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Volunteer Top Picks January 2019

Looking for a way to meet new people while positively impacting the community where you live, work, or play? Check out the January top volunteer picks and get started today.

PROJECT HEAT TELETHON

Keep neighbors warm this winter! Join NEWS CENTER Maine on Thursday, January 17 for their annual NEWS CENTER Maine Project Heat Telethon to raise money for Keep ME Warm, Maine’s statewide emergency heating assistance fund. Volunteers answer calls and process donations in one to three hour shifts. For shift times and more, contact Karen Stephenson, kstephenson@unitedwaygp.org.

HELP KIDS ENJOY WINTER FUN

On Saturday, January 19 from 10am-3pm, WinterKids’ Welcome to Winter Festival brings together hundreds of children and families to enjoy all of the fun that Maine winters have to offer. Activities include snowshoeing, sledding, ice skating, and riding down the hill on inflatable rafts! Volunteer opportunities will include sledding with the kids, handing out coats and cocoa, directing families to parking areas, and teaching the kids how to safely enjoy each winter activity station. Please contact Jessica at jatlee@winterkids.org or (207) 871-5700 ext. 106 for more information.

REVIEW AWARD NOMINATIONS

UWGP seeks volunteers for three UNITED We Thrive Award Review Committees: Give, Advocate, and Volunteer. Beginning in early February, each committee will review nominations for community awards in its area of focus. In addition, volunteers will review nominations for an overall Spirit
Award and make recommendations for both based on specified criteria. Award winners will be recognized at a UNITED We Thrive event on April 23. For more information, email kstephenson@unitedwaygp.org.

Check out our January 2019 Volunteer Engagement Newsletter for more opportunities or search online at http://volunteer.unitedwaygp.org.