VU’s First Virtual Second Saturday

Even though we can’t get together in person, there’s still a ton that we can do to help Baltimore right now. On April 11th, VU hosted  our first-ever Second Saturday, virtual edition. The VU team used this as an opportunity to share some charitable opportunities, which can also be done in the comfort, and safety,…

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VU Launches COVID-19 Resources Site

Improving Baltimore through increasing volunteerism. It’s our mission and we won’t stop now when Baltimore may need us the most! Times are difficult for everyone right now, but they are especially hard for our city’s most vulnerable residents. We are worried for people close to us – and we are worried for people around the world…

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March event cancelled

After six years and 72 consecutive Second Saturdays together, we’ve come to the difficult decision that we will need to cancel March’s event at The Loading Dock, Inc. – the first time we’ve had to do so in the organization’s history. Everyone at Volunteering Untapped has been closely following the developments around COVID-19, especially in…

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February – Kennedy Krieger Institute

Happy birthday to us! It was a sold out event for Kennedy Krieger Institute and our 6th birthday! Two hundred volunteers came out on February 8th to make 100 fleece blankets, 80 mugs, 100 welcome kits, more than 300 Valentine’s Day cards, 168 door signs, and brightened the lives of so many kids and their…

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January – The Warehouse Collaborative

Our volunteers were all over the 25,000 square feet of The Warehouse Collaborative for our January event! We sorted books that will be distributed around Baltimore for the Maryland Book Bank, helped clear the warehouse and beautify office spaces for Break a Difference, sorted and packaged diapers and clothing for babies and toddlers for ShareBaby,…

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December – Weller Development & United Way

It was a holiday volunteering extravaganza for our December event! Our volunteers wrapped gifts for City of Refuge, put together care packages for MedStar Harbor Hospital and Healthcare for the Homeless, created handmade cards for Meals on Wheels and GEDCO and crafted holiday decorations for an upcoming holiday market for local families. All of this…

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November – FIRST LEGO League & Reading Partners

Our November event was a VU fan favorite! We partnered again this year with FIRST LEGO League to build LEGO obstacles for an upcoming STEM competition for kids ages 9-14 years old. We also sorted OVER A THOUSAND books for Reading Partners to distribute to schools across Baltimore. Who knew volunteering could be so much…

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October – Baltimore International Academy

Our volunteers put in some serious WORK at Baltimore International Academy for our October event. Cleaning out their future rec center and removing a dumpster full of astroturf and unused furniture was no joke! Our talented volunteers gave the playgrounds a makeover with stenciled words in the five languages the school teaches.  And in the…

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September – Druid Hill Park and Districts 7/11 Clean Up

Back at it for another year! Our 6th Annual Druid Hill and Druid Heights Clean-Up took us all over the park and nearby neighborhoods where hundreds of volunteers helped make Baltimore just that much more beautiful! Keep an eye out for some new birdhouses in the park created by some of our talented volunteers. Special thanks to…

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August – St. Vincent de Paul

The VU crew was busy, busy, busy for our August second Saturday at St. Vincent de Paul’s Beans & Bread and Headstart locations! From landscaping the block to painting classrooms to serving meals to building resumes to creating an outreach plan to … well, you get it – the list goes on! Then we headed…

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