United Way's 29th Day of Caring back at full force in city, Central Mass. as pandemic wanes

WORCESTER — The United Way of Central Massachusetts celebrated a massive turnout Friday for its 29th annual Day of Caring, with more than 900 volun...

September 17, 2022
12:26 AM

WORCESTER — The United Way of Central Massachusetts celebrated a massive turnout Friday for its 29th annual Day of Caring, with more than 900 volunteers working on 64 various projects across the region.'These really are the numbers we used to see for Day of Caring before the pandemic,' said Emily McCann, vice president of community engagement at United Way of Central Massachusetts. This year, United Way provided volunteers for all 33 agencies that submitted projects, she said. McCann credited the outpouring of support demonstrated by local employers, schools and other community groups eager to get back to in-person service as the pandemic wanes.

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