Stories with 'Miami nonprofits' tag

Inspire305 Grand Finale

Who will redesign the future of our community? You decide. Let’s celebrate at Inspire305’s 2019 Grand Finale. Take part in the festivities as we announce this year’s Grand Innovator and Trailblazer Award winners. Hear from each of our five finalists, and get to know how these change makers are innovating for good in our community […]

/ May 2, 2019

Peter Buffett Concert and Conversation – United for the Future

Please join us as we take community building to a new level. United Way is partnering with Peter Buffett, musician and philanthropist (youngest son of investor Warren Buffett) for a new kind of conversation as he embarks on a nationwide tour. Peter will discuss what it takes to truly transform our communities. His is a […]

/ April 5, 2019

Volunteer: Baynanza 2019

Baynanza is a celebration of Biscayne Bay and its significance as one of our most important ecological systems in South Florida. While Baynanza includes more than 25 great events throughout March and April, the event that has become nearly synonymous with this celebration is the Biscayne Bay Cleanup Day.   RSVP here.

/ March 25, 2019

Volunteer: Senior Day of Excellence with Mind&Melody

Join United Way and Mind&Melody, Inspire305’s 2018 Trailblazer grant winner, to transform the lives of active older adults and older adults experiencing dementia. Volunteers will not only assist with our hour-long music session, but also engage with older adults in other socialization activities and foster intergenerational relationships. RSVP here.

/ March 25, 2019

Volunteer: The Miami Bridge Enhancement Project

Join United Way of Miami-Dade in making Miami Bridge space more secure and appealing for youth, staff and families who benefit from this Emergency youth shelter. Volunteers will be planting and helping beautify a meditation pit and a volleyball court. Miami Bridge Community Base Service is known as First Stop For Families. This program is […]

/ March 25, 2019

Volunteer: Intergenerational Sensory Garden

Join United Way and Easterseals in creating a sensory friendly garden that will be used by children and older adults. Volunteers will help create different areas of the garden that focus on sight, sound, smell, touch and relaxation. Volunteers will have the opportunity to create wind chimes, bird feeders, plant gardens, assemble furniture and interact […]

/ March 25, 2019

Volunteer: A Room to Read

Join United Way of Miami-Dade and Redlands Christian Migrant Association (RCMA) to create a lending library for children and families to use. Volunteers will have the opportunity to build furniture, decorate a room and read to children at the school. RCMA, a United Way funded agency, is an early child development center in Homestead Florida, […]

/ March 25, 2019

Volunteer: Painting with a Purpose

Join United Way and the Jewish Volunteer Center as we create a multi-purpose room at Alper JCC Early Childhood Center, a program of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation. Volunteers will paint the room, create a sensory wall, build furniture and organize the room. The Alper JCC Early Childhood Program serves infants from 8 weeks old to […]

/ March 25, 2019

Volunteer: Hands in for Paws and Purrs

Join United Way of Miami-Dade and Miami-Dade County Animal Services to learn about pet care, make new friends that share a passion for animals, and have tons of fun, all while making a positive impact on the lives of animals. Volunteers will receive training and orientation upon arrival and spend the morning assisting with shelter […]

/ March 25, 2019

Volunteer: Imagination Day (Three Locations Available)

How can your love for children and a few pieces of cardboard inspire a young mind? Join us at United Way of Miami-Dade’s Imagination Day — an amazing opportunity to spark a child’s creativity through the use of a simple cardboard box and other recycled materials. Spend time with children while creating something new.   […]

/ March 25, 2019