Day of Caring


Taking one to build a stronger Oshkosh Area. Together.

Thank you for joining us on May 4, 2022, for the largest, single-day volunteer effort in our community! More than 160 volunteers from over 22 businesses and organizations performed 26 community service projects at 21 organizations during United Way’s 25th Annual Day of Caring, presented by Amcor and supported by SNC.

The day opened with breakfast at the Best Western Convention Center where Kim Wetzel of presenting sponsor Amcor, Jon Doemel, Winnebago County Executive, Mark Rohloff, Oshkosh City Manager, Chelsea Stindt, OAUW Emerging Leaders Co-Chair, Brenda Haines, OAUW Campaign Co-Chair, and Amy Sitter, Chair of the OAUW Board of Directors, welcomed volunteers.

Photos by Michael Cooney
In Oshkosh and the surrounding area, participants contributed $16,772 in volunteer hours Wednesday morning. Some Day of Caring projects included:
  • Developing a drivers safety training curriculum for the staff and Covey
  • Bagging, labeling, and barcoding new books at Carl Traeger Elementary School
  • Spring cleaning and visiting with residents at the Miravida Living campus
  • Building new shelving and landscaping at Omro Area Community Center
  • Sprucing up the landscaping and raised beds at Christine Ann Domestic Abuse Services
  • Sorting t-shirts for the upcoming 5K for NAMI Oshkosh
  • Designing and coloring custom birthday cards for volunteers at the Oshkosh Area Food Pantry

We would also like to thank volunteers, sponsors, project managers, and community partners for your time, talent, and resources.

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Day of Caring 2022

Photos by Michael Cooney and OAUW staff. 
Oshkosh Area United Way