Day of Caring

Join us for Day of Caring in October 2023! This is your chance to take part in one of the largest single days of volunteerism in our community. #DOC30

Day of Caring is a community-wide initiative that connects volunteers and resources with local agencies and schools in need of support. We are recruiting volunteer teams looking to work and nonprofit agencies and schools that need projects done across Escambia and Santa Rosa counties.

Day of Caring is October 20, 2023!

If you are new to our online volunteer platform Get Connect, sign up for one of our Learning Labs to ensure you're ready when you make your team or submit your project!

Since 1993, United Way of West Florida has coordinated 28,026 volunteers to complete 2,572 projects across Escambia and Santa Rosa counties. Each year, we're heartened to see hundreds - sometimes thousands! - of people work together to complete all kinds of projects that provide additional capacity to the organizations and institutions that keep our community strong.

Photo of volunteers

   August 18

Project Leader training

   September 6

Sponsors pick projects

   September 11

Project selection begins for all other volunteer teams

   September 18

T-shirt orders due

   October 11

Meet & Greet

   October 20


Photo of agencies

   August 17

Project Leader training

   August 31

Create projects in Get Connected

   October 11

Meet & Greet

   October 20


Grab some friends or colleagues and roll up your sleeves for this annual day of volunteerism. Sign up your team below to get started.
Team Lead Contact Information

Please have your team and shirt forms completed by September 18 to ensure that your team will have shirts. For any sign-ups after this, shirts are not guaranteed. 

Are you a non-profit, school, or community organization with a project that could use some manpower? Our volunteers are here to help. Submit your project request here!
Project Coordinator Contact Information

Status message

Thank you so much for your interest in Day of Caring. Shirt orders are closed, but we are still looking for volunteers! We would still love to see you at Day of Caring! For questions please reach out to Julia Helton at

Get your company's logo on the Day of Caring shirt by being a sponsor! Please reach out to our development team at for more information. Click here to see all sponsorship opportunities and the benefits of becoming a sponsor.

   2023 Event Sponsors

South State Bank

Gulf Winds

Thank you so much for participating in Day of Caring!

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