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Volunteer Opportunities

Dow encourages and supports employees and retirees to become involved in their communities by lending their time, talent and expertise through volunteer efforts. View the links below to learn more about volunteer opportunities in your area.

Local/Regional Opportunities

Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational (Midland, MI) - Volunteer Opportunities visit https://www.dowglbi.com/

Dow has partnered with CyberGrants to enable employees and retirees to search for volunteer opportunities based on location, interest and their availability, thus providing them a more effective way to engage their community.

To get started, visit the CyberGrants website. If you have not already created an account, you must do so before signing up. To create an account, click "Create your password" at the bottom of the Home page and follow the directions to enter your basic contact information. This will take just a minute or two to complete. Your account is completely confidential.

Once you find a volunteer position that matches your interests and availability, you can sign up and the community group will contact you with further details. The site is free for retirees and employees to use.

Dow Promise

Dow Promise helps educationally and economically challenged young people realize their full potential.

Habitat for Humanity International

Dow and Habitat for Humanity International have been building great things together since the early 1980s. Dow's commitment and contributions reach beyond science and technology to help provide sustainable, affordable housing to those in need. Dow lends support to Habitat in many ways, including house sponsorship, product donation and volunteer work crews at builds around the world.

Habitat for Humanity is excited to expand the significant longtime support of Dow and its employees into an opportunity to match the professional skills of Dow retirees with project needs at local Habitat affiliates around the country. We are looking for enthusiastic people with the ability to donate their expertise to various projects. The available opportunities will help you gain experience in a nonprofit setting in the community. Available opportunities include projects such as assisting with business development and helping to implement "green building" and youth education programs.

United Way

Dow puts a strong emphasis on both global citizenship and defining community success. The overarching goal and focus for Dow is to build sustainable communities within which they exist. Through their partnership with United Way, which dates back to more than 75 years, we have been able to work together to improve communities on a national scale and advance both of our missions.

See the United Way website for more information.

Government Affairs

The Dow Action Network is designed to help Dow's U.S.-based employees and retirees positively impact the outcome of the legislative debates and elections at both the state and national levels.

Through active voter participation, coordinated grassroots response and Political Action Committee (PAC) contributions, Dow employees and retirees have a stronger, unified voice.

For information on public policy issues affecting the company, please visit our Public Policy page.

Retiree Groups

Dow Retiree Clubs

Dowell Tulsa Reunions

Contact: Paul Shireman at PSHIREMAN@aol.com

Dow Pittsburg Retiree Group

Pat Thibos at dowcaretiree@gmail.com or call 925-825-2750.

California Dow Retiree Club

Email: DowCAretiree@gmail.com

Houston Area Dow Alumni

Website: http://hadadow.com/

Plaquemine Dow Retiree Club

Email: stanoos@aol.com or jburtt@cox.net

Texas Hill Country Dow Alumni

Website: http://www.thcda.org/

Union Carbide Retiree Websites

Carbide Retiree Corps - UCC retiree groups in your area

Website: http://www.crc-inc.us

Victoria/Seadrift chapter, Carbide Retiree Corps

Website: http://www.seadrifter.org

Dow Corning Retirees' Club

Dow Corning Retirees' Club Membership Form

International Retiree Websites

Personeelsvereniging can Dow Benelux(Personnel Association - Terneuzen, The Netherlands)

Website: http://www.pvdow.nl/

1Note: If you want a Dow or Union Carbide retiree organization to contact you to participate in their organization and activities, we must have your permission to release your name, address and phone number to them. Please note that these retiree organizations are not part of The Dow Chemical Company, Dow AgroSciences or Union Carbide Corporation. They are separate legal entities from Dow and each other.
* Reference to "Dow" is to The Dow Chemical Company and certain of its subsidiaries and affiliates

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Retiree Service Center

Phone: 800-344-0661
If electronic communication is preferred please use the following:

General questions, retiree@dow.com
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For Benefits and Pension questions, please use the Dow Benefit Enrollment site Message Center.

Retiree Relationship Office

Global Dow Center
2211 H.H. Dow Way
Midland, MI 48674
Phone: 989-638-3531

Dow Government Affairs

Dow Washington D.C. Office
The Dow Chemical Company
500 North Capitol St, NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: 202-429-3526