Day of Caring

United Way Day of Caring, is an opportunity for the Van Wert community to rally together to “Give. Advocate. Volunteer.” by participating in the Salvation Army food drive, American Red Cross blood drive, and volunteer for service projects.   The Day of Caring takes place in September each year.

Day of Caring date set for September 29th, 2017! 

The Salvation  Army food pantry barrel pick up and food sorting will take place at Vantage Career Center located at 818 N. Franklin St. Van Wert, OH 45891 on that Friday. Across the street, the Trinity Friends Church will have the American Red Cross Blood Drive from 8 am to 6 pm. That is located at 605 N Franklin St, Van Wert, OH 45891.

The United Way of Van Wert County invites all to support our community by becoming a sponsor for the event. If you would like more information on volunteering or being paired with an agency call the United Way office at 419-238-6689 or email us at

More information about the Day of Caring Events to come as the day gets closer!

Food Sorting from Day of Caring 2016

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