Day of Caring 2015

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Join United Way of Coastal Carolina in an opportunity to give back to the community through a day of helping out various nonprofits throughout Carteret, Craven, Jones & Pamlico Counties.  Following a Kick-Off Breakfast at the United Way office, teams will volunteer across the area to complete much needed tasks such as painting, cleaning, landscaping, gardening and general repairs.
2015 Schedule of Events:

7:30am Business Before Hours & Campaign Kickoff

New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce Business Before Hours w/ special guests Governor Bev Perdue and Mayor Chuck Tyson. Join us for breakfast to celebrate our campaign coordinators, volunteers, partner agencies and the community for supporting UWCC all year!
United Way of Coastal Carolina Office: 601 Broad Street, New Bern, NC 28560
9:00am – 3:00pm* Day of Caring 2016
Join UWCC Board Members and staff by volunteering at the Boys & Girls Club of Coastal Carolina - Morehead City. We invite all clubs, agencies, businesses, and schools to join us OR volunteer at one of the service projects listed below. 
AGENCY SERVICE PROJECTS – SEPTEMBER 22, 2015 (9:00am-3:00pm*)
1.    American Red Cross of Eastern North Carolina
Site Name:    American Red Cross of Coastal Carolina
Address:       Craven County
Contact:        Vicki LaBelle @ 910-545-0076 |
Volunteers:  Unlimited
Time:              Saturday, September 26, 2015
Description: Home Fire Preparedness Campaign smoke alarm installation rally.
2.    Boy Scouts of America
Site Name:    Camp Sam Hatcher
Address:       Sam Hatcher Road off Nine Mile Road in Newport, NC
Contact:        Nathan Broce @ 252-670-3071 |
Volunteers:  5-10
Time:              4 hours
Description: Camp Sam Hatcher is in need of repairs; painting, staining, bush removal, repairing steps and barriers.
3.    Boys & Girls Club of Coastal Carolina
Site Name:    Beaufort Boys & Girls Club
Address:       601 Mulberry Street, Beaufort, NC 28516
Contact:        Sedricka Courman @252-504-2465 |
Volunteers:  6
Time:              3 hours
Description: We would like some assistance beautifying the front of our building.  Due to the business of Summer Camp and planning for the fall, the front of the building needs some assistance.  We would love to have volunteers; cut the bushes, pick up debris around the front of the building and in the parking lot, put down mulch, and plant fall flowers.      
4.    Carteret County Domestic Violence
Site Name:    Caroline’s Collectables
Address:       3716 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC 28557
Contact:        Glenda Riggs @ 252-726-2336 | 
Volunteers:  2-4
Time:              4 hours
Description: Assistance at the domestic violence thrift store. Sorting and steaming clothes.
5.    Coastal Women’s Shelter
Site Name:    Coastal Women’s Shelter Safe House
Address:       Confidential
Contact:        Susan Lucas @ 252-638-4509 |
Volunteers:  3
Time:              3 hours
Description: Organize garage storage at safe house.
6.    Coastal Women’s Shelter
Site Name:    Coastal Women’s Shelter Safe House
Address:       Confidential
Contact:        Susan Lucas @ 252-638-4509 |
Volunteers:   2
Time:              6 hours
Description: Paint small bedroom at safe house.
7.    Eastern Pregnancy Information Clinic
Site Name:    Eastern Pregnancy Information Clinic
Address:        2602 Neuse Blvd. New Bern, NC 28562
Contact:         Sandy Quinonez @ 252-638-4673 |
Volunteers:   3-6
Time:              3-5 hours
Description:   Pressure wash building, paint columns, and trim hedges. 
8.    Girl Scouts - North Carolina Coastal Pines
Site Name:    Girl Scouts – North Carolina Coastal Pines
Address:         TBD (This service project may take place at the United Way Office)
Contact:        Amanda Crompton @ 910-385-8309 |
Volunteers:  5
Time:              3 hours
Description: Badge in a Box: volunteers will put together a box of Girl Scout activities for girls to complete and achieve enclosed badge. These boxes are sent to girls who have very limited access to Girl Scouts opportunities and include contact/registration information on joining Girl Scouts. Boxes will be distributed at local homeless shelters to reach a population of girls that do not typically have access to Girl Scouts.           
9.     Mediation Center of Eastern Carolina
Site Name:    Mediation Center of Eastern Carolina
Address:       233 Middle Street, Suite 208, New Bern, NC 28562
Contact:        April Young | Renee Stewart @ 252-633-2538 |
Volunteers:  1-2
Time:              2-4 hours
Description: Carpet cleaning, install picture molding, and build 2-3 shelves.
10.    Promise Place
Site Name:    Promise Place
Address:        1401 Park Avenue, New Bern, NC 28562
Contact:         Joshua Chitalo @252-636-3381 |
Volunteers:   5+
Time:              3 hours
Description:   Distribution of Sexual Assault crisis line contact information. Distribute "make a difference" Sexual Assault awareness posters in bathrooms and waiting areas at various locations in Craven, Jones and Pamlico counties. 
11.    Religious Community Services
Site Name:    Religious Community Services
Address:       919 George Street, New Bern, NC 28562
Contact:        Juliet Rogers @ 252-633-2767 |
Volunteers:   3
Time:              3 hours
Description: Preparing and organizing a coat drive during Fall 2015.   
12.    Reviving Lives Ministries
Site Name:    Reviving Lives Ministries
Address:       919 George Street, New Bern, NC 28562
Contact:        Jeanine Ethridge @ 252-670-2196 |
Volunteers:   4
Time:              3 hours
Description: RLM is in need of supplies for their ladies and men’s houses. Cleaning supplies such as Clorox and Windex, paper-towels, toilet-paper, “HE” laundry detergent. They are also seeking donated laptops for participants to us to search for job openings and to complete job applications. 

*Day of caring will begin on September 22nd and the service projects that can be completed on that day will take place at the site from 9:00am – 3:00pm. Other dates can be arranged and collection of supplies can continue throughout the 2015 campaign, which will wrap up December 15th.