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Join New Day’s Caring Community of Volunteers

Volunteers are the unsung heroes of New Day! Our network of volunteers is made of uniquely gifted individuals who lend their time, creativity and talents to help us provide hope and support to children and families as they battle cancer.

We understand that you want to volunteer but might not know where your skills and talents best fit with New Day's needs. Check out our volunteer opportunities below and see how you can best help a family facing cancer.

Volunteer Opportunities


Special event volunteers work on event committees, help on the event day and/or participate in the event.

Join Our
Action Committee

Help make our event auctions and raffles a success by procuring items or packaging items for presentation.

Host an Event
for New Day

Host an event for your circle of friends — anything from a bake sale to a pickleball tournament to a cocktail party.

Supply Drives

Help pack and deliver a special care pack or seasonal care basket for a Michigan family with cancer.


Needed skills include financial planning, photography, carpentry, electrical, plumbing, landscaping and more. 

Make or
Donate Items

Make fleece or knit blankets, donate items or organize a drive to collect items for our custom family care packs.

To receive registration information for volunteer opportunities, please fill out the form below or contact Heather Blasko at heather@newdayff.org. Groups may register one contact person, while individuals will need to register as an official volunteer. Opportunities are limited, so please reach out in advance. 

Sign up for our 2024 Volunteer Opportunities

We have a number of opportunities throughout the year for which we welcome volunteer help. The supply drives are volunteer-driven. Volunteers are asked to purchase and donate the items to create the baskets, and either deliver or ship to a New Day family facing cancer.

Upcoming Event Volunteer Opportunities

We have many events coming up and need YOUR help! Sign up to volunteer at our upcoming events.

School Supplies & Backpacks Drive

July 25–28, 2024

Help a family facing cancer by stuffing a backpack with school supplies for the children. Please note, groups will be assigned a family or families with multiple children.

Making a Difference, One Story at a Time

Grocery shopping volunteer

Retired Detective Delivers Groceries to Cancer Patients

Michelle became the first Greater Lansing volunteer for New Day, helping with its grocery delivery program for cancer patients.

Volunteer group photo in New Day shirts

Prayer Shawls Bring Comfort To Cancer Patients

A group of nearly 20 women gather together once a month to support and pray for strangers in their community who are hurting and healing.

Volunteers working on construction

Volunteers stepped up to complete much-needed home repairs

The fantastic volunteer team from Faith Works stepped up and installed a new deck with a ramp for Donna and Ron.


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Support Families Facing the Financial Burden of Cancer.


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