United Way Hands on Needs Volunteers

United Way Hands On provides flexible, local hands-on volunteer opportunities for busy people. Last year, over 6,700 volunteers donated over 23,000 hours of hands-on service to the community.

Volunteer opportunities come in many shapes and sizes depending on individual or team preferences. Volunteers can brighten a learning environment with fresh paint, organize a clothes closet, dig in the dirt, visit the elderly, tutor a child, prepare and serve a meal…use your imagination to imagine the opportunities to give back and serve others!

Get ready for summer volunteer events! Click on the link below

https://uwca.givepulse.com/

Despite its setbacks, or perhaps because of them, organized labor has an energy level that AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka says he hasn’t seen before in his 50 years with the movement.

On May 7, while recovering from an illness, Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) International President Larry Hanley died suddenly.  In a brief statement, his family,

Patt Moon-Updike wanted to be a nurse since she was 9 years old.

Culinary worker Brittany Bronson talks not only about the benefits of joining her union, but also about the opportunities being part of a unionized workforce offer women, particularly women who have long careers in the workforce.

Anniversaries can be celebratory or somber. Today we celebrate the 51st anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, and it is the kind of anniversary in which we hail the success of the act, while also acknowledging the deficiencies in our democracy that make the full act necessary.