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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 Auction 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.

Make or
Donate Items

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

Become an Ambassador

Become a New Day Ambassador! Attend community events and share the good New Day is doing.

Grocery/Care Pack Volunteer

Deliver groceries to a cancer patient or help by dropping off a New Day care pack to a family facing a cancer diagnosis.


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

Takeover our Social Media for a Day

We are looking for inspiring supporters who want to take over our social media channels for a day.

Making a Difference, One Story at a Time

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.

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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.

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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.