The Jefferson County United Way is accepting applications for its annual Day of Caring program that is set for May 4.

This day is dedicated to assist those in need by giving time and a helping hand. The United Way is accepting applications from now until March 29.

The organization also will be looking for volunteers to carry out the projects.

Applications and further information can be obtained by contacting the Jefferson County United Way office at (812) 273-2036 or by e-mail to jcuwlcummins@gmail.com. Applications are also available online at www.jcinunitedway.com.