United Way
of the Greater Capital Region
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United in Action 2012: It's Time to Sign Up!
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You know the projects. You're excited to get started. Now it's time to sign your team up!

Please read the list of Frequently-Asked Questions below, then click on the following links to sign your team up for United in Action 2012 projects.
Volunteer slots are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis, so sign up today! Once you've signed up, we'll send you more information on your specific project. 

All United in Action volunteers will receive a free United Way LIVE UNITED t-shirt and lunch on the day of their events. As a special thank-you, volunteers can each reserve one free ticket for a Tri-City ValleyCats game on Wednesday, June 27. You will be given the options for reserving specific t-shirt sizes and free ValleyCats tickets on the registration forms linked above.   


Please note: United in Action projects in Waterford and the Town of Schoharie are filled and have been closed for registration.  We apologize for any inconvenience. 


If you have questions about these projects, please click here to email our UIA coordinator, or call Siobhan Kent or Jessica Underhill at 518.456.2200.


Thank you for your interest in serving as a United in Action volunteer!  


Frequently-Asked Questions: FAQs


Q: My workplace team has more than 10 people. How can I sign up?

A: For larger workplace teams, please contact Siobhan Kent or Jessica Underhill at 518.456.2200 for placement. 

Q: Can I sign up members of my workplace team for different projects?

A: Absolutely. Team leaders should use the links above to sign up their teammates for projects they find interesting and inspiring!


Q: Can my entire workplace team sign up for more than one project or shift (such as a full day)?  

A: To make sure we can accommodate as many volunteers as possible, we ask that you and your team members each only sign up for one shift on one project.


Q: Should I bring my own tools or materials?

A: Materials will be available, but United Way encourages you to bring your own gardening supplies and/or construction tools so that we will have enough supplies for everyone. If you bring materials, please mark what you have brought so it can be easily identified at the end of the day!


Q:Do I have to be on a team to participate in United in Action projects?

A: Not at all! Individuals and families are encouraged to participate.


Q:Is there an age limit to participate?

A: United Way requires all participants to be at least 10 years old. Individuals under 18 years old will need a parent/guardian's approval to participate. There is no upper age limit!


Q:I want to participate, but I'm not available on the dates listed, or the projects I'm interested in are already full. What should I do?

A: Unfortunately, we do have a limited number of volunteer spots and projects, and all projects are first-come, first-serve. Please click here to be added to our waiting list. We will notify you of upcoming projects.  

Special thanks to our United in Action 2012 sponsors (as of May 31): Adirondack Beverages, Banana Republic, Capital Bank, CSEA, CVS, Dunkin' Donuts, IBM, JCB Specialties, MVP Healthcare, NYSUT, Philips Hardware, Price Chopper, Stewart's Shops, Target, The Home Depot, the Tri-City ValleyCats and UPS.

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