Day of Caring

Collage of Day of Caring photos

Day of Caring: Friday, September 6; Friday, September 13; & Saturday, September 14, 2024

What is Day of Caring? 

Day of Caring is a day where hundreds of volunteers come together to complete a day of service in Muskegon, Newaygo, and Oceana Counties. Teams, small and large, work together on a wide variety of service projects across the Lakeshore that can include improvements to area parks, non-profit organizations, veteran homes, and more!


Nominate a project for Day of Caring:


Oceana County Mobile Food Pantry Volunteers

Register to Volunteer

Individuals, families, teams, and corporate teams are encouraged to participate! Join hundreds of volunteers in Muskegon, Newaygo, and Oceana Counties. Registration includes food and water for all volunteers, and United Way of the Lakeshore will take care of all materials, supplies, and project logistics. If you would like to register a team/corporate team but do not yet have details of who will be volunteering on the day of, please contact Sara directly at or by phone at 231-332-4010.

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Join Us Friday, September 6th!

Kickoff Location: TBA

Schedule for the Day: 

8:00 AM - Registration Check-In & Breakfast Begins

8:30 AM - Celebration Kickoff - Community stretch, a word from our sponsors, and music. 

9:00 AM - Depart for team sites.

Between 12:00 & 1:00 PM - Lunches delivered on-site to your volunteer locations. 

3:30 PM or 5:00 PM: A majority of the projects will close at 3:30 PM. Some teams are required to volunteer due to employer policies. If your team needs an end of day project, please contact our office at (231) 332-4010.

Join Us Friday, September 6th!

More details coming soon!

Join Us on Saturday, September 14th for a Mobile Food Pantry sponsored by Shelby State Bank!

Saturday, September 14th @ 2:00 PM
Location: Shelby State Bank | 242 North Michigan Avenue, Shelby, MI 49459

Details coming soon for Friday, September 6th projects!

Sponsor Opportunities! 

We are currently seeking sponsors for Day of Caring. Click here to review our sponsorship opportunities.

Ready to Sponsor?

Contact Sara Sherwood at or by phone at 231-332-4010.