Volunteers needed to help Hooked on Books sort books

   October 4, 2014 5:00 am    0

On Monday, Hooked on Books for Kids will be receiving 40,000 new books at the Shred-X Warehouse, 2952 W. 22nd St. Volunteers are needed to help unpack and sort books on Wednesday, from 2 to 4 p.m., and Thursday, 8 to 11 a.m. and noon to 4 p.m. Hooked on Books for Kids works with Erie County’s…

 

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Fun ways to help animal rescue groups this weekend

   October 3, 2014 10:25 am    0

This weekend offers multiple opportunities to help Erie-area animal rescue groups — and have fun at the same time. Start the weekend with a 3-mile charity walk for the Erie Animal Network’s Community Cat Fund on Saturday at 9 a.m. The Community Cat Fund pays for spays, neuters, vaccinations, shelters and food for stray cats in…

 

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Volunteers sought for Audubon’s roadside cleanup

   October 2, 2014 5:00 am    0

Twice a year, volunteers pick up trash along Audubon Center & Sanctuary’s adopted section of Route 62 from Riverside Road, in New York, where the Audubon Center & Sanctuary is located, south to the Pennsylvania state line. The Center is inviting volunteers to join this endeavor from 9 a.m. to noon on this Saturday, Oct….

 

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Make-A-Wish seeking air mile donations

   October 1, 2014 10:52 am    0

Make-A-Wish Greater Pennsylvania and West Virginia is asking frequent fliers with air miles from Delta, U.S. Airways and United to donate their unused air miles from summer travel to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Those miles are turned into free flights for wish kids battling life-threatening medical conditions, and once donated, they never expire. Seventy-five percent of wishes…

 

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Orphan Angels seeking hair stylists for Sunday event

   September 30, 2014 12:41 pm    0

A Fall Hair Cut A Thon on Sunday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at  Classic Image Salon, 9125 Ridge Road, Girard, will benefit Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary, a no-kill cat and kitten rescue organization. Haircuts will be given in exchange for a donation to Orphan Angels. If you are a licensed Pennsylvania hair stylist who is willing to to…

 

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Help decorate for Halloween event at St. Joseph’s Apartments

   September 26, 2014 6:00 am    0

Volunteers are needed to help decorate a room for trick or treaters who will visit with the residents of St. Joseph’s Apartments on Friday, Oct. 24, from 5 to 8 p.m., at 517 Maryland Ave. The apartment’s senior residents invite their children, grandchildren, aides’ children, etc., to trick or treat in the apartment’s commons room. The room will be…

 

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Volunteers needed for Audubon’s Enchanted Forest

   September 25, 2014 9:47 am    0

Audubon Center & Sanctuary, 1600 Riverside Road, in Jamestown, N.Y., is seeking a few people to help out at its upcoming Enchanted Forest event on Oct. 3 and 4. Volunteers are needed for both evenings to help with guiding groups of visitors around the trail, kids crafts and cleanup. The program is a family-friendly, educational Halloween…

 

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Prep/Villa theater program seeks volunteers

   September 23, 2014 3:17 pm    0

The Cathedral Prep and Villa Maria Academy MVP Theatre Arts Program is seeking set builders; costume designers; artists; props, publicity, marketing and poster designers; orchestra members; fight coordinators; technical lighting and sound designers; stage crew members; student directors and choreographers; makeup artists; and flying directors to help make its 2014-15 season a success. Productions planned this season…

 

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Volunteers needed to sort 40,000 donated books

   September 20, 2014 6:00 am    0

Hooked on Books for Kids  recently received a grant of 40,000 brand-new books from First Book of Washington, D.C., and the group is in need of help to sort and organize the books on Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 8 and 9. ‪The books will be distributed to teachers and nonprofit groups in the Erie area.  Two-hour shifts are…

 

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Orphan Angels seeks volunteer stylists for cutathon

   September 19, 2014 9:41 am    0

Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary is seeking a few licensed hair stylists to cut at a hair cutathon fundraiser for the shelter. The cutathon will take place at Classic Image Salon, 9125 West Ridge Road, Girard, on Sunday, Oct. 5, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. If you are willing to help out at this event, or need more information, please…

 

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