St. Louis (KSDK) -- The United Way of Greater St. Louis is looking for 1,000 volunteers to participate in the September 11th Day of Service and Remembrance.
The United Way has organized multiple projects to pay tribute to the terror attack victims. The events are on September 8 from 9 a.m. to noon.
People who want to volunteer can call the United Way at 314-539-4298 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Large groups are invited to organize their own individual service projects during the week leading up to the event. The locations secured for this year are:
• St. Charles County, MO - At the O'Fallon Municipal Center, volunteer tasks will focus on helping those who have served our country. Tasks include: preparing care packages for soldiers, cleaning Veterans Memorial Walk and painting the police firing range.
• St. Louis County, MO - Volunteers will get firsthand experience in historical preservation, helping with the maintenance of the 137-year-old Greenwood Cemetery. Greenwood, located in Hillsdale, is the final resting place of numerous influential people and veterans, some graves date back to the American Civil War.
• St. Clair County, IL - "Belleville Helping Belleville" has coordinated various beautification projects throughout the city. Volunteers can assist with beautifying a new bike path, help maintain a walking path, and more.