500 People Do 60 Service Projects During Day Of Caring

(Bismarck, ND) -- About 500 volunteers in the Bismarck-Mandan area are participating in the United Way's Day of Caring.  

The volunteers are spending Wednesday working on 60 service projects. More than 100 local businesses are supporting the event through sponsorships, in-kind donations, or by providing lunches or offering employees a paid volunteer day.  

Executive Director of Missouri Slope Areawide United Way Jena Gullo says the project is a way to give back to the community, saving nonprofits hundreds of thousands of dollars.