Trident United Way's Days of Caring starts this Wednesday!

21st annual event expanded to three days, giving more flexibility for all

 

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC – The Tri-County’s single-largest community service event starts this Wednesday and runs through Friday! Trident United Way’s most popular volunteer days of service is expanding from one to three days, now becoming Days of Caring.

Since 2000, Tens of thousands of corporate and individual volunteers have come together to work on thousands of projects across the Tri-County. From painting homes to planting flowers and cleaning, the event aims to rally support to help people and organizations who could use some extra hands.

For media planning purposes, the events below have the best visuals with the largest amount of volunteers. If possible, please email bderoy@tuw.org for a heads up if you’re coming to an event.

We can also supply video, sound and pictures from one of the events this coming Thursday.

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Wednesday

9:00 a.m. to noon – SC Federal Credit Union employees beautifying the campus of East Cooper Community Outreach, 1145 6 Mile Rd., Mt. Pleasant

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. – The Post and Courier will be painting the outside of The Navigation Center, 529 Meeting St., Charleston

9:00 a.m. to noon – Volunteers from Elliott Davis and Humana Health Connections in SC will be gardening, cleaning and painting at the Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry, 25 Ann St., Charleston

10:00 a.m. to 11:05 a.m. – Charleston County Government’s Public Safety Department conducting a drive through career fair at DuBose Middle School, 1005 Dubose School Rd., Summerville

Thursday

8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. – Volunteers from BoomTown, Kiawah Island Golf Resort and MUSC will be painting at the Charles Webb Children’s Center, 1611 Evergreen St., Charleston

8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Liollio Architecture will be assisting on a home build with Charleston Habitat for Humanity at 26 Reid St., Charleston

Friday

8:00 a.m. to noon – Volunteers from HudsonMann and the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center will be gardening with The Green Heart Project at Mitchell Elementary School, 2 Perry St., Charleston

8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. – Volunteers from Dee Norton Children’s Center and MUSC will be packing diapers for Bundles of Joy Diaper Bank at 3947 Whipper Barony Ln., North Charleston

9:00 a.m.- to 4:00 p.m. – Ingevity volunteers will be working on the Old Chicora School project with Metanoia at 1912 Success St., North Charleston

2021 Days of Caring by the numbers:

  • 173 projects
  • 84 agencies/schools
  • More than 3,000 volunteers and participants (agency, staff, etc.)

 

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Volunteers from Avocet Hospitality working on a home near Summerville

For downloadable pictures from Day of Caring 2020, click here or visit our Facebook photo album.

 

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About Trident United Way - Celebrating more than 77 years of service, Trident United Way is a catalyst for measurable community transformation in education, financial stability and health. According to the Chronicle of Philanthropy, United Way is America’s favorite charity. Learn more at tuw.org.