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Press Release: 410 Volunteers Ready for Twin County United Way’s 23rd Annual Day of Caring

May 10, 2019

FOR
IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:

Samantha Skinner, Executive
Director, Twin County United Way

Cell: (208) 305-1379, E-mail: [email protected]

Twin County United Way office: (208)
743-6594

410 Volunteers Ready for Twin County United Way’s 23rd
Annual Day of Caring

Twenty-eight teams have signed up
for volunteer service on May 10

LEWIS-CLARK VALLEY –For more than two decades, the Twin
County United Way’s Annual Day of Caring has grown just a little bigger each
year.  This year, more than 410 volunteers
gathered at the Community Center in Lewiston at 8 a.m. and then dispersed across
the community for a half-day of volunteer service.

The community-wide event, presented by Regence BlueShield of
Idaho, shows what can be accomplished in just a short time when so many are
working together. “It is a few hours of service for each volunteer,” said Day
of Caring Chair, Kim Casey, “but it equates to 150 full, 8-hour days of nonprofit
work – all before noon.” Casey continued, “today is a demonstration of the
power of living united and is intended to encourage volunteerism throughout the
year.”

Regence President Sean Robbins added, “This is one of our employees’
favorite events each year.  All of us at
Regence want to give back where we live and work, and this gives us the
opportunity to lean in and help local nonprofits and the entire community.” Twenty-eight
teams will working on more than 34 projects that will be completed today.  Volunteers will be participating in a wide
range of tasks including designing posters, painting bowls, painting walls,
installing handrails and adding other safety modifications, yard work,
organizing, cleaning, power washing buildings, repacking food, carpentry and
more.

Additionally, Day of Caring volunteers – and others from the
community – can also donate blood at Vitalant (formerly Inland Northwest Blood
Center at 1213 21st Street in Lewiston).

Support from Regence and P1FCU, LCCU and the Lewis Clark
Valley Chamber of Commerce along with in-kind donations from ArtBeat, Fazzari’s
and IdaVend Broadcasting, underwrite the costs of the event.

Photos and videos of the day’s
activities will be shared throughout the day by Twin County United Way and
volunteer teams via social media including Facebook.com/TwinCountyUW, Facebook.com/RegenceBlueShieldofIdaho,
@TwinCountyUW, @RegenceIdaho, Instagram TCUW, #TCUW
#LiveUnited #VolunteerUnited. 

  • Day of Caring Volunteer Teams:
  • Alternative Nursing Services
  • Avista Utilities
  • Clearwater Paper
  • Coldwell Banker Tomlinson
  • Coleman Oil
  • HomeStreet Bank
  • Idaho Forest Group
  • Inland Cellular
  • Joe Hall Ford
  • LC Crew
  • LCCU
  • Leadership LC Valley (LC Chamber)
  • Lewiston Tribune/Studio 1892
  • Lewiston Firefighters Local 1773
  • Northwest Farm Credit Services
  • P1FCU
  • Century 21 Price Right
  • Public Consulting Group
  • Red Lion Hotel
  • Rogers Motors
  • Regence BlueShield of Idaho
  • Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories
  • St. Joseph Regional Medical Center
  • Stonebraker McQuary
  • Tri-State Memorial Hospital
  • US Bank
  • Vista Outdoors
  • Wells Fargo
  • Women United
  • Day of Caring Nonprofits:
  • Asotin County Library
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of the LC Valley
  • Community Action Partnership
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Homes of Hope
  • Vitalant
  • Interlink
  • Jackson Baldwin Falls
  • Lewis-Clark Early Childhood Program
  • Lewiston City Library
  • Lewiston Rotary Club
  • Modie Park Conservancy
  • Northwest Children’s Home
  • Quality Behavioral Health
  • ROC Rescue Mission
  • Salvation Army
  • SE Wash. Aging and Long-Term Care
  • Snake River Community Clinic
  • St. Vincent de Paul
  • The Idaho FoodBank
  • Twin County United Way
  • Valley Meals on Wheels
  • WA-ID Volunteer Center
  • Willow Center
  • YWCA

A complete list of project addresses
is available.

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About the Twin County United Way