Volunteer in the Community

To find a Volunteer Opportunity for your Local Union using the United Way’s Volunteer Center Online:

  • You will find pages of volunteer opportunities.
  • When you find a volunteer opportunity that you are interested in, click on the “view details” tab to find out more information about the activity.
  • If the volunteer activity is a good fit for your Local Union, then scroll to the bottom of the page, and you can either click on the “Individual” sign-up tab, or the “Team” sign-up tab.
  • Please inform the United Way’s Labor Liaison Greg Larkins of your interest in a particular volunteer activity. Greg has relationships with many of the Non-Profit Agencies in our region and can assist you in organizing your volunteer activity with the Non-Profit agency.
  • He also can coordinate media & elected officials to attend your volunteer activity, so we can promote your Local Unions efforts.

Community Services Programs

JANUARY-APRIL:

Union Team Donate Campaign

Free Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA)

MARCH:

Cesar Chavez Holiday Community March

APRIL:

Community Services Breakfast (Labor/UW)

Earth Day Celebration – Southside Park

MAY:

National Letter Carrier Union Food Drive

JUNE:

AFL-CIO Toilet Paper Drive

JULY:

California State Fair Community Services Booth

AUGUST:

California State Employees Campaign Kick-off Event

SEPTEMBER:

Labor Day Loaves & Fishes Volunteer Program

UW Campaign Day of Caring – Volunteer Projects

OCTOBER:

Golf Tournament – 6th Annual Tom Lawson CS

Holiday Canned Food Drive Kickoff

Operation X-mas Basket Program Kick-off

NOVEMBER:

“Veteran’s & Labor – Partners In Service” Program

DECEMBER:

Holiday Canned Food Drive

Operation X-mas Basket Distribution

Starr King Elementary School X-mas Party


 

Union Team Donate

Join The Sacramento Labor Community In Raising Vital Financial Resources For The AFL-CIO Community Services Programs & the United Way’s Community Impact Fund By Joining The *UNION TEAM DONATE* Campaign!

Travel Toiletry Program

Every Local Union has representatives that travel around the country throughout the year attending conferences and meetings on behalf of their Members & their

Local Union. We encourage our traveling Union Representatives to collect the

“complimentary” toiletry items provided by the hotel, and bring them back to their Local Union, to add to their Unions collection.

On Labor Day, the Sacramento Central Labor Council & Community Services activists hands out these toiletry items to the houseless guests being served lunch at Sacramento Loaves & Fishes! The guests of Loaves & Fishes are overjoyed to receive these free toiletry items, and the opportunity to “freshen up”!

Please encourage your Local Union to set-up a “Travel Toiletry Program” collection bin, and ask your fellow Brothers & Sisters to donate to such a wonderful program that assists so many!

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