DAY OF CARING

Stories from our DAY OF CARING events

Campaign 2020

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Volunteers installing new playground equipment at South Park in May 2019
Photo Credit: Volunteers installing new playground equipment at South Park in May 2019.

TrueScripts volunteers cleaning a vehicle at Four Rivers/DSI.

25th Annual Day of Caring event

United Way of Daviess County unfortunately had to cancel our physical event due to COVID-19 restrictions, but we were still able to distribute Day of Caring t-shirts and encourage businesses and volunteers to partner with various agencies to complete projects - when they felt it was safe to do so. Here are several photos from some recently completed agency projects! Thanks to all of these volunteers!

Here we have Sandra Traylor, a volunteer with RSVP, that spent 12.5 hours cutting out and putting together ornaments for Jubilee Christmas!! Connections puts on Jubilee Christmas every year and with that comes a lot of ornaments that need to be cut out!! Thanks for your support, Sandra! We appreciate you!






GPC and Rescom volunteers removing rubble at the new Habitat for Humanity build site.

                      

TrueScripts volunteers cleaning a vehicle at Four Rivers/DSI.

                           

Heartland OBGYN volunteers helping at Four Rivers/DSI.

  

Robert Barron helping with a Senior and Family Service project at a client's home.

Mark and Sheila Petty complete yard work for another client of Senior and Family Services.


24th Annual Day of Caring event

United Way of Daviess County held their 24th annual Day of Caring on Tuesday May 14th. This created a total value, in labor hours, of $82,188.86, which benefited the people in our community greatly! We had a record year with 649 volunteers, 58 businesses, and over 3,463.5 hours served.

The ladies from our Art and Flower Garden Club had the place decorated with this year’s camping theme. Rosi Kelso was the lucky winner of the door prize United Way sponsored. It included camping chairs, thermos, cooler, Walmart gift card, and more!

Senior and Family Servicesand RSVP volunteers served breakfast and lunch which was provided by Knepp’s Restaurant and Yolanda’s. It was a beautiful day; most work completed was outdoors and finished by the end of the day.

Ben Miller, director for Camp Illiana, provided lunch for all the youth volunteers serving out at the camp. Ben also, generously helped finance the breakfast for the morning of the event and served lunch for everyone at his camp. Thank you, Ben!

Casa Sevilla provided lunch to our volunteer crews in and around Odon. Thank you, Casa Sevilla!

Our appreciation does not only go out to all our volunteers, but we are thankful for our sponsors:

DOC 2019 Sponsors

$500 Sponsors

Grain Processing Plant

Camp Illiana

NASCO Industries

Odon Locker Casa Sevilla

 

Other Sponsors

Business Alliance of Odon

Terri Kelso Insurance 

Parkview Christian Care

True Scripts

Dr. Lana Helms  

Daviess Co. Economic Development 

Dutch Pantry

JayC Food Store

Wal-Mart

CVS

Washington Flower & Garden Club

Daviess County Medical Clinic- Odon

Chuckles of Odon

Graber Post

It is wonderful to see the 24th Day of Caring pull our community together and participate in the biggest service day in Daviess County! Events like this make Daviess County a great place to call HOME!




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