United Way is calling for 400 volunteers in what is to be their most ambitious effort to date. The volunteers are needed on Saturday, November 19th and the United Way is asking for businesses to provide volunteers for this community effort.
All volunteers are encouraged to donate their time in two hours shifts at their nearest Food City Locations. All volunteers are encouraged to wear their names tags, or business apparel in support of the organization, or community team that is supporting the event. Signage for each organization or volunteer team will be provided at each check out lane in order to better show your organizations support for this very promising event.
All the “Tip” proceeds will benefit the United Way of Sevier County and it’s 27 community partners. Bagging for Tips – Pumping Gas for Tips is a very exciting event that also gives local businesses an opportunity to not only give to the community, but also allows local businesses to show their support for the community in a very unique way.
United Way of Sevier County and its 27 Community Partners serve the needs of our fellow citizens in the following areas: strengthening & supporting families & people in crisis, supporting health & well being, helping children & youth succeed, enriching the lives of seniors, and responding to basic needs & emergencies. To learn more about the United Way of Sevier County and how you can make a difference in your community visit www.uwosc.org or call 430-5727.
United Way is unique in its efforts in that is keeps their efforts local and all of the funds raised in efforts such as Bagging For Tips are used to help your local community that is in need of social services.
If your community group or local business would like to participate and volunteer your efforts to United Way PLEASE call our office at 430-5727 to reserve time slots and locations, or email Andrea Wilson at AWilson@uwosc.org. United Way desperately needs your help to make the most out of this community effort, and are thankful for any efforts given by our community. United Way is also very grateful to Food City for once again being a strong supporter of our United Way.