Call for volunteers on Friday’s ‘Day of Action’

United Way (WJXT)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – United Way is calling for volunteers.

This Friday is their annual Day of Action, a national day of service which was founded with the intent to inspire others to take action in their communities on the longest day of the year.

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More than 70 volunteers will participate in Northeast Florida alone, helping the North Riverside area and James Weldon Johnson Full Service School Site.

The projects include a community garden, street clean-up, landscaping, and more.

“United Way believes in the power of volunteerism to transform communities, raise awareness of critical issues in underserved neighborhoods, and provide critical support to local nonprofits and organizations,” an official statement from the organization says.

Sign-ups are still available at

The event is from 8 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Friday in the Daily Manna Community Garden.

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