Day of Caring Volunteers Needed

Many hands make light work!  Join us for the 2014 Day of Caring on September 5. 

Register online or click here for a paper registration form.


Schedule: (rain or shine)

8:00-9:00 a.m. Pancake Breakfast provided by the Muskegon Lions Club at Marsh Field, at the corner of Laketon and Peck (click here for a map)

8:30 a.m. Registration begins 

9:00 a.m. Day of Caring projects begin 

noon Free lunch provided by Plumb’s at Marsh Field (McLaughlin Grows) and Hackley Park (Catholic Charities)

3:00 p.m. Complete Day of Caring projects

3:00-4:00 p.m. Project clean-up


Projects and duties will be assigned on the day of the event.



McLaughlin Grows - Old Farm, 328 Iona Ave; New Farm, Laketon & Hoyt

United Way volunteers will assist Community enCompass with moving a portion of their urban farm, McLaughlin Grows, to property adjacent to the Hackley campus of Mercy Health. 

Old Farm site: Volunteers will harvest vegetables, build benches, trim fence rows, trim trees, perform general clean up and winterization. 

New Farm site: Volunteers will be blazing trails for walking, landscaping, erect a hoop house, till and prepare ground, and other duties.


Catholic Charities - 1095 3rd St 

United Way volunteers will be giving the interior of the Catholic Charities building a makeover! 

Painting: There is no shortage of painting projects here!  We will need all hands on deck to help renew the building’s interior and make it inviting for those being served by this vital organization. 

Repairs and Improvements: Minor repairs and improvements to walls, entryways, stairwells, and other areas of the building will help make this building shine.