United Way staff are busy at work sorting the Day of Caring shirts that will be worn for the event this year. This year’s event will be held on Thursday, May 10, 2012.
Many businesses have encouraged their employess to volunteer. Businesses include Alliant Energy, Anamosa High School FFA/Industrial Tech/BD, Bankers Trust, Benchmark, Inc, Breakfast of Champions, Cargill Inc., Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust, Cedar Rapids Zen Center, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP, Climate Engineers, Inc., DCMA, Erb’s Technology Solutions, Evergreen Packaging, GE Capital, Genecor, General Mills, Holmes Murphy & Associates, HR Green Inc., Hunter’s Specialties, ImOn Communications, Intermec, J-TEC Associates, Kaplan University, Kirkwood Community College, Linn County Rural Electric Cooperative, McBladrey, Mercy Medical Center, Millhiser Smith Agency, Neighborhood Insurance, New York Life Insurance, NextEra Energy Duane Arnold LLC, Nordstrom Direct, Ohnward Bank & Trust, Quaker Foods & Snacks, Raining Rose, Rockwell Collins, Ryan Companies US Inc, SourceMedia Group, Target Stores, Toyota Financial Services, Transamerica, TrueNorth Companies, UAW Local 1024, US Bank, United Fire Group, United Way of East Central Iowa, US Cellular, Van Meter Inc, Veridian Credit Union, Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Wells Fargo, Whirlpool Amana and Yellowbook.
Day of Caring participants will be volunteering at various agencies and locations where their assistance is needed.