Edinboro Triathlon needs volunteers

By | April 10, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

The County Y in Edinboro is seeking volunteers to help put on the 28th annual Edinboro Triathlon, which will be held on May 31 in Edinboro. Volunteers are needed on Friday, May 30, from 5 to 8 p.m. to distribute race packets and T-shirts at packet pickup  and help with late registration at Charlie’s Pub… View Article

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Are you a volunteer? This is your week!

By | April 9, 2014 5:00 am | 2 Comments

 

April 6 through 12 is National Volunteer Week, when the nation recognizes the many dedicated volunteers who work tirelessly to keep our nonprofit and charitable organizations going. Throughout Erie County and the surrounding area, hundreds of groups rely on volunteers to feed the hungry, rescue stray animals, help clean up our natural resources, and take… View Article

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Neighborhood Network seeks volunteers to fill a variety of roles

By | April 8, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

If you’re looking for a way to help make a difference in the local community, you don’t need to look further than Erie’s Neighborhood Network sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph. The organization, located at 425 W. 18th St., provides numerous services to people of all ages in the community, and it has a variety… View Article

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Orphan Angels to hold “bar wars” benefit

By | April 7, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

“Bar Wars,” on April 23, from 8 to 11 p.m. at TGIFridays Restaurant, 6755 Peach St., will benefit Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary. Participants are invited to purchase a seat in the restaurant’s bar area and then bid on drinks the bartenders create. All of the proceeds will go to the Millcreek-based cat shelter. If you… View Article

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Volunteers needed to help clean up Perry Square

By | April 6, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Volunteers are needed to help rake, pick up trash and prepare for spring planting on the west side of Perry Square in downtown Erie on Tuesday, April 22, from 10 a.m. to noon, and on the east side of the square on Thursday, April 24, also from 10 a.m. to noon. The cleanup is sponsored… View Article

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Cupcakes for Kids set for Sunday

By | April 5, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Sample a variety of cupcakes made by local bakeries when the Bradley H. Foulk Children’s Advocacy Center hosts Cupcakes for Kids, on Sunday, from 1 to 4 p.m., at Erie Day School, 1372 W. Sixth St. Celebrity judges — and members of the community — can taste delicious cupcakes from local businesses such as Angie… View Article

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Eastside Y needs volunteers for Run A Muck Mud Run

By | April 4, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Want to help kids have fun in the mud? The Eastside Family Y, at 2101 Nagle Road, is seeking volunteers for the Run A Muck Mud Run on Saturday, May 24. The run is for kids ages 4 to 13, with three levels of difficulty designed for different age groups. The 1.5-mile course will feature… View Article

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Donations needed for Easter basket giveaways

By | April 3, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Odessa’s Place, 628 W. 18th St., is seeking donations of Easter baskets and items to fill the baskets for its third annual Easter basket giveaway. Last year, through donations from the community, Odessa’s Place was able to give 450 baskets to families in the community.  This year’s goal is to top 500 baskets. The baskets will be… View Article

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Make-A-Wish seeks air mile donations

By | April 1, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

It’s finally April, and that means it’s time for the Make-A-Wish Foundation’s annual Wishes in Flight Air Miles campaign. Throughout the month, Make-A-Wish will be collecting frequent flier miles to help wish kids like Peter Dimitriadis, of Erie, travel to their dream destinations. Last August, Peter’s wish of visiting his family in Greece came true… View Article

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Frozen food fundraiser benefits animal rescue group

By | March 31, 2014 8:43 am | 0 Comments

 

You can help Because You Care help more animals by ordering frozen foods from Schwan’s. Order frozen food from Schwan’s from now until April 17, and the company will donate 20 percent of your order — and 40 percent of your purchase of your first $25 gift card — to Because You Care animal rescue… View Article

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