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Show Your Local Love Day VIRTUAL

May 26

Join United Way Halton & Hamilton on May 26 and make a difference in the community! This special VIRTUAL Show Your Local Love Day is your chance to give back and help local agencies during COVID-19. Volunteers across Halton & Hamilton will participate in a multitude of online projects supporting local, United Way-funded agencies. Whether it’s creating a Zoom tutorial on your favourite hobby to share with isolated seniors or writing a greeting card to accompany meals delivered in community, Show Your Local Love Day is an amazing opportunity to make a meaningful impact in your community!

Registration deadline is May 19. Sign up today! 

How To Sign Up:

  1. Register below for your preferred project.
  2. After registering, you will receive confirmation from UWHH beginning on May 3, along with project details.
  3. If you have any questions, please email Kayla Willet, kwillet@uwhh.ca

Project Details:

Please note: All kits in various projects outlined below will need to be dropped off to UWHH’s Community Donation Warehouse in Burlington at a date TBD pending public health orders. We thank you for your understanding at this time of uncertainty.

 

Acclaim Health

Project: Be a guest speaker to clients/caregivers via Zoom for 30-45 minutes on a topic of general interest – gardening, decorating trends, keeping fit when the gym is closed, etc. (Topic suggestions are welcome!)

Min # of Volunteers: 2

Max # of Volunteers: 4

Time: Flexible 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Details & registration:  Register Here

 

Eva Rothwell Centre

Project: Creative donors can record themselves teaching educational and recreational activities to support Learning @ Home Virtual Programming: Read a book, basic cooking, do a craft, sing a song, play a guitar, prepare a skit, sport training, anything creative that can support children online!

Max # of Volunteers: 10

Time: At your own pace!

Details & registration:  Register Here

 

Oakville Meals on Wheels

Project: Help spread a smile and send a greeting card to those in need.

Unlimited # of Volunteers! 

Time: At your own pace!

Details & registration: Register Here

 

GenNext: Exclusive Virtual Activity for Young Professionals and Volunteers Under the Age of 40

Oakville Meals on Wheels 

Project: Make a greeting card together with your community peers and bring a smile to those in need.

Volunteers: Young professionals and volunteers under the age of 40

Max # of Volunteers: Unlimited!

Time: 5:30 – 6:30pm on May 26th, 2021 (Zoom link to be provided)

Details & registration: Register here

 

Interested in registering a group of 10 or more in a private team building facilitated session? Check out the opportunities below and email us at kwillet@uwhh.ca 

 

UWHH Period Promise

Project: Create menstrual hygiene kits to share with those who need them accessing UWHH-supported programs.

Unlimited # of Volunteers!

Time: At your own pace!

Details & registration:  Register Here

 

UWHH Kids Outdoor Fun Kit

Project: Create an outdoor fun kit for UWHH-supported programs for kids in need.

Unlimited # of Volunteers!

Time: At your own pace!

Details & registration: Register Here

 

UWHH Snack Packs

Project: Create snack packs for UWHH-supported programs for kids in need.

Unlimited # of Volunteers!

Time: At your own pace!

Details & registration: Register Here

 

UWHH Infant Care Kit

Project: Create care kits of essential infant items for UWHH-supported programs for young families in need.

Unlimited # of Volunteers!

Time: At your own pace!

Details & registration: Register Here

 

UWHH Personal Care Kit

Project: Create personal care kits for individuals experiencing or at risk of homelessness accessing UWHH-supported programs.

Unlimited # of Volunteers!

Time: At your own pace!

Details & registration: Register Here

 

*UWHH has received a number of outdoor volunteer opportunities from our agency partners, such as painting and yardwork. We hope to connect agencies with volunteers later this summer when public health restrictions allow. If you are interested in learning more about these opportunities, please contact Kayla Willet kwillet@uwhh.ca

Details

Date:
May 26
Scott GallagherShow Your Local Love Day VIRTUAL
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