National Day of Action

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United Way’s National Day of Action on June 21 mobilizes volunteers on the same day, across the nation and in a highly visible way, to inspire people to channel their passion into lifelong action. It is an opportunity for local United Ways to build on their strategies to improve their communities. Volunteerism is a key component of United Way of the River Cities’ work, and for the past few years, National Day of Action has been at the center of the volunteerism piece. Whether it is Stuffing the Bus with food items for school systems, summer food programs or constructing a Born Learning Trail, everyone can get involved. Volunteer your time to make a difference in your community. Visit for an opportunity near you.

2015 National Day of Action Activities

Books change a child’s world. Help prevent summer learning loss in households right here in our community. Donate children’s books or volunteer your time. You will build a child’s reading foundation and support United Way of the River Cities’ EDUCATION work. The book drive will be from June 2 to June 18.

Give the gift of learning! Donate used or gently used children’s books, for ages 0 to preteen, at any of the collection locations.

Click on the fliers below to see information for each county and to see how you could volunteer at a sorting/distribution event.

Cabell County

Cabell County

Wayne County


Lawrence County


Lincoln County


To learn how you can get involved and to sign up for volunteer opportunities, visit or call 304.523.8929, ext. 107.

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