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Show Your Local Love Day

November 6

Join United Way Halton & Hamilton on November 6 and make a difference in the community! Show Your Local Love Day is your chance to give back and help local agencies tackle some much needed projects. Workplace volunteers across Halton & Hamilton will participate in a multitude of projects supporting local, United Way-funded agencies. Whether it’s cleaning up garden beds or playing bingo with seniors, Show Your Local Love Day is an amazing opportunity to make a meaningful impact and SHOW YOUR LOCAL LOVE in your community.

How To Sign Up:

  1. ONLY the team leader is required to register online for your preferred project. Registration is first come first serve, so don’t delay – sign up today! Registration Deadline: Oct 31st, 2019
  2. After registering, the team leader will receive follow up communications from United Way. You will be required to submit the names and contact information for every member of your team.
  3. Leading up to the day, you will receive a confirmation sheet outlining all of the details for your project and an e-introduction to your United Way Project Rep.
  4. On Nov 6th, your United Way Project Rep will meet you at your project location with your team kit. The kit will include all the necessary information and materials that you will need for the day.
  5. PLEASE NOTE THE MIN # OF VOLUNTEERS: Team leaders are responsible for fulfilling the minimum number of volunteers for the project they have selected. In the event you have signed up for a project, but aren’t able to secure the min # of people, please notify Kayla Willet, kwillet@uwhh.ca by Oct 30th

Project Details:

Eva Rothwell Centre: Hamilton

Project: Fall garden clean-up or clothing donation sort

Min # of Volunteers:  5

Max # of Volunteers:  8

Time: 3 hours; morning or afternoon available.

Details & registration: FULL

 

Forestview Church / Next Door Kitchen: Burlington

Project: Serve community lunch

Min # of Volunteers:  2

Max # of Volunteers:  4

Time: 11:45 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Details & registration: FULL

 

Hope Place Centres: Halton Hills

Project: Tidying gardens & minor repairs

Min # of Volunteers:  10

Max # of Volunteers:  20

Time: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Details & registration: FULL

 

 St. Matthew’s House: Hamilton  

Project: Seniors event – decorating, serving lunch, facilitating games

Min # of Volunteers:  3

Max # of Volunteers:  5

Time: 9:30 a.m. – 1: 30 p.m.

Details & registration: Register Here.

 

Living Rock: Hamilton

Multiple projects: Organizing youth incentives program, organizing donations, painting

Min # of Volunteers:  8

Max # of Volunteers:  10

Time: 9:30 a.m.  – 12:30 p.m.

Details & registration: FULL

 

Milton Community Resource Centre: Milton

Project: Sorting donations for the MCRC’s Infant Food Bank, and prepping materials for the holiday Fill-A-Crib campaign.

Min # of Volunteers:  8

Max # of Volunteers:  12

Time: 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Details & registration: FULL

 

Milton Community Resource Centre: Milton

Project: Painting rocks using acrylic paint to be included in the interest bins that Educators/members of THRC’s professional resource library can borrow as curriculum.

Min # of Volunteers:  8

Max # of Volunteers:  10

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Details & registration: FULL

 

Oakville Meals on Wheels: Oakville 

Project: Deliver meals to seniors and people in the community with disabilities.

Min # of Volunteers:  2

Max # of Volunteers:  8

Time: 11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Details & registration: FULL

 

ROCK – Reach Out Centre for Kids: Burlington

Project: Bedding Drive – Collect bedding items at the workplace leading up to Local Love Day. On Nov. 6, employees will help to distribute the collected items to community members attending a ROCK program.

Volunteers needed: Entire organization can participate in the drive effort, 5-10 volunteers needed for distribution

Min # of Volunteers:  5

Max # of Volunteers:  10

Time: 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Details & registration: FULL

 

Acclaim Health: Burlington

Project: Painting entrance way and lounge at the Adult Day Centre Program location.  

Min # of Volunteers:  2

Max # of Volunteers:  3

Time: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Details & registration:FULL

 

Acclaim Health: Oakville

Project: Participate in a focus group to help Acclaim Health ensure client care plans are easily understood by family members. Volunteers will look at a care plan template and a survey to assess language, health care terms, and ease of use.    

Min # of Volunteers:  3

Max # of Volunteers:  10

Time: 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Details & registration: FULL

 

Halton Food for Thought: Abbey Lane P.S.: Oakville

Project: Volunteers will be preparing and serving healthy food to students in Halton Food for Thought partner schools. Volunteers will also assist with set up and clean up.

Min # of Volunteers:  4

Max # of Volunteers:  8

Time: 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Details & registration: FULL

 

Halton Food for Thought: Aldershot School: Burlington

Project: Volunteers will be preparing and serving healthy food to students in Halton Food for Thought partner schools. Volunteers will also assist with set up and clean up.

Min # of Volunteers:  2

Max # of Volunteers:  4

Time: 7:00 a.m. – 8:50 a.m.

Details & registration: Register here.

 

Halton Food for Thought: Ethel Gardiner P.S.: Georgetown

Project: Volunteers will be preparing and serving healthy food to students in Halton Food for Thought partner schools. Volunteers will also assist with set up and clean up.

Min # of Volunteers:  2  

Max # of Volunteers: 2

Time: 8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

Details & registration:  Register here.

Halton Food for Thought: Georgetown District High School: Georgetown

Project: Volunteers will be preparing and serving healthy food to students in Halton Food for Thought partner schools. Volunteers will also assist with set up and clean up.

Min # of Volunteers:  2  

Max # of Volunteers: 2

Time: 7:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.

Details & registration:  Register here.

 

Halton Food for Thought: Holy Cross C.E.S.: Georgetown

Project: Volunteers will be preparing and serving healthy food to students in Halton Food for Thought partner schools. Volunteers will also assist with set up and clean up.

Min # of Volunteers:  2  

Max # of Volunteers: 4

Time: 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Details & registration: Register here.

 

Halton Food for Thought: Holy Rosary C.E.S.: Burlington

Project: Volunteers will be preparing and serving healthy food to students in Halton Food for Thought partner schools. Volunteers will also assist with set up and clean up.

Min # of Volunteers:  2  

Max # of Volunteers: 4

Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Details & registration: FULL

 

Halton Food for Thought: Oakwood P.S.: Oakville

Project: Volunteers will be preparing and serving healthy food to students in Halton Food for Thought partner schools. Volunteers will also assist with set up and clean up.

Min # of Volunteers:  2

Max # of Volunteers:  4

Time: 7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Details & registration: FULL

 

Halton Food for Thought: St. Andrew’s C.E.S.: Oakville

Project: Volunteers will be preparing and serving healthy food to students in Halton Food for Thought partner schools. Volunteers will also assist with set up and clean up.

Min # of Volunteers:  2

Max # of Volunteers:  4

Time: 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Details & registration: FULL

 

Halton Food for Thought: St. Francis of Assisi C.E.S.: Georgetown

Project: Volunteers will be preparing and serving healthy food to students in Halton Food for Thought partner schools. Volunteers will also assist with set up and clean up.

Min # of Volunteers:  2

Max # of Volunteers:  3

Time: 10:30 a.m. –12:30 p.m.

Details & registration: FULL

 

Halton Food for Thought: St. Thomas Aquinas C.S.S.: Oakville

Project: Volunteers will be preparing and serving healthy food to students in Halton Food for Thought partner schools. Volunteers will also assist with set up and clean up.

Min # of Volunteers:  2

Max # of Volunteers:  4

Time: 7:30 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.

Details & registration: Register here.

 

Halton Food for Thought: Tecumseh P.S.: Burlington

Project: Volunteers will be preparing and serving healthy food to students in Halton Food for Thought partner schools. Volunteers will also assist with set up and clean up.

Min # of Volunteers:  2

Max # of Volunteers:  3

Time: 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Details & registration: : Register here.

 

Halton Food for Thought: Tom Thompson P.S.: Burlington

Project: Volunteers will be preparing and serving healthy food to students in Halton Food for Thought partner schools. Volunteers will also assist with set up and clean up.

Min # of Volunteers:  2

Max # of Volunteers:  4

Time: 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Details & registration: Register here.

 

S.E.N.A.C.A.: Oakville

Project: Volunteers will put up the Christmas tree and decorate it, and if time allows, play bingo with clients.

Min # of Volunteers:  4

Max # of Volunteers:  6

Time: 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Details & registration:FULL

 

S.E.N.A.C.A.: Oakville

Project: Volunteers will play bingo with clients and, weather permitting, help with light gardening outside.

Min # of Volunteers:  3

Max # of Volunteers:  4

Time: 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Details & registration: Register here.

 

YMCA: Hamilton

Project: Volunteers will be cleaning the bleachers in the gymnasium.

Min # of Volunteers:  4

Max # of Volunteers:  6

Time: 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Details & registration: Register here.

 

STRIDE: Milton

Project: Volunteers will help design a new promotional banner for the organization. (Marketing design experience requested.)

Min # of Volunteers:  2

Max # of Volunteers:  3

Time: 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Details & registration: FULL

Details

Date:
November 6
Scott GallagherShow Your Local Love Day
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