Spring break brings opportunity to help nonprofits

WICHITA — Middle and high school students from Wichita and area schools will have a chance to use their spring break to help nonprofit organizations.

The 17th annual United Way Youth Days of Caring will be March 15-19.

Students may choose from among 40 projects at 25 nonprofits, including such tasks as painting, repairing a playground, cleaning flower beds and helping adults with disabilities.

All participants will receive a T-shirt. Minimum age is 12. Sign-up ends March 9.

To reserve a project on a first-come, first-served basis or to obtain more information, call 316-267-0202 or go to