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At-Home Activities

We know that you want to make a difference while spending time with friends and family. With how crazy schedules can be, it's not always easy to get everyone together. In 4 simple steps, you and your friends, family, or co-workers can do some fun activities together that benefit your community from your very own home.

  1. Purchase any materials you don't have for your activity of choice
  2. Bring your friends and family together and click the activity below to follow instructions for the activity
  3. Post your projects on your social media networks with #UnitePHX
  4. Schedule a pick up by emailing 
  • Growing Together | Grow seedlings to plant in community gardens across the Valley and help communities grow together!
  • Recipe Cards | Provide a delicious meal for a deserving family by sharing your favorite nutritious recipe.
  • Book-in-a-Bag | Team-up with coworkers, friends and family and create Valley of the Sun United Way’s Books-In-A-Bag.
  • Encouragement Cards | Create cards with positive phrases to show children who receive VSUW weekend meals that a caring adult believes in them.
  • Summer Relief Kits | Put together toiletry kits to bring comfort to someone experiencing homelessness in Maricopa County.
  • Teacher Supply Kits | We know teachers are going the extra mile and willingly paying out of pocket for classroom materials. Let’s give them a hand by donating much-needed school supplies.
  • Garden Kit | Teach sustainability that could last a lifetime by sharing gardening materials with those who are experiencing hunger.
  • Student Activity Kits | Put together kits filled with erasers, pencils, crayons, college-ruled paper and more to keep students' skills sharp during Winter Break.
  • Share The Love | Gather all non-perishable ingredients for one of your favorite recipes and put them in a box with the recipe for a Family Food Box!
  • Make Saving a HOOT! | Show your child how saving can be fun with an owl bank craft!
  • Learn About Budgeting | Use a 3 way budgeting system to teach your kids about finances and giving.
  • Sight Words | You can help children learn to love reading by making it simple!
  • Toilet Paper Tube Animals | Make a treat creature in this craft to bring smiles to local kids with a creative WeekEnd Hunger Backpack extra!
  • Back to School Supply Drive | Help students get prepared for the school year with a few simple supplies.
  • T-Shirt Dog Toys | Upcycle your old t-shirts into a fun toy for furry friends!

Give a purpose to any occasion by throwing a Party With a Purpose for your birthday, holiday celebration, or just for fun get-together. Click here to learn more.

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