Autumn leaves clipart

2021 Make A Difference Day

Each fall, volunteers throughout the Green Bay area and around the nation take part in service whose purpose is to improve others’ lives. This involves helping seniors and others who need assistance with typical fall outdoor yard projects such as raking, trimming bushes, and washing exterior windows. The official date is October 23, 2021, but, though some volunteers serve on that day, service can take place whenever it is convenient for the volunteers and the clients. Participants make these arrangements based on their own schedules.

The selfless giving embodied by the Make a Difference Day ideal strengthens our communities, and the Volunteer Center of Brown County will once again coordinate local efforts, in partnership with the Brown County United Way and the Aging and Disability Resource Center of Brown County. If you’re looking to give back to your community, we invite you to read on and find out more.

Thank You, Sponsors!

George Kress Foundation logo
Capital Credit Union Logo
WPS Logo

Schreiber Foods Logo
Festival Foods

Partner Agencies

Brown County United Way Logo

Application Form

Please fill out the form below. It can be downloaded, filled out on your computer, and emailed back to us at

Once we receive your form, we’ll add you to our list and will contact you later to provide information on the yard(s) assigned to you.

Please note: we will do our best to fulfill all requests for service, but our ability to do so is dependent on the number of volunteers who sign up.

Make A Difference Day Kickoff Event

A brief kickoff ceremony will be held in front of the Volunteer Center of Brown County at 8:30 a.m. on October 23 (weather permitting), where volunteers will hear from Mayor Eric Genrich, meet other volunteers and the Volunteer Center staff, enjoy coffee and treats, and get motivated for the service that’s so valuable to our community!

Photos From 2020’s Make A Difference Day Efforts

Last year, over 200 volunteers participated over several weeks, and 63 homes in our area received assistance!