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Holiday Volunteer Guide 

Go from ordinary to extraordinary by helping those in need this holiday season. Giving your time has never been easier.  Check out our online Holiday Volunteer Guide featured below choice from Do-It-Yourself projects to opportunities at different nonprofits. 

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Haven Dinners - St. Joseph, MO

Great group activity! Cook and serve meals to the men of St. Joseph's Haven. Needed every evening.

Saint Joseph, MO

Through 12/31/20

Repacking and Sorting Donated Food

This is a summary of general tasks. These will vary based on the needs of the foodbank. Sorting and repacking donated food Checking food for expiration dates Assisting with cleaning Taping and/or breaking down cardboard boxes Must be at least 16 years old to volunteer independently. Children ages 3 and up are accepted when volunteering with a parent or guardian. Groups are welcome. Will be standing most of the time. May be asked to lift and/or move boxes of food weighing up to 50 lbs. Commitment to the mission of the St. Louis Area Foodbank. Each shift is 3 hours. We do NOT accept court-ordered community service.

Bridgeton, MO

Through 12/31/21


Holiday Do-It-Yourself Project Guides

Select a step-by-step guide with all the information you need to complete meaningfully volunteer projects on your schedule. You or your team will purchase the supplies, complete the project, and drop off the completed project to a nonprofit of your choosing. 

                               Dinner Baskets                                                                                   Cozy Cocoa Kits


                              Blessing Bottles                                                                       Greeting Cards for Seniors 



Recruit Holiday Volunteers

If your agency is in need of volunteers this holiday season November 1 - December 31, visit the Holiday Volunteers page to learn how to post your opportunities on our website. 

Non-Volunteer Related Needs 

For non-volunteer related needs, Remember, you can always call United Way 2-1-1.


United Way of Greater St. Louis
910 N. 11th Street
St. Louis, MO 63101
(314) 539-4063

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