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VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH

Volunteer Nominee

VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH: September, 2018

Kelly Maas

Yellow Springs Children's Community Center

Kelly Maas LIVES UNITED by “engaging in life again by volunteering” as she has spearheaded volunteer efforts at Yellow Springs Children’s Community Center. United Way of the Greater Dayton Area is proud to recognize Kelly as our Community Volunteer of the Month.

Kelly has lived in the area for seven years, and has lived “everywhere.” She has three daughters,as well as a stepdaughter and stepson.  Kelly has recovered from serious health issues in the last couple of years.  Her husband David, who works for SRC, was at a United Way event and mentioned to Volunteer Connection manager Nick Eddy that his wife was looking to volunteer.  As part of this year’s Day of Action, SRC undertook a project at Yellow Springs Children’s Community Center (YSCCC), in which Kelly participated.  Kelly say she “stayed on” and was there as many as six hours a week over the summer, painting and helping with a variety of projects.  Kelly is grateful to have had the time to volunteer “after the illness stuff.  It’s been super-cool to be able to do something and participate all while setting the hours!”

Clovis Rogers of YSCCC says “Kelly has been a tremendous asset to us. She is always eager to jump in and do whatever is needed at our center. I’ve loved working with her during her time here. I hope we never lose her…she’s an amazing young lady!”

United Way of the Greater Dayton Area is proud to recognize Kelly Maas as our Community Volunteer of the Month for September, 2018.

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YEARLY VOLUNTEER DAYS OF SERVICE

United Way of Greater Dayton organizes a number of events every year to help motivate volunteerism and

mobilize hundreds of people to help their community.

United Way's Day of Action

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United Way's Day of Action

United Days of Action is an annual day of volunteerism mobilizing hundreds of local volunteers to complete community service projects throughout Montgomery, Greene, and Preble Counties.

Join Hands Miami Valley

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Join Hands Miami Valley

This event serves as the Miami Valley’s celebration of Make a Difference Day, a national day of engaging members of the community in volunteer and service efforts.

MartinLuther King Jr. Day

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MartinLuther King Jr. Day

The event’s goal is to empower individuals, strengthen communities, bridge barriers, create solutions to social problems, and move us closer to Dr. King’s vision of a “Beloved Community”.

Global Youth Service Day

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Global Youth Service Day

Global Youth Service Day is an annual campaign that celebrate and mobilizes the millions of children and youth who improve their communities each day of the year through service and service learning.

9/11 National Day of Service

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9/11 National Day of Service

The day’s goal is to encourage all Americans and others to voluntarily support charitable cause, perform good deeds and engage in other service activities in observance of the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.