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Opportunity Details

Day of Action

Day of Action is an annual day of service sponsored by United Way of 1000 Lakes. Drawing more than 100 volunteers of all skillsets together each year, Day of Action is the largest of United Way’s volunteer initiatives.

In collaboration with Day of Action partners Itasca County Habitat for Humanity, Community and Economic Development Associates (CEDA), and the city of Deer River, volunteers will come together on June 21st to complete neighborhood revitalization projects in downtown Deer River. Homes, small businesses, and public spaces such as community parks will serve as project sites. 

8:00 AM Volunteer Check-in and Project Assignment  |  Deer River High School
9:00 AM Morning Session | Report to Project Site
11:30 AM Lunch catered by Forward Health Foundation | Deer River High School Commons
12:00 PM Afternoon Volunteer Check-in and Project Assignment  |  Deer River High School
12:30 PM Afternoon Session | Report to Project Site
3:00 PM Day of Action Concludes

Volunteers of all ages are invited to sign up to volunteer. Youth under age 16 should be accompanied by an adult. 

Projects Might Include:
General Clean-up: disposing of items such as garbage, mattresses, vehicles, old appliances, and electronics
Exterior Care: window washing, painting, installing ramps and grab bars
Minor Repairs: steps, doors, windows, roof, deck
Yard Maintenance: leaf-raking, landscaping, gardening, pruning

Volunteers can sign up for a full- or half-day shift. Lunch and bottled water will be provided, and volunteers will have access to restrooms.

Have any special skills? If you're skilled in carpentry, gardening, landscaping, or something else, let us know by emailing the Opportunity Coordinator. 

Signing up a team? If you're signing up your workplace, community organization, or group of friends, use the "Sign up with a team" option and input the name and email address of each team member.

Day of Action is sponsored by Park State Bank, Forward Health Foundation, and Paul Bunyan Communtications.

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Civic & Community
Families, Low-income communities, People with Health-based Concerns, Visitors & Travelers

Age Minimum (with Adult): 2+, Minimum Age:16+, Court Ordered Volunteer - Allowed

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