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Day of Caring - May 14th

While we are unable to gather large groups of volunteers this year as in the past, there are always ways to help!  Check out these easy steps to help give back on this year's United Way of Cumberland County Day of Caring!

1.  SIGN UP TO GIVE BLOOD.  We will host a blood drive for the American Red Cross at Snyder Memorial Baptist Church (701 Westmont Dr, Fayetteville, NC 28305) on Friday May 14th from 10 am to 3 pm. To make an appointment go to http://www.redcrossblood.org and enter the Sponsor Code: United.  If you would like to donate blood but do not have a way to get there, please call Melissa Reid at (910) 483-1179 ext. 228.  

2.  RUN A SUPPLY DRIVE.  Host a drive to help nonprofit programs obtain critical items to serve our neighbors in need! Ask your business, church and friends to help collect items.  

 

KITCHEN AND CLEANING SUPPLIES

Dishes

Flushable Wipes

Clorox or Lysol Wipes

Bottled Water, Coffee and Coffee Filters

Sandwich Ziploc Bags Press and Seal Wrap

Individually Packaged Snacks, Non-Perishable Food Items

Paper Plates, Paper Cups, Paper Towels, Tissue, Toilet Paper, Napkins

Glass Casserole Dishes 8 x 8 and 9 x 13, Disposable Aluminum Pans with Lids 9 x 9

 

HOUSEHOLD ITEMS

Flashlights

New 20” Box Fans

New or Gently Used, Clean Clothes

New or Gently Used, Clean Furniture, Sheets, Towels

 

HYGIENE ITEMS

(Travel or Regular Sized)

Deodorant, Socks, Toothbrushes, Toothpaste, Combs, Brush’s, etc.

 

MEDICAL SUPPLIES

Alcohol Wipes

1/3 or ½ ml Syringes

Large Latex Free Gloves

Poise Incontinence Pads (Not Pullups or Diapers)

Accucheck Guide Diabetes Test Strips, Glucerna, Pen Needles

 

OFFICE SUPPLIES

Copy Paper

Sticky Notes

Yellow Notepads

Folders (Pocket and File)

Printer Ink – 952 XL Black and 952 Color

 

MISC.

New Toys

Sleeping Bags

 $5 Gift Cards to Any Fast Food Place

 Coloring Books, Crayons, Colored Pencils

 “Get Your Loved One Sober” by Robert Meyers (books)

 

                    For more information contact Melissa Reid at melissareid@unitedway-cc.org or (910) 483-1179 ex.t 228

3. CAN'T DO EITHER?  Visit Chick-fil-a on Ramsey Street any Tuesday in May and mention UNITED WAY to help donate OR go to http://www.unitedway-cc.org to donate today!

Flyers have been provided for you to print and pass out or even share on your social media.  Please help us spread the word about giving back to our community!!

Our Impact In 2019/2020

  • People Helped

    213,556

  • Volunteer Hours

    9,585

  • Funds Granted

    $509,010

  • Volunteers

    471

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