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Upcoming Events at United Way of Greater Nashua

 

We have postponed many of our upcoming events in response to COVID – 19 and to promote social distancing during this time. We look forward to the opportunity to reschedule these events in the future.

 

March 19, 2020, 1:00pm – 5:00pm

POSTPONED – Food Packaging Day of Caring, Alvirne High School, Hudson, NH

Volunteers are invited to help package 10,000 meals for distribution to the food pantries serving Greater Nashua. These meals help ensure that no family is ever sent away hungry. Register to volunteer here: http://www.volunteergreaternashua.org/need/detail/?need_id=477410

 

March 25, 2020 5:30pm – 7:30pm

POSTPONED – Volunteer Fair – Nashua Senior Activity Center, Nashua, NH

Are you looking for a way to get involved in the community?
Join us on Wednesday, March 25th at Nashua Senior Activity Center for a Volunteer Fair spotlighting agencies and non-profits in the Greater Nashua area who work with volunteers to make a difference in our community. You’re invited to learn about how to volunteer in our area!

 

March 26 12:30 – 1:30 PM

POSTPONED – Community Partner Tour: Bridges Domestic & Sexual Violence Support Milford

Meet us at Bridges in Milford for this lunch and learn opportunity.  One in every four women that you meet in NH will have experienced domestic or sexual violence in her lifetime.  83% before she turns 25.  These are staggering statistics.  The more we know, the more we can help.  Register Here

 

April 3, 2020, 10:00am – 11:30am

POSTPONED – Coffee and Causes: Affordable Housing Advocacy, Hunt Community, Nashua, NH

The lack of affordable housing in Greater Nashua is a key factor in the rise in the level of homelessness in our city and around the region. Join us on Friday, April 3rd to learn about some of the causes of the housing crisis in our state and how to advocate for solutions. Register HERE. Please contact Sara Ceaser at sceaser@unitedwaynashua.org with questions.

 

April 10, 2020, 1:30pm – 2:30pm

POSTPONED – Community Impact Partner Tour:  The Youth Council

There are no bad kids…just bad choices.  The youth council helps teens and preteens and their families get back on track using healthy decision making, accountabity, empowerment and support.    Register HERE.

 

April 15 3:30 – 4:30 PM

POSTPONED – Community Partner Tour: Boys and Girls Club of Greater Nashua

Meet us at Greater Nashua Boys and Girls Club for a tour.  See for yourself how this national award winning club located in your own back yard is changing lives and inspiring the future.  Register Here

 

April 17 & 18, 2020, 5:00pm – 9:00am

POSTPONED – Youth SleepOut, Anheuser-Busch, Merrimack,. NH

For one night in April, youth from all around Southern NH will come together to learn about the level of poverty that exists for homeless youth in our region. We will learn from local experts as we participate in a unique, experience of sleeping overnight in a cardboard box on the grounds of Anheuser-Busch in Merrimack, NH. Together, we can make a difference preventing and eliminating youth homelessness in our community.Registration info coming soon. Please contact Sara Ceaser at sceaser@unitedwaynashua.org with questions.

 

April 29, 2020 (Rain Date, April 30), 9:00am – 2:00pm

POSTPONED – Community Gardening Day of Caring, Ledge Street School, Nashua, NH

Each year United Way of Greater Nashua works with Grow Nashua to build a community farm, community garden, or some other way for people to grow and gain access to healthy food. Register to volunteer HERE. Please contact Sara Ceaser at sceaser@unitedwaynashua.org with questions.

 

May 16, 2020, 9:00am – 3:00pm

Skydive United, Pepperell Airport, Pepperell, MA

Have you ever wanted to go sky diving? Do you want to help change the face of youth homelessness in our community? We are looking for 25 brave souls, each looking to raise some money, to join us on May 16, 2020 as we jump from 10,000 feet out of a plane! We are also looking for sponsors for this great NEW event. Check out more information HERE! Register to participate here: https://app.mobilecause.com/vf/skydiveunited

 

May 28, 2020, 3:30pm – 6:00pm

POSTPONED Community Baby Shower Day of Caring, Nashua Community College, Nashua NH

Each year, United Way of Greater Nashua works with the community to collect new and gently used items for needy new families in our area. We invite families to join us for parenting education, a community meal, and the opportunity to select items from our “Baby Boutique”. For the 5th year, we are looking forward to helping low income new moms and dads to gain access to information and resources to help insure that they get the best possible start in life. A “Wish List” of items we’d like for the “Baby Boutique” can be found HERE. Register to volunteer HERE. Please contact Sara Ceaser at sceaser@unitedwaynashua.org with questions.  In keeping with CDC and Public Health advisory, we have decided to postpone the community baby shower.  We will be rescheduling hopefully in October, Check back here for updates.

June 25 & 26, 2020, 9:00am – 4:00pm

Over the Edge, Brady Sullivan Building, Manchester, NH

Nonprofits and allies – you are invited to be part of this great community fundraising event. Each year, more than 100 brave souls rappel from the top of the 24 story Brady Sullivan Building to raise money for over 20 different community nonprofits. Ropes volunteers should register HERE and registration support volunteers should register HERE. Please contact Sara Ceaser at sceaser@unitedwaynashua.org with questions. Register to go OVER THE EDGE here: https://app.mobilecause.com/vf/edge2020

 

July 15, 2020, 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Celebration of “U”, Anheuser-Busch, Merrimack, NH

Our annual volunteer and donor recognition event will be held at the Anheuser-Busch Biergarten in July. We are looking forward to an evening of games, awards, and camaraderie. Registration info coming soon. Please contact Sara Ceaser at sceaser@unitedwaynashua.org with questions.

 

September 18 & 19, 2020, 5:00pm – 9:00am

United We Sleep, Nashua Community College, Nashua, NH

For one night in September, we come together with fellow community members in learning about the level of poverty that exists and exploring pathways to success in the greater Nashua community. We will learn from local experts as we participated in a unique, experience of a sleep out in a cardboard box at Nashua Community College. Registration info coming soon. Please contact Sara Ceaser at sceaser@unitedwaynashua.org with questions.

 

November 30, 2020, 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Shoebox Project Day of Caring, SHARE Outreach, Milford, NH

Each year, United Way of Greater Nashua brings together a group of volunteers to create over 400 holiday gift packages of useful items for homebound seniors. Registration info coming soon. Please contact Sara Ceaser at sceaser@unitedwaynashua.org with questions.

 

United Way of Greater Nashua 2019 Past Community Events

United Way of Greater Nashua works to make a difference in the Greater Nashua community through fundraising events and direct action events like our bi-annual Food Packaging Days of Caring and our annual Community Baby Shower. You are invited to be part of our efforts in making a change in our community by volunteering at one or all of these events!

In 2019 we had so many great events…. check them out here:

Blizzard Blast: our first annual winter based obstacle course race through Mine Falls Park — 450 participants gave it their all in this amazing event. Check out some pictures HERE and learn about Blizzard Blast 2020 HERE!

Food Packaging: during two amazing events we packed up over 20,000 meals for distribution to the food pantries serving Greater Nashua. These meals help ensure that no family is ever sent away hungry. Check out pictures from these events HERE!

Community Farming: Each year we try to build a community farm, community garden, or some other way for people to grow and gain access to healthy food. In 2019 we partnered again with Grow Nashua to build a community farm at Dr. Crisp Elementary School. Check out the great pictures HERE!

Community Baby Shower: Our 3rd Annual Community Baby Shower was a huge success. We were able to help over 50 low income new moms and dads to gain access to information and resources to help insure that they get the best possible start in life. Check out some pictures from the event HERE! In 2019, our Community Baby Shower was also profiled by New Hampshire Chronicle on WMUR! Check out the video HERE!

Over the Edge: Our 3rd Annual LIVE UNITED Over the Edge was again held in June at the Brady-Sullivan Tower in Manchester. Over 100 brave souls rapelled from the top of this 24 story tower to raise money for over 20 different community nonprofits. Collectively we raised almost $200,000! Check out the amazing pictures from the event HERE! Also, the event was profiled by WMUR’s New Hampshire Chronicle, which you can see HERE!

Celebration of U: Our annual volunteer and donor recognition event was held at the Anheuser-Busch Biergarten in July. It was a ton of fun and we cannot wait to repeat it in 2020!

United We Sleep: For one night in September, we came together with fellow community members in learning about the level of poverty that exists and exploring pathways to success in the greater Nashua community. We learned from local experts as we participated in a unique, experience of a sleep out in a cardboard box at Nashua Community College. Together, we can make a difference preventing and eliminating homelessness in our community. For pictures from United We Sleep 2019, click HERE!

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