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Saturday Is 'Make A Difference Day'

Oct 21, 2014

Doing volunteer work and helping improve the community is important to many people in the Washtenaw County area, and Saturday is a day tailored specifically for that purpose.

Credit wuway.org

 

It's Make A Difference Day, and United Way of Washtenaw County Community Impact and Volunteer Center Manager Amanda Reel says it's your chance to give an hour or more of your time for a good cause.

"All of these are really fun events," Reel says, "so it's a really great way to get out, you get to bring your family, have a good time and be part of something bigger - a much larger impact."

The United Way of Washtenaw County has a new website designed to match volunteers with agencies looking for some help.  Volunteerwashtenaw.org has been up and running for about a month. 

You'll find more than 100 agencies looking for volunteers, with some of the opportunities taking place on Saturday for Make A Difference Day.