You can make a difference!

Make a difference in the lives of those we serve by getting engaged! Get hands-on with our mission through volunteering within our programs or at special events, spearhead a fundraiser, or invite us to speak at your organization.

Volunteer Time Learn More

Volunteer Time

Invite Us to Speak Learn More

Invite Us to Speak

Join Us for an Event Learn More

Join Us for an Event

Stay Informed Learn More

Stay Informed

Run the OK5K Learn More

Run the OK5K

Host a Fundraiser Learn More

Host a Fundraiser

    Volunteer Time

  • Volunteer opportunities are available throughout all levels of our organization for individuals, corporations, civic groups, and military members. Children ages 14-17 are welcome to volunteer with a parent or guardian. Check out the different ways you can volunteer below and sign up for volunteer specific emails here.

  • Virtual Volunteers

  • Virtual Volunteer opportunities can be completed from the comfort of your home, or even your desk, as many of these tasks are suitable for organizations as well! Contact Talya Davis, our Director of Operations at 757-858-8011 to learn more.

    • Talk, Text, Connect:
      Think PenPal, but using digital technology! Become a friend or mentor to one of our residents and day program participants. To get started fill out the form below
    • Graphic Design:  Use your graphic design skills to design content for marketing, branding, social media campaigns, and program events. Click here to get started.
    • Writer: You can use your passion for writing by working closely with our marketing and development teams to create engaging and brand-focused content for Eggleston’s website and social media channels.
    • Virtual Fundraiser:
    • Angel Tree: During the end-of-year holidays many of our residents and day program participants do not have family outside of Eggleston. Consider becoming an angel for someone in need. Click here to sign up.
  • Support Volunteers

  • Our support volunteer opportunities work directly with…

    • Day Program and Residential Special Events:
      Volunteers make our special events and celebrations much brighter for our day program and residential facilities. Individuals and small groups can help decorate for holidays and birthdays, wrap presents for Christmas in July, serve Thanksgiving dinner, and much more!
    • Human Resources Support:  Volunteers can assist in department and administrative support, including updating the current filing system and working with Human Resource materials. Individuals must possess computer skills, be organized, and detail-oriented. Experience in Human Service is a plus but not required.


  • Business Service Volunteers

  • Our business services not only provide jobs for the individuals we serve but also provide funding for all of our support services, Beacon House and Warrior Bridge, our veterans program. Volunteer opportunities are often seasonal.

  • Annual OK5K and 1-Mile Run, Walk and Roll

  • Every year, we host the Eggleston OK5K and 1-Mile Run, Walk and Roll. This is a great event designed to raise awareness and much-needed funds for our mission.  Join us on June 10, 2023 at the beautiful campus of Virginia Wesleyan University.  We are looking for volunteers to help with a variety of task before, during, and after the event. Interested individuals or groups can click here for a full list of OK5K volunteer opportunities.

  • Group Projects

  • Large group volunteer opportunities (10-15 individuals) can be arranged for corporations, organizations, civic groups, or military personnel interested in donating time to our mission. Our director of operations will coordinate a special project to accommodate your group so you can make the most out of your time with us. We can also schedule facility tours and/or speakers into your day to further educate your team on our work. We ask that you reach out at least 6 weeks before your desired volunteer date for planning and logistics.

    • United Way Day of Caring:
      United Way Day of Caring is on September 15, 2023. Small group and virtual volunteer opportunities are available.
  • Do you have any special skills or talents that could help further our mission? We are always looking for new, engaging activities for our clients with disabilities. We also need individuals with specific skill sets to support departments across our organization. Here are a few ways you can donate your skills and talent:

    • Music and Art Therapy:
      Are you a singer, dancer, poet or have other skills that you could entertain or engage our clients with disabilities?
    • Facility and Administrative Support:
      We have varying needs that include organization, filing, beautification, and facility maintenance.
    • Committee and Board Membership:
      We are always seeking community leaders to help guide and lead our organization by serving on our Board of Directors or a committee. Contact our development team at to learn more.
  • Join Us for an Event:

  • Check out our events page and join us! Interested in learning more about Eggleston through a virtual or in-person tour? Contact the Development at 757-858-8011. locations

  • Host a Fundraiser:

  • Become a champion for Eggleston by coordinating a fundraiser within your workplace, church, community group, or with your family and friends. Virtual fundraisers can be set up all year long on our Give Local 757 page, or you can start a Facebook fundraiser (we can confirm all donations come directly to us!). You can also fundraise “in-person”, collecting cash and check donations or even frequently used items for our support programs.

    Please contact our Development team at 757-858-8011 or to get started and receive your fundraising toolkit.

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