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Spreading Holiday Cheer: United Way of the Midlands Holiday Helpers Volunteer Program

The holiday season is a time for giving, sharing, and spreading joy to those in need. In the spirit of community and generosity, the United Way of the Midlands is proud to present the Holiday Helpers Volunteer Program, offering various opportunities for individuals to make a meaningful impact from now through December 31, 2023. This initiative not only provides a chance for volunteers to contribute their time but also invites participation through collection drives and wish list purchases, all aimed at bringing warmth and joy to Pottawattamie County in Iowa, as well as Douglas and Sarpy Counties in Nebraska.

Volunteer Opportunities:

The heart of the Holiday Helpers program lies in the diverse array of volunteer opportunities available. Whether you have a few hours to spare or want to dedicate more time to a worthy cause, there's a role for everyone. From “adopt a family Christmas gift distribution” to providing meals for homeless youth, volunteers can engage in activities that resonate with their interests and skills. The program is designed to foster a sense of community and connection while making a positive impact on the lives of others during the holiday season. Check out the open opportunities by visiting the United Way of the Midlands website!

Other Ways to Give Back:

For those who want to go beyond volunteering their time, the Holiday Helpers program encourages participating in collection drives and purchasing from the non-profit wish lists. Whether it's warm winter clothing, diapers, or hygiene items, every contribution counts. Visit the United Way of the Midlands website for a full list of active wish lists and collection drives!

As the holiday season approaches, the United Way of the Midlands Holiday Helpers Volunteer Program stands as a beacon of hope and goodwill. By offering various avenues for participation, from volunteering time to hosting collection drives and fulfilling wish list items, this initiative provides a unique opportunity for individuals to make a positive impact in Pottawattamie County, Iowa, and Douglas and Sarpy Counties, Nebraska. Together, let us embrace the true spirit of the holidays by spreading joy, warmth, and a sense of community to those who need it most.

To learn more about the important work done by the United Way of the Midlands, please visit their website! 

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