Join us July 20-25 for a Virtual Week of Caring!
Although the pandemic has led to the cancellation of many activities and the need for social distancing, you can still show the community you care through our Virtual Week of Caring July 20 - 25.
Details of activities to complete each day of the event are listed below. Please share with others and together, let's make a difference in the community!
Monday, July 20
Thank Essential Workers: Create personalized notes for essential workers such as healthcare workers, sanitation crews, grocery store employees, and more to express your appreciation! Click here to write a note.
Tuesday, July 21
Focus on Mental Health: Check in on your friends and family with a phone call or message. Take part in SharpenMind's mindfulness exercises. Click here to participate.
Wednesday, July 22
Stock Local Pantries: Donate nonperishable food items to a food pantry to help local families in need. Click here to locate a food pantry near you!
Thursday, July 23
Engage with the Community: Complete the 2020 Census and register to vote, if you haven't already. Click here to complete the Census and click here to register to vote. Encourage your friends and family to do the same!
Friday, July 24
Help Local Families: Donate to the COVID-19 Community Recovery Fund to provide rent, mortgage, utility, and childcare assistance for local families in need. Click here to donate securely online or call 864-850-7094 x104 to discuss other methods of contributing.
Saturday, July 25
Share Your Care: Post on social media about how you took part in Week of Caring and help inspire more good deeds in your community! Register as a volunteer here on Get Connected to get updates on new volunteer opportunities all year! Tag United Way of Pickens County (@uwpickens) and use the following hashtags: #uwpccares #liveunited #virtualweekofcaring