Opportunity for Impact

The power of collective action can make an immeasurable impact. We are asking local businesses and community organizations to assemble teams to show their investment and commitment to Lake and Sumter Counties by volunteering for one of four planned projects during National Volunteer Week.

Sign up now to let us know if you’re bringing a team to serve.

Community Investment Team

Volunteers are needed to join United Way of Lake and Sumter Counties’ Community Investment Team to help the organization make important decisions about partner agencies.

Volunteer with us today!

Help your low-income neighbors and seniors keep their hard-earned money!

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Help your neighbors build better lives.

United Way is working to advance the common good by focusing on education, income, and health. These are the building blocks for a good life—a quality education that leads to a stable job, enough income to support a family through retirement, and good health.

United Way of Lake & Sumter Counties strengthens our community by supporting dozens of programs at many local non-profit agencies that are held accountable to produce results. All funded programs are reviewed annually for effectiveness and efficiency.

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunites

National Volunteer Week

The power of collective action can make an immeasurable impact. We are asking local businesses and community organizations to assemble teams to show their investment and commitment to Lake and Sumter Counties by volunteering for one of four planned projects during National Volunteer Week.

UWLS is planning to coordinate two projects on two days during National Volunteer Week, on April 25 & 27. The exciting details and locations will be announced soon.

Sign up now to let us know if you’re bringing a team to serve. Individual sign-ups are welcome, too. After registration, a UWLS staff member will connect with you to confirm project details, including date, time and location.

Questions about National Volunteer Week should be directed to Juana Delacruz at juana.delacruz@uwls.org or 352-787-7530 ext. 224.

Community Investment Team

Volunteers are needed to join United Way of Lake and Sumter Counties’ Community Investment Team to help the organization make important decisions about partner agencies.

Every two years, UWLS enters the process of identifying community agencies that align with our mission and vision, in which United Way will invest for the following two years.

We need your help determining which agencies will make an impact on the community with the investments we make and for you to make those funding recommendations!

Sign up now for this important, difference-making community service opportunity!

Questions about the Community Investment Team should be directed to Thawanna Hurge at thurge@uwls.org or 352-787-7530 ext. 240.

 

We are always looking for Volunteers for the following Programs…

VITA: Free Tax Preparations

VITA Volunteers are local residents who receive FREE tax preparation training by UWLS and certification by the Internal Revenue Service.

Anyone who would like to serve as a VITA volunteer, please contact Nishika Stafford at 352-787-7530 or  staffordn@uwls.org.

Women United

Women United is a group of women coming together to create hope and change in their communities. Women throughout our community are brought together to improve the lives of women, children and families. In addition to fundraising events each year, our members help lift up our community though donations, advocacy and volunteer work.