Everyone wants to play with kids and cuddle puppies. But, as any nonprofit coordinator will tell you, getting volunteers to do the dirty work is hard. The problem is if volunteers won’t lick envelopes or fix appliances, staff members have to take on these tasks, which takes time away from their real jobs, the vital work.
It’s why UNA volunteers as a team every six months to serve one of our nonprofit partners, doing whatever they need. It’s a simple way we make our corporate responsibility commitment more than just writing a check. For our latest volunteer day, we did landscaping for Cornerstones of Care. They’re an incredible nonprofit which helps at-risk children and families overcome and thrive. Keep reading to find out how you can help.