What is Work On Wilmington?

Work On Wilmington is an annual community service event. It brings people together to roll up their sleeves and tackle community problems in just four hours. The results are amazing. Projects that would normally take many times longer are completed in just half a day.

When is Work On Wilmington 2017?

Work On Wilmington is set for Saturday, April 29, 2017, 8:00 a.m. to noon, rain or shine. A volunteer appreciation celebration follows the four hours of work.

Who started Work On Wilmington?

Work On Wilmington is a Wilmington Chamber Foundation annual event. The event was initiated by the 2006 Class of Leadership Wilmington, a civic leadership program of the Wilmington Chamber Foundation.

How can my company become a sponsor?

Work On Wilmington relies on sponsors to provide resources, in cash or in kind, that volunteers need in order to make the selected projects succeed. Call 910‐762‐2611, extension 216, or email us at czechlewski@wilmingtonchamber.org.

How can I become a volunteer?

Volunteers of all ages and skill levels are needed. Simply fill out the volunteer application at www.workonwilmington.org or, for information, call 910‐762‐2611 (ext. 216).

How do you select the service projects?

Work On Wilmington seeks projects that will meet specific needs, can be completed in four hours, and will provide tangible and durable results. Visit www.workonwilmington.org for more details and a project application.

If my organization’s proposed project is selected, will it cost us?

No. Work On Wilmington will seek donations of materials needed to complete the projects. Any materials or volunteers the organization can provide will certainly help and will be greatly appreciated. This should be an opportunity for your employees to roll up their sleeves and help the volunteers.

How can I involve my company or group?

Work On Wilmington encourages groups to send teams of volunteers to work on specific projects.  Businesses, schools, churches, service clubs, youth groups, fraternal organizations. Contact Scott Czechlewski, Wilmington Chamber Foundation 910‐762‐2611, extension 216 or czechlewski@wilmingtonchamber.org.