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Q&A With UWGP President

Liz Cotter Schlax sat down for a little Q&A. Read more about what she has been doing during her first four months and hear a few thoughts about the year ahead.


Volunteer Top Picks

Volunteer Top Pick of the Month

Looking for a way to meet new people while positively impacting the community you live, grow, and work in? Check out this month’s top volunteer picks and get started today.



Volunteer Spotlight: Michael L. Rayder, Jr., TD Charitable Foundation

I think volunteering is important, both personally, but also for my staff. We had been involved in United Way’s annual Day of Caring for many years, but this year, we started to participate on a quarterly basis. We’ve been volunteering at Wayside Food Programs the last couple of times preparing meals and working at their mobile food pantry site. Chopping veggies or stirring soup isn’t monotonous when you’re chopping and stirring to feed hundreds of people. As an added bonus, you can learn new and tasty recipes! One of my staff members makes the sausage kale soup from one of our projects on a regular basis! Her family loves it!