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Day of Action: October 5, 2018





Grab your friends, family members, and coworkers to make an impact where it's needed most. Enjoy a day filled with volunteering, food, and fun.

Highlights include:

  • Kick Off Breakfast hosted by the Frederick Keys located at the Nymeo Field at the Harry Grove Stadium.
  • 25+ different volunteer opportunities (serving meals, landscaping, painting, and more).
  • Free Custom Day of Action t-shirts for all volunteers.

About Day of Action

Every year, members of the Frederick County community come together to address the issues that matter the most. They serve on critically needed projects to help our community partner agencies. Sometimes, it’s stuffing backpacks full of books to encourage reading and improve early literacy. Other times, it’s planting community gardens to foster civic pride and promote affordable, healthy eating. Day of Action mirrors the work that United Way does year-round: empowering people to affect positive change in their own backyards, and across the world.

On Friday October 5, over 350 volunteers came together to give their and energy to the Frederick community for our Annual Day of Action 2018. With 25 projects varying in skill and degree of intensity including painting, mulching, power-washing, furniture building and much more, our volunteers made a HUGE impact. Together, we contributed about 1.850 hours to our community.

Thank you to the following businesses for your participation: Wells Fargo, Capital One, BGE Home, DARCARS Toyota of Frederick, Frederick Keys, Frederick County Bank, Middletown Valley Bank, First United Bank & Trust, Thermo Fisher Scientific, PNC, Potomac Edison, Daly Computers, GO APE, FMH, Frederick Pediatric Associates.






Sign up as an individual, or with your family, friends or co-workers.  All ages are welcome. Volunteers under the age of 17 must be accompanied by an adult.
Does your agency have a project that needs to be completed or need volunteers to assist one of your daily programs? No worries, just register your project for Day of Action, relax, and let our hard-working volunteers take care of things.



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