24th Annual Make a Difference Day begins October 17 in Larimer County!

Oct 4, 2022 | Member News

United Way of Larimer County will celebrate the 24th annual Make a Difference Day from October 17 through October 23.

The 2022 festivities will kick off with a week-long celebration of volunteerism in Larimer County beginning October 17. United way invites the public to participate in this community-wide day of service, which United Way recognizes annually in October. According to the Independent Sector 2022 report, the current value of a volunteer hour is $29.95. At this rate, United Way of Larimer County’s Make a Difference Day projects are estimated to generate over $41,000 in value for our community, provided all volunteer spots fill up.

“Make a Difference Day has supported Larimer County through volunteerism with local nonprofits and

municipal partners for over 24 years. At United Way of Larimer County, we engage with community members

and corporate partners, encouraging everyone to give their time and talent,” said Kylie Hibshman, Director of

Community Engagement at United Way of Larimer County.

Interested in participating in Make a Difference Day?

Create a free account on NoCoVolunteers.org, United Way of Larimer County’s online volunteer resource center. Currently, there are over 2,000 active volunteers at NoCoVolunteers.org, which operates year-round—coupled with hundreds of virtual and in-person volunteer opportunities from more than 50 local nonprofit agencies. Additionally, users can customize their profiles to select their areas of interest and engage with the most important causes.

Since 1992, Make a Difference Day has mobilized thousands of volunteers to come together with a single

purpose: to improve the lives of others by volunteering in our community. Join United Way and thousands of

other volunteers working to strengthen our community on Make a Difference Day. Visit Here to

view a regularly updated list of volunteer opportunities and sign up to participate today!

To learn more about United Way of Larimer County and how you can get involved with your community, click Here