer project services, our team of experts can design meaningful and customized volunteer events for teams of all sizes.

Pack for Impact Kits

Volunteer United offers a variety of ready-to-go, team building projects that have an immediate impact on our community, including hygiene kits, school supply packs, job success kits and more.

Essential Supply Drive Events

Help support our neighbors by hosting an essential supply drive at your place of business. Basic need items such as nonperishable foods, educational support and household items are needed year-round.

Community Volunteer Events

Participate in one of our annual community-wide volunteer events. These large-scale events offer a variety of ways to engage your employees, including hosting exclusive satellite events, becoming a sponsor, or at-home volunteer opportunities.

“United Way is a great organization to be helping and supporting. Faribault Woolen Mill gives back to our community and one of the ways we do this is by spending the morning working together for a worthy cause. It’s impressive how many organizations United Way supports and works with—we’re just so thrilled to be a part of this effort.”

– Tom Kileen, CEO, Faribault Wollen Mill

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.

Home for Good

Home for Good

Help provide hundreds of Welcome Home kits full of essential household supplies to support local families transitioning into a new home.

Action Day

Help tens-of-thousands of local students be successful in the classroom by providing backpacks full of essential school supplies. 

Pack for Impact Kits

Volunteer United offers a variety of ready-to-go projects that have an immediate impact on our community. Reach out to us today to find out how your organization can help.

School Supply Packs

Ensure students have the essential school supplies they need to succeed in the classroom. 

Job Success Kits

Provide job seekers with supplies like a planner, padfolio and flash drive so they can be prepared for their job search. 

Creative Craft Pack

Help spark a child’s imagination and provide them with arts and craft supplies. 

Fun in the Sun Activity Pack

Create summer fun packs and help kids enjoy outdoor activities! 

More Than Pencils SEL Packs

Help students succeed with supplies that support their head and heart and grow their social emotional skills. 

Hygiene Kits

Help families meet basic hygiene needs by providing products like soap, deodorant and shampoo. 

Bright Smiles Dental Kits

Good oral hygiene is essential to overall health. Help supply families with toothbrushes, toothpaste and floss. 

Healthy Snack Packs

Provide children with nutritious snack options to curb hunger before and after school. 

Laundry Detergent Kits

Laundry detergent isn’t covered by SNAP benefits. Supply this necessity and dignity to families in need. 

Fleece Blankets

Hand-tied blankets provide comfort and warmth to families lacking basic bedding items.

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