The Beaver County United Way held their 2022 Day of Caring helping non-profits throughout Beaver County on Wednesday, September 21st. This year, the Day of Caring was able to return to performing a variety of projects that had to be suspended the past two years due to the pandemic.
Almost 100 volunteers from over a dozen local companies assembled, cleaned, painted, gardened, cut, repaired, washed and organized on projects at seventeen local charities. This year members of the Rochester Free Methodist Church Youth Group, along with several retirees also participated.
Each volunteer donated seven hours of labor to complete projects that the charity that lack time, talent or finances to complete on their own.
Executive Director, Mike Rubino says, “We are so grateful to our corporate partners and their employees to give of their valuable time and talent to help our non-profit community. Everyone is struggling to hire and maintain an adequate employee level. So, to share almost 100 employees for a full day is very humbling and appreciated.”
The companies who provided workers were: BASF, Energy Harbor, Huntington Bank, Wesbanco, Lincoln Learning Solutions, Pocket Nurse, West Aircomm FCU, Beaver County Courthouse, Coldwell Bankers Realty, Eaton Corp and The Primary Health Network.
The local non-profits that received assistance were: Beaver County Humane Society, Olde Economy Village, Adoption Connection, B.F. Jones Library, New Brighton Library, Tiger Pause, Habitat for Humanity, The Center – Midland, Beaver County YMCA, Sisters of St. Joseph, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Women’s Center of Beaver County, Baden Library, Communicycle, Camp Baker, Mental health Association, BCRC, Inc. and the United Way of Beaver County.