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Opportunity Details

Letters of Encouragement 2021-22

United Way Suncoast provides leadership that improves lives and creates lasting community change by mobilizing the caring people of our communities to give, advocate, and volunteer. UWS focuses on education, financial stability, veterans’ services and helping those impacted by COVID-19 by assisting with their immediate needs.
Volunteers can write messages of encouragement to any the following groups:

• Teachers – show appreciation for their hard work and dedication to educating our youth.
• Students – encourage students to do their best in school throughout the school year.
• Veterans – provide support and appreciation to veteran military men and women.
• Seniors – uplift the spirits of an elderly stranger.

Be as creative as you like - you can use stationary or hand-made note cards. Individual envelopes are not required, but please do not seal them if they are used as they need to be screened before being distributed.

Please do not refer to specific holidays or occasions as the letters may not be shared before the holiday takes place.

This project occurs on your own schedule, so there is not set time frame for when you need to create the cards or when they need completed. Simply create the cards on your own time and once complete, submit your hours through this form. Once the cards are received, time will be added to your volunteer account.

Once complete, label each set of messages with their recipient type and be sure to include your full name, company name (if applicable) and return address, then mail to:

UWS Volunteer Team
Letters to (insert recipient type)
5201 W. Kennedy Blvd., Suite 600
Tampa, FL 33609

Thank you for supporting our community!

By clicking "Express Interest" below, no action is needed, so please start creating your notes when you are ready!

Civic & Community

Age Minimum (with Adult): 13+, Minimum Age:13+

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Express Interest

Volunteers needed through 12/31/2022
Virtual/Remote (Virtual)
Jacob Jalloway

After expressing interest, the Opportunity Leader will contact you to confirm participation and provide directions for this opportunity.

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  • Choose an existing team you're already a member or captain of, or
  • Create a new team to sign up.

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