Van Buren Day of Caring Projects

You can view projects below the form.

Day of Caring Volunteer Registration

  • If you are registering a group please sign each person up individually, or email the names of each individual in the group, project and t shirt sizes to Carrie Terry at cterry@unitedwayfortsmith.org.
  • If you are registering as an individual enter NA.
  • Click on the drop down arrow to chose size.
  • Click on the drop down arrow to choose which breakfast you will be attending.
  • Please enter a second project choice in case your first project is full.

94 – Abilities Unlimited
Abilities Unlimited works to train, evaluate and place handicapped individuals in competitive employment.
7 – 30 Volunteers 8:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
3305 Kibler Road – Work with clients as a cooking team – cake decorating.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Cooking skills.

95- Abilities Unlimited
1 – 6 Volunteers 8:45 a.m. – 11:45 p.m.
3305 Kibler Road – Replace burnt out fluorescent lights, replace ballasts if needed.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Electrical and carpentry skills.
SPECIAL NEEDS: Work gloves, wire strippers and pliers.

96 – Abilities Unlimited
7 – 15 Volunteers 8:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
3305 Kibler Road – Plant flowers in front planters, place decorative rock in front of building.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Gardening skills.
SPECIAL NEEDS: Work gloves.

97 – Abilities Unlimited
2 – 10 Volunteers 8:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
3305 Kibler Road – Replant items in raised flower beds.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Gardening skills.
SPECIAL NEEDS: Hand tools.

98 – Abilities Unlimited
1 – 6 Volunteers 8:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
3305 Kibler Road -Replace damaged ceiling tiles.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Carpentry skills.
SPECIAL NEEDS: Work gloves, utility knife.

99 – Abilities Unlimited
3 – 10 Volunteers 8:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
3305 Kibler Road – Paint hallway leading to warehouse.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Painting skills.
SPECIAL NEEDS: Work gloves, painting clothes.

100 – Abilities Unlimited
2 – 6 Volunteers 8:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
3305 Kibler Road – Disassemble pallets and rebuild into usable units.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Carpentry skills.
SPECIAL NEEDS: Work gloves, cordless screw gun.

101 – Abilities Unlimited
7 – 30 Volunteers 8:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
3305 Kibler Road – Work with clients preparing lunch.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Cooking skills.

102 – Abilities Unlimited
2 – 15 Volunteers 8:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
3305 Kibler Road – Build retaining wall.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Carpentry and concrete working skills.
SPECIAL NEEDS: Hand tools.

103 – Abilities Unlimited
2 – 10 Volunteers 8:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
3305 Kibler Road – Repair fence around flag football field.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Carpentry skills.
SPECIAL NEEDS: Work gloves.

104 – Abilities Unlimited
2 – 10 Volunteers 8:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
3305 Kibler Road – Line flag football field and practice/play with the Abilities Unlimited Flag Football Team.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Carpentry skills.
SPECIAL NEEDS: Work gloves.

105 – Abilities Unlimited
2 – 6 Volunteers 8:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
3305 Kibler Road – Build a recycle can storage unit.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Carpentry skills.
SPECIAL NEEDS: Work gloves, cordless screw gun, and hammer.

106 – Abilities Unlimited
2 – 10 Volunteers 8:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
3305 Kibler Road – Frame and pour sidewalk.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Carpentry and concrete working skills.
SPECIAL NEEDS: Hand tools.

107 – Abilities Unlimited
1 – 6 Volunteers 8:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
3305 Kibler Road – Complete the building of a Bar-B-Q pit.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Masonry skills.
SPECIAL NEEDS: Work gloves, sun hats, and masonry tools.

Project is Full – 108 – Boys and Girls Club of Van Buren
Our Mission: “To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.”
10 – 20 Volunteers 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
1403 City Park Road- Painting, cleaning, building and grounds maintenance.
SPECIAL NEEDS: Work gloves and sunscreen.

Project is Full – 109 – New Start of Children and Families
5 – 15 Volunteers 8:45 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
4401 Kibler Rd. – Put up outside pantry box – Dig hole and cement pole in ground, put up metal shelves inside
and plant flowers.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Carpentry, working with cement and gardening.
SPECIAL NEEDS: Work gloves.

Project is Full – 110 – Project Compassion
6 – 12 Volunteers 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Hopes Creek – 2502 Fayetteville Road – Painting flower pots for a fairy garden. Planting a flower and vegetable garden in courtyard. Painting and refurbishing patio furniture.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Gardening skills. Compassion for the elderly.

111 – Project Compassion
4 – 8 Volunteers 9:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Valley Springs – 228 Pointer Trail West – Potting flowers for residents rooms. Playing bingo.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Gardening skills. Compassion for the elderly.