Volunteer opportunities for seniors

Sandwich Generation: Senior volunteering

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. -  Experts say staying active and engaged in the community is key to senior’s overall health.

The Greater Twin Cities United Way’s “Volunteer United” is a valuable resource to help people find the perfect volunteering opportunity for themselves or others. 

In this week's installment of “Sandwich Generation” on KARE 11 News at 11, Katie Ladas, Director of Volunteerism at Greater Twin Cities United Way and Julie Schnell, a volunteer with “Volunteers Enlisted to Assist People” OR  VEAP, sat down with Pat Evans to discuss the many volunteer opportunities available to aging adults.  

The United Way’s annual “Action Day” is August 18th, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Target Field in Minneapolis. The free event is open to the public. For details on more volunteer opportunities, call the Greater Twin Cities United Way at (612) 340-7440.


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