National Volunteer Week 2024 – Meals on Wheels

April 14th-20th, 2024 – Every Moment Matters

Meals on Wheels PEI and the Volunteer Resource Council are excited to announce a series of Volunteer Appreciation Pop Up Fairs in celebration of National Volunteer Week, and we would like to extend an invitation to your organization to participate in these community-engaged events.

The Volunteer Appreciation Pop Ups aim to highlight the remarkable impact that volunteers have in communities across Prince Edward Island, and to encourage more community members to become engaged with organizations that depend on volunteerism. These events will provide a platform for organizations like yours to showcase your work, celebrate your volunteers, and connect with potential new volunteers.

Here are some key details about the Volunteer Appreciation Pop Ups:

– Dates & Locations –
Monday, Apr 15th –  O’Leary Community Complex
Tuesday, Apr 16th – Village Musical Acadien, Abrams Village
Wednesday, Apr 17th – Hunter River Community Centre
Thursday, Apr 18th – Montague Church of Christ
Friday, Apr 19th – Eastern Kings Sportsplex, Souris
The timetable schedule for each event will be 4:00 – 7:00pm.

– Event Format –
The events will be set up in a ‘trade show’ format, with tables allowing organizations room to share information and engage with attendees.
Each event will include a multimedia presentation celebrating volunteers from across Prince Edward Island, providing an opportunity for participating organizations to showcase their achievements and encourage increased volunteerism.

– Participant Package –
Participating organizations will receive a participant package including “Best Practices for Recruiting & Retaining Volunteers”, Social Media Promotion for their organization, and Onsite Photography at each event.

– Registration & Admission –
Registration for organizations is free, and admission is both free and open to the public.

The theme for National Volunteer Week 2024 is “Every Moment Matters,” highlighting the importance of every volunteer and their contributions to our communities, especially during challenging times.
We believe that by coming together, committing support, and increasing our collective efforts and impact, we contribute exponentially to the quality of life we all strive for.

If you are interested, please fill out our registration form below.
2024 National Volunteer Week – Organization Registration
Deadline for registration is Friday, April 5th 2024.

If you have any questions, please contact our events organizer,
Christine von Maydell | (902)969-6607 |