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United Way HandsOn Savannah

Who We Are

United Way HandsOn Savannah (UW-HOS) provides individuals, families, companies, and community groups with flexible volunteer opportunities at more than 150 service organizations and schools in our four county area. United Way HandsOn volunteers are at work every day of the year creating a sense of community and meeting critical needs in schools, parks, senior homes, food banks, pet shelters, low-income neighborhoods, and man more. United Way HandsOn Savannah is a direct service of the United Way of the Coastal Empire, Inc. and an affiliate the HandsOn Network in partnership with the Points of Light Institute.

When you volunteer with United Way HandsOn Savannah, you join people from all backgrounds and experiences.  You get a chance to explore issues that shape our community and develop your leadership and job skills.  Get connected and have fun while making an impact in our community.

We invite you to learn more about us by exploring our website or contacting us to find out how you, your business, or your non-profit organization can become more involved with United Way HandsOn Savannah

What We Do

Our Mission:

United Way Hands On Savannah, a direct service of United Way of the Coastal Empire, shares a mission to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities. 

 

United Way Hands On Savannah strives to reach this mission by connecting individuals, families, corporate, and community groups to results-driven service opportunities; mobilizing community volunteers around National and International days of service and recognition; and promoting professionalism in Volunteer Administration by providing free training, consultation, and development opportunities for nonprofit professionals responsible for managing volunteers.

HandsOn Savannah shares United Way of the Coastal Empire’s Core Values which illustrates how I CARE:


· Integrity, Inclusiveness and Diversity
· Catalyst for Change
· Accountable Stewardship
· Responsive to Human Service Needs
· Encouraging Collaborative Relationships

Our Goals:

  • To promote and expand short term-projects and long-term volunteering opportunities in our community
  • To provide a central resource center for information and referrals to volunteering opportunities
  • To identify critical community needs through meaningful volunteering service projects and to mobilize volunteers in response to those needs

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