Volunteerism in 2023

Kandice RileyCommunity Engagement

What is the value of volunteerism? Volunteers are essential for sustaining the mission of many local nonprofits. The current estimated national value of each volunteer hour is $29.95. When we choose to give our time and talents to local agencies, we’re directly investing in the … Read More

Union Bell Ringing Day 2022

Kandice RileyAFL-CIO, Community Engagement, Volunteer

Union Bell Ringing Day for the Salvation Army is a long-standing tradition. For more than 25 years, members of numerous unions have become volunteer bell ringers. As a result, more money is raised for our local community’s children and families. The tradition takes place every year … Read More

United Way and AFL-CIO: A Lasting Partnership

Kandice RileyAFL-CIO, Community Engagement

Post-war collaboration continues to serve local labor community The history began on August 17, 1942. Sparked by the growing number of war relief fundraising drives, an agreement was made between the AFL-CIO and Community Chests and Councils, Inc., now known as United Way Worldwide. Organized … Read More