Berkshire United Way is calling on volunteers to attend its Day of Caring from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12, at three sites across the county.
The event will include a book swap and teacher supply drop-off at Lanesborough Elementary School and Pitt Park in Pittsfield. A list of school supplies and information about the book swap can be found at berkshireunitedway.org or by contacting Jonah Sykes at (413) 442-6948.
At Lanesborough Elementary School, 188 Summer St., volunteers will help paint classrooms.
At Pitt Park on Columbus Avenue, volunteers will be installing a Born Learning Trail, a family engagement tool to help advance early literacy skills, followed by an afterschool party with Superintendent Jake McCandless who will discuss the importance of attendance.
In Great Barrington, Berkshire United Way and Berkshire Bank will be joining with Greenagers -- Environmental Youth in Action to clean up the historic River Walk along the Housatonic River.
For more information, visit berkshireunitedway.org.