A new year means new resolutions! If you are looking to get more involved in your community, we have 3 ways you can start this month!
There are many volunteer opportunities available throughout the year that you can sign up for. Each month, Valley of the Sun United Way posts a blog highlighting these opportunities with a link to the sign up page. To explore them for yourself, visit vsuw.org/volunteer or check out January’s blog here.
If planning time to get to a volunteer event may be a little difficult for your lifestyle, you can always try out our at-home activities! They are a great way to get the whole family involved and start a conversation on what poverty is with your child, or do as a group of coworkers or friends looking to join the fight to break the cycle of poverty. After these projects are completed by volunteers, they provide supplies and support needed for Project Connect, WeekEnd Hunger Backpacks, and other United Way programs.
With the right affinity group, you can make a larger commitment to activism that is easy and enjoyable! Whether you are looking to join a young-professionals group, network with women advocates, get involved as a student at Arizona State University, or connect with near or post-retirees, there’s a group for everyone. These groups build a bond as they meet regularly for events to join the fight for kids, families, and neighborhoods.