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Day of Caring sends volunteers into city

August 11, 2011 in The Daily Republic

Event kicks off United Way’s $425,000 fundraising campaign.

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Volunteers take action: United Way teaches students to lend a hand

October 14, 2010 in INFORUM

At age 78, living alone with a tricky back, Dorothy Lubka could use a little help around the house. Continue Reading

Volunteers show spirit of caring

August 12, 2010 in The Daily Republic

Jess Kurtenbach of BankWest was among several members of the Mitchell community who took an afternoon off work, rolled up their sleeves and helped United Way agencies Wednesday as part of the Day of Caring.
The event officially kicks off Mitchell United Way’s annual fundraising campaign, with a $450,000 goal set this year.
Kurtenbach, of Dimock, and three other coworkers pulled weeds at Abbott House’s Ernest O. Peters Foster Care Program house at 918 S. Court Merrill. Bushes also were trimmed and eaves were cleared. Continue Reading

Volunteers to lend hand in Day of Caring projects today

August 11, 2010 in The Daily Republic

Dozens of volunteers will hit the streets today to take part in the third annual Day of Caring to help kick off Mitchell United Way’s 2010 campaign.
Sixteen teams and 135 individuals will work on 24 projects at different agencies and individuals’ homes, said Tom Rasmusson, Day of Caring coordinator. He exceeded his goal of lining up more than 20 projects and 130 volunteers.
United Parcel Service will have a team that includes managers from around the Midwest who are in town for a meeting, Mitchell United Way Executive Director Dave Stevens said. Continue Reading