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VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH: AUGUST 2017

Dan Rose

Verizon Wireless

Dan Rose LIVES UNITED by ”practicing good corporate citizenship” as he volunteers with Verizon Wireless at area agencies.  United Way of the Greater Dayton Area is proud to recognize Dan as our Community Volunteer of the Month.

United Way of the Greater Dayton Area is proud to recognize Dan Rose as our Community Volunteer of the Month forAugust, 2017.

A Cincinnati native, Dan has lived in the Dayton area for three years and is the proud dad of two and a district manager for Verizon Wireless.  He has been actively volunteering in the area and leading others for two years.  After a career discussion with a friend,  Dan led his Verizon team first in a diaper drive, then in an umbrella drive, then onto toys; for most of the last year, Verizon area managers have been having their monthly meeting at the Foodbank in Dayton, volunteering for two hours before the business meeting.  This leads to twenty hours of service for the Verizon staff.  From the first drives, Dan and his team have seen “the outcome the team can have in making a difference.  Seeing it firsthand leads to asking ‘what else can we do?’”

“Since the team has been doing this, we’ve put it on Instagram and have had other company districts asking ‘how can we get started doing something like this?’” says Dan. “It’s been a great way to inspire others.”  In addition to his corporate volunteering, Dan volunteers with his children’s sports, including being head coach for a soccer team.

Co-worker Deborah Morton says of Dan: “Not only has Dan inspired his management peers throughout the country, he inspires his employees.”

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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.