Operation Christmas Child seeks volunteers for packing parties

   September 5, 2014 6:00 am    0

Operation Christmas Child Northwestern PA has a need for a large number of teen and adult volunteers for its annual shoe box packing parties on Oct. 3 and 4. This year, the team hopes to fill 23,000 boxes with gifts for needy children around the world. The boxes are filled with school supplies, toys, personal hygiene…

 

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Volunteers sought for rummage sale at Orphan Angels

   September 4, 2014 9:51 am    0

Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary,  5439 West Lake Road, is holding a rummage sale at the shelter on Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, noon to 4 p.m., and is seeking volunteers to help. Volunteers are needed to help set up items on tables on Friday afternoon/evening, to help sell on Saturday and Sunday during…

 

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Volunteers needed to help at BYC Walk for Small Animals

   September 3, 2014 12:05 pm    0

Because You Care’s 19th annual Walk for Small Animals is set for Sunday, from 1 to 3 p.m., at Liberty Park on Erie’s Bayfront. The animal rescue group is seeking volunteers to assist with setup starting at 11 a.m.; registration (from noon to 1 p.m.);  serving plates of food from 2 to 3 p.m.;  packing…

 

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Volunteers needed for Beast on the Bay

   August 25, 2014 4:00 am    1

 Barber Beast on the Bay, Erie’s largest obstacle course challenge, is looking for volunteers to help at this year’s event. It’s set for Saturday, Sept. 6 at Presque Isle State Park. Most volunteer shifts are around three hours long, and the jobs vary so you can select the job that sounds like the most fun…

 

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Book sale this weekend to benefit Erie Animal Network

   August 23, 2014 4:00 am    0

Calling all book lovers:  Erie Animal Network is holding a book sale today and Sunday, from 10 a.m.  to 4 p.m., in the Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary and Adoption Center parking lot, 5439 West Lake Road. Proceeds from the event will go to the EAN Community Cat Fund for spay, neuter and vaccination of community cats, as well as shelters…

 

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Therapeutic Riding and Equestrian Center seeks volunteers

   August 22, 2014 11:14 am    0

The Therapeutic Riding and Equestrian Center is seeking volunteers to help the riders and horses in its program. The center, located at 8342 Platz Road, in Fairview, offers a variety of classes and private lessons for clients who would benefit from  equine-assisted activities. Volunteers are needed to help walk beside the horses and interact with riders…

 

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Presbyterian Homes locations seek caring volunteers

   August 19, 2014 5:14 pm    0

The three Erie-region Presbyterian Homes – Elmwood Gardens and Manchester Commons in Erie, and Oakwood Heights in Oil City, have a dedicated group of volunteers who selflessly give their time to help others. Their efforts have made a major difference in the quality of life of the homes’ residents. Presbyterian Homes offers many volunteer opportunities for both individuals and groups. A program can…

 

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Blood Bank giving away Wally cards on Monday

   August 17, 2014 5:00 am    0

As the summer starts to wind down, the Community Blood Bank is continuing to experience a severe shortage of blood. In an effort to help end the shortage, the first 60 donors to the Blood Bank on Monday will each receive a $10 Wally Card to Waldameer Park & Waterworld. The cards are good for individual…

 

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Volunteers needed for Walk for Small Animals

   August 15, 2014 5:00 am    0

Because You Care’s annual Walk for Small Animals, scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 7 at 1 p.m., in Liberty Park on Erie’s bayfront, is the animal rescue group’s largest fundraiser. Volunteers are needed to help set up for the event, on Sept. 7 between 9 a.m. and noon; register participants, starting at 11:45 a.m.; help park…

 

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Volunteer to help at Camp Sherwin’s Apple Fest

   August 12, 2014 5:00 am    0

Camp Sherwin, 8600 West Lake Road, Lake City, is looking for numerous volunteers to help at the 2014 Apple Fest, which is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 18. Volunteer jobs available include: On Friday, Oct. 17: Painting lines for the parking lot on Friday, Oct. 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Setting up the concession area and…

 

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