Day of Caring has shortage of volunteers
July 23, 2002
The annual United Way Day of Caring will take place Friday, and so far the project has a severe drought of volunteers.
Zero people are signed up to help the Hill County United Way paint the Girl Scout house at 420 Fifth Ave. starting at 8 a.m.
Mayor Bob Rice, director of the United Way, said that although he's disappointed, he isn't surprised.
"It's not unusual. People historically wait until the last minute," he said.
The Day of Caring, which has been going on for five years, is done to help local organizations with maintenance and building projects that they couldn't afford otherwise. Pas...