Volunteer Opportunities Special Events Volunteering

Special events volunteering is so much fun and so are our events! Wheeling Feeling Chili Cookoff, Belmont County Golf Scramble, Red, White and Brew, Reverse Raffle, Oktoberfest… we can always use the help!  Volunteers can help with set up, selling raffle tickets, serving and selling beverages, working a booth, or other special projects.

How do I volunteer at a United Way special event?

Please reach out to Jess at [email protected] if you are interested in volunteering!

Check out our events page for our up-and-coming events: https://unitedwayuov.org/events/

Wheeling Feeling Chili Cookoff

Since 2002, the Wheeling Feeling Chili Cookoff has been a summer staple at Heritage Port in Downtown Wheeling. Combine one-part live music, two parts festive atmosphere with great food, and a dash of a car cruise for the perfect Wheeling Feeling Chili Cook-off recipe! This event is held annually on the first Saturday in June. Volunteers can help in the judges’ tent, serve chili, sell t-shirts, sell taste tickets, serve beer, or sell pop/water.

Red, White, & Brew

Looking for something out of the ordinary to do on Independence Day Weekend? Hoping to listen to some local music and sample some local beer? What about supporting a local nonprofit you know and love? Red, White, & Brew brings all these elements together! Live music, food, and drinks — and a chance to benefit your United Way! Volunteers can help sell mugs and wristbands or serve alcohol.

Reverse Raffle

This is our board event. Typically in early September at the Wheeling Island Casino. Volunteers can help set up and run the silent auction or help scribe.


In the spirit of a traditional German Oktoberfest, the festival will feature themed food, drinks, and live entertainment. There will also be Artisan vendors set up. Volunteers can help sere alcohol, sell t-shirts, or sell mugs and wristbands.

Belmont County Golf Scramable

Let’s get outdoors and hit the links! Friday afternoons in the spring were made for golfing and the beautiful Belmont Hills Country Club will host our second annual United Way Belmont County Golf Scramble!  We invite you to put together a four-person team and come eat, drink and support your community.  See below for sponsorship opportunities and team registration.