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UNITED WAY HOLDS FIFTH ANNUAL DAY OF CARING

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Nov. 19, 2002 – United Way of St. Thomas-St. John will hold its fifth annual Day of Caring, which links people with group volunteer projects, on Saturday. This year volunteers and sponsors will assist the Roy L. Schneider Hospital in its improvement efforts.
While the hospital is currently undergoing major renovations, volunteers are needed to help with painting, landscaping and installing special amenities for patients and visitors. From 8 a.m. to noon, volunteers will paint the hospital’s lobby, an area on the second floor and planters in front of the emergency room. Other projects include landscaping the parking area in the rear of the hospital and installing benches by the emergency room.
S.L. Caesar, United Way president, said, “By providing meaningful hands-on volunteer opportunities, especially to those who are strapped for time, United Way is helping to enrich the lives of the participants while at the same time, making significant improvements to a community resource."
Last year, more than 250 volunteers worked on various projects at the Al McBean Park in old Tutu that gave the park a much-needed facelift.
To learn more about the Day of Caring or to sign up as a volunteer, contact the United Way office at 774-3185.

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