Are You Ready for Day to Serve? 6 FAQs Answered

September 10, 2015

Day to Serve is a unique annual initiative that transcends politics and religious differences. It unites people of all faiths, races, cultures, and backgrounds with the shared goal of helping those in need and improving the communities where we live.

Interested in getting your nonprofit involved? We can help get you started! There is still time to plan a Day to Serve!

Are you a Maryland Nonprofits member who has Day to Serve plans? We want to know! We’re looking for Day to Serve stories from our members, please contact Meredith Donaho, Marketing Coordinator, with the details of your event and be featured in an upcoming blog! 

What is Day to Serve?

Day to Serve is a movement that started in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and D.C. to motivate people to get involved in service events each year.

Who can join?

Everyone!  Faith groups, businesses, nonprofit organizations, government, neighbors, friends, and families from every corner of Maryland are invited to come together and help improve our neighborhoods and communities.

That’s great! But when?

Day to Serve is a month long. You can choose a day between September 11th – October 10th. The time length of your Day to Serve is your choice as well, choose to volunteer for a couple hours, a half-day, an entire day, a weekend, or 30 different projects in 30 days, it’s up to you!

What kind of projects can I do?

Projects can include collecting food to help feed the hungry, cleaning up parks and roadways, and more. For ideas, check out an events map of Day to Serve projects taking place around Maryland, and add your event to the map. 

How can I get involved?

To get involved in an event already planned, search for an event in your area using the locator map provided on Day to Serve’s website. Click on available location icons to learn more about a particular event and to contact the event coordinator to join. 

Already have an idea or want to add your event to the list? Create an event here

How else can I help?

Spread the word! Learn how your organization can become a partner of Day to Serve and encourage other Marylanders to join with these resources

Please contact James Kwak if you have any further questions. 

 

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