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The Stephen E. Garner Day of Caring
Thank you to all the individuals and businesses that generously supported the 2012 Day of Caring. More than 12,000 pounds of donations were received and distributed throughout Tompkins County!
About the Stephen E. Garner Day of Caring Food, Personal Care Items,
Pet Supplies & School Supplies Drive
The Day of Caring is a community-wide event hosted by United Way of Tompkins County. It connects local donors and volunteers to help sort donated food and personal care items. All donations are given to local food pantries and community organizations for distribution. The Day of Caring empowers people to work together and address some of the most pressing needs related to hunger and food security in Tompkins County.
Stephen E. Garner Day of Caring . . .
- demonstrates that volunteer efforts are vital to the well-being of our community by directly bridging local volunteers with the community.
- is the official kick-off for United Way of Tompkins County's 2012-13 Community Campaign.
- provides local food pantries with much needed donated food and personal care items.
Would you like to help?
Volunteers are the heart of the Day of Caring. The time you give will help raise awareness about community issues such as food and hunger.
Find out what are the Most Requested Items.
Information About Stephen E. Garner?
Stephen E. Garner was a United Way volunteer of great character and energy who made a difference in so many ways. Mr. Garner’s example of warmth, caring, generosity, compassion, insight, and humor will live in our hearts. To commemorate Stephen E. Garner’s many contributions to the community, United Way, and Tompkins County, the UWTC Board of Directors named the Annual Day of Caring in his memory.
Contact Carmela LoRusso at email@example.com or call (607) 272-6286.