2019 Day of Caring at Accelerate, powered by NetVU

When: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. –11:30 a.m. Eastern
Where: Duke Energy Convention Center, 525 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Open to: All NetVU members and guests — You don’t need to be registered for Accelerate to participate or donate!


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Will you be in Cincinnati the morning of Tuesday, May 21?

Day of Caring - Accelerate 2018Please join your fellow NetVU friends and the U-VU Ohio NetVU Chapter for our annual Day of Caring! This year, we’ll be onsite at the Duke Energy Convention Center supporting Lighthouse Youth & Family Services, a local organization “dedicated to advancing the dignity and well-being of children, youth and families in need.”

Lighthouse staff will kickoff the project by sharing about the lives the organization has touched. Volunteers will assemble 1,000 hygiene kits and 1,000 snack packs to be given to those living on the streets through their outreach program.

Even if you are not able to stay the entire time, or you are not able to arrive right at 8:30 a.m., we encourage you to participate as you can. There is no cost to participate, but we do need everyone to register so we can get an accurate volunteer count. We will work on the project until it is complete or 11:30 a.m., whichever comes first.

The Cincinnati Insurance CompaniesYou can also donate items for our project through NetVU’s Amazon Wish List. Be sure you’re selecting the option to ship to Lighthouse c/o Tessa Barnard so that we can keep track of inventory. If you wish to donate another way, contact Lauren Crosby.

If you have questions or need assistance with registration or donating, contact Lauren Crosby.

Thank you to our Day of Caring sponsor, The Cincinnati Insurance Company, for supporting our event and Duke Energy Convention Center for donating 1,000 water bottles!

Accelerate 2018

About Lighthouse Youth & Family Services

Lighthouse Youth and Family Services LogoOperating since 1969, Lighthouse is nationally recognized as an innovator in services for families in crisis, for homeless youth and young adults, and for youth learning to become self-sufficient. The agency provides early childhood services; behavioral health and psychiatric services; home-based services to families; services to youth engaged with the juvenile justice system; community residential treatment facilities; foster care and adoption; independent living services; and opportunities through education.