The Staff Council is an annual participant in the United Way's Day of Caring.
In 2014, Staff Council members participated all over the city. Left, UPSC President Rich Colwell and UPSC administrator Marcie Johnson take a break at the Oakland Food Pantry & Community Center on Lawn Street in South Oakland. Right, Rich is hard at work scrubbing siding. The Staff Council has a long relationship with the Oakland Food Pantry.
In 2013, Staff Council members helped clean up and paint Magee Field in Pittsburgh's Greenfield neighborhood. In previous years, Staff Council members have landscaped along the Boulevard of the Allies, among other projects.