The 2020 Day of Caring Blood Drive will be held at Trinity Friends Family Living Center from 12 Noon – 6pm. Call 1.800. RED CROSS (1.800.733.27677) to schedule your appointment.
Plans are still being finalized for the Day of Caring Food Drive at a later date. Updates will be posted here and on the United Way Facebook page.
The 2019 Day of Caring was held on Friday, September 27th. The Food Drive was held at Vantage Career Center and the goal was 45,000 items… Thanks to YOUR generosity, 49,933 non-perishable food items were collected! Thanks to all those who donated food and to all the volunteers – students, community and business people – for all the hard work! Food barrels were placed at many industries and businesses throughout town for the month of September. All the donated food was disbursed between the Salvation Army, Trinity Friends Church, and the Van Wert Cooperative Ministries Food Pantry.
The annual Blood Drive was held at Trinity Friends Church on the Day of Caring, with a goal of 185 units of blood. 198 people presented to donate blood. 176 units of blood were collected. 20 people gave double reds. 3 lives are saved by one unit of blood. 528 lives saved. THANK YOU ❤