Pocono Mountains United Way Hosts the Day of Caring/Campaign Kickoff

August 31, 2022

Stroudsburg, PA – Pocono Mountains United Way (PMUW) is hosting the annual Day of Caring and Campaign Kick-Off on Wednesday, September 7th. This is consistently the largest volunteer event of the year in Monroe County and features over 15 volunteer site locations.

The kickoff event starts with a complimentary breakfast for all volunteers at Barley Creek Brewing Company at 8:00 AM; then volunteers will travel to their chosen sites at 10:00 AM. There will also be a major announcement made about a community support initiative.
The annual Day of Caring event is the official Campaign Kick-Off for Pocono Mountains United Way’s Season of Giving. Through the end of the year, PMUW will wrap up its 80th anniversary year with fundraising campaigns to increase its endowment fund. The Live United…Forever Endowment Fund will ensure quality education, good health, and financial mobility for everyone in Monroe County.

The first Day of Caring event in the area was hosted in 1997, and PMUW has grown the event over the years. The day kicks off the United Way fundraising season, and this year’s slogan is 2022 Be The Reason.

There is a need for more than 200 volunteers for this year’s Day of Caring. Some of the places that volunteers will help for the day at include Read Across Monroe, Pleasant Valley Ecumenical Network (PVEN) Food Pantry and Clothing Closet, Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm, and Meals on Wheels.

Pocono Mountains United Way Day of Caring brings local businesses, organizations, and individuals together for the day to work toward a common goal of improving our communities. If you would like to volunteer, register today at