There is no better way to feel the impact of your efforts than to volunteer right where needs are being served daily. Hands On Charlotte, a program of United Way of Central Carolinas, offers flexible volunteer opportunities for companies, individuals, and families, connecting them with service projects that have meaningful impact in and around the Charlotte area.

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These events are in need of more volunteers, check them out!

Wednesday, August 16

Volunteer Leader Training

Thursday, August 17

Harvest Prep Team

 

Latest News

Two New Reasons to Volunteer

By Hands On Charlotte. Fri, 07 Jul 2017

When most people think about volunteering, they think about how it helps improve lives in the community. However, two new research studies underscore the critical role volunteering plays in improving lives…of the volunteers themselves. A recent study from the University … Continue reading

Volunteering for Work Experience

By Hands On Charlotte. Wed, 14 Jun 2017

In the world of online webinars and how-to videos, there are many ways to learn new skills and perfect existing ones. The real trick is applying each skill in outlets that show value to future employers. Skills-based volunteering allows an … Continue reading

Finding Reward in Getting Uncomfortable

By Hands On Charlotte. Tue, 16 May 2017

by Gray Davis, a Hands On Charlotte volunteer In 2010, I was “retired” by the Great Recession when my building industry job disappeared. It’s hard to do nothing and feel good about yourself, so I began volunteering with Second Harvest … Continue reading

Help us shape future projects!

By Hands On Charlotte. Wed, 03 May 2017

There is no better way to create change than to volunteer right where needs are being served daily. Hands On Charlotte, the volunteer arm of United Way of Central Carolinas, provides group and individual volunteer opportunities across our five-county region. … Continue reading

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