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Days of Caring

Days of Caring are designed to help community members take an active role in a hands-on project that makes an important difference.  Throughout the Year United Way Organized community service projects.

 

2021 Days of Caring Events

 

Food Packing Day — April 7, 2021
April 7th, 12-6 pm
Adult Learning Center Gym – 4 Lake St, Nashua, NH 03060

Help us as we package 15,000 meals for the food pantries of Greater Nashua. Donations tend to decline after the holiday season and with Covid19 many families who rely on school lunch programs need to find alternatives, this event produces food for emergency reserves during the difficult spring and summer months. The food produced is developed to be highly nutritious but still very appealing to children. The Cinnamon Apple Oatmeal, Macaroni & Cheese, and Minestrone Soup are made to make a big difference in ending hunger, and don’t they sound great?!

Check out some pictures from last year’s event HERE!

 

Community Farming Day — May 11 & 12 2021 (May 13/14 Rain Dates)

Building food access in the community with an emphasis on creating sustainable farming and gardening spaces. Annually, we partner with Grow Nashua to increase food growing capacity. Last year we built a new food space at Dr. Crisp Elementary School. Check out some photos from the event HERE!

 

Community Baby Shower – July 14, 2021

An annual event to bring resources and critical information to low income new and expecting moms and dads in our community. Held at the United Way Office. Check out our 2019 Community Baby Shower on New Hampshire Chronicle HERE!

 

The Sleep Out — United We Sleep – September 17 & 18 2021

An experiential event bringing the community together to discuss and become more aware about the issues of extreme poverty and homelessness. Participants learn from community experts and then sleep overnight in front of the Nashua Community College. See pictures from last years UWS HERE!

 

The Shoe Box Project for Seniors November 2021 (Date TBD)

Our annual shoebox project is a community collection to put together important resources for seniors. Each year we have a different theme and create care packages which are distributed through our partners, Meals on Wheels, The Caregivers, and Gateways Community Services. This year’s theme is “warm and cozy,” focusing on items which keep our seniors warm through the winter months. Check out this year’s wish list and get involved with the project:

We can help you customize a day of caring experience for your social organization or workplace.  Let us know your interests and passions and we can connect you with community efforts where you can put your passion to work for the common good.

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