United Way of Portage County holds annual volunteer projects and volunteer opportunities as part of our mission to strengthen our community. Explore all our options below.
Community Diaper Drive- Held annually between Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, community members are encouraged to donate diapers, wipes, diaper cream, and formula to participating drop-off sites.
Project Fresh Start- Community members and companies collect school supplies throughout the summer. Volunteer groups help organize, pack, and distribute supplies to families at an in-person event before the start of the school year.
Make a Difference Day- Volunteer teams rake and bag leaves for frail and disabled community members in need to ensure peace of mind before the winter.
Learn for Life- Volunteer tutors work on individualized reading lessons with 2nd and 3rd graders to help strengthen the fundamental skills needed for a lifetime of learning.
Kit-packing- United Way or Portage County facilitates a volunteer project between your group and a local agency with a current, critical need.
Other Community Volunteer Opportunities- United Way of Portage County provides a volunteer website where local agencies can post volunteer needs. These opportunities are not organized by United Way.