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Volunteers needed for Puget Sound Day of Caring


Last updated 9/20/2016 at Noon

On Friday, Sept. 23, United Ways of King, Pierce and Snohomish Counties are teaming up to create one, big Puget Sound Day of Caring.

Registration is now open. Day of Caring is one of the largest volunteer events in Snohomish County.

Volunteers are needed for over 40 projects throughout Snohomish County; specifically in Everett, Lynnwood, Marysville, Monroe, Stanwood, Sultan and Woodinville.

Project information can be found on United Way’s website at Some projects also will be available Saturday, Sept. 24, for those who can’t make it out on the big day.

• East County Senior Center needs volunteers to help spruce up the center by organizing storage units, weeding and sweeping up walkways.

• EarthCorps needs help making Horizon’s Elementary’s outdoor classroom a better place.

• Pinewood Elementary’s PTSA needs volunteers to help clean up their schoolyard for the new school year.

• Farmer Frog needs volunteers to help build a year-round food production hoop house,

• Full Life is putting on a county fair. Volunteers are needed to host activities, such as booth games, prizes, athletics, face painting, art, trivia and lunch.

For more information, call Jessica Gaitan 425.374.5530 or email

The hashtag for this year’s event is #UWSCDoC.

United Way is committed to breaking the cycle of poverty in Snohomish County. United Way works with partners to improve education outcomes, reduce the number of struggling households and to ensure basic needs are met.

To find out more about United Way of Snohomish County, including how to give or volunteer, and how United Way serves our community, visit their website at


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