Dirty Hands & Big Hearts Day of Action
is May 17, 2018
Imagine ending your workday feeling content and confident that you made a difference in your community, improved others’ lives, and had a great time doing it. This Day of Action offers you and your organization a fun, meaningful way to connect and improve the community in one fabulous day.
What is Dirty Hands & Big Hearts Day of Action?
This Day of Action is an annual day of service sponsored by United Way of Greater Portland. More than 1,000 volunteers from local businesses and schools will spend the day enhancing our thriving community at 75+ projects with local nonprofits and schools. Projects include painting, trail clearing, gardening, cleaning, organizing, reading with children, and more. Greater Portland literally sparkles at the end of the day!
Why Get Involved?
In addition to helping to improve our community, volunteering can be a great team building opportunity for staff. You’ll have an opportunity to learn about community needs and about the work of a specific agency or school.
When is the 2018 Dirty Hands & Big Hearts Day of Action?
Dirty Hands & Big Hearts Day of Action is the third Thursday in May. This year’s event will be held on Thursday, May 17, 2018. Stay tuned for more information!
Where does this Day of Action take place?
Dirty Hands & Big Hearts Day of Action projects are held at agencies, schools, and municipal sites throughout the Greater Portland area! Volunteers head out to their assigned projects by 9:00 a.m. for a day of fun and hard work!
Can't Make Dirty Hands & Big Hearts Day of Action 2018?
If your company is not able to provide volunteers, there are lots of other ways to get involved. Host a book drive, make an in-kind donation such as plants, snack items, gift certificates for supplies, raffle items, tools, paint, etc. For more information, contact Karen Stephenson at: email@example.com.
Join us for Dirty Hands & Big Hearts Day of Action 2018!
Pre-registration has opened. Please fill out this quick survey by March 16 to let us know you plan to participate. This helps ensure we have enough projects and that you will be invited to officially register a team.
Note: Filling out the pre-registration survey does not officially register your team or guarantee slots.
Official team registration begins in mid-April. Pre-registered contacts will be notified via email when the site is open.
Please contact Karen Stephenson, firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
To order t-shirts, please click here and choose the white LIVE UNITED t-shirts. We encourage you to check inventory and place your order by Monday, May 1 to ensure time for delivery.
To add your logo to the back of the t-shirt, contact 1-800-793-9837 or email@example.com to place a special order.
When you register your company on the United Way Store site, you’ll need to choose Company Supporting a United Way Campaign (Corporate Partner) and then you’ll have two payment options: Sign me up for Invoice My Corporate Partner Account (requires approval) OR Sign me up for Corporate Partner Credit Card – TAX EXEMPT (requires approval). We recommend choosing the latter.
For assistance, call 1-800-813-9564.
2018 Project Registration is open! Please follow the instructions in the Agency Project Registration Guide below.