Nonprofit organizations have until Aug. 1 to submit project requests for United Way Blackhawk Region’s Day of Caring.

The annual event will be Sept. 19, according to a news release.

Volunteer teams will complete half- or full-day projects at nonprofits across Rock County and northern Winnebago County in Illinois.

Agencies do not need to be United Way-funded program partners to participate, according to the release.

Last year, 895 volunteers from 43 companies completed 100 projects for 42 nonprofits, according to the release.

For more information and to register projects, visit LiveUnitedBR.org/DOCprojects.

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