Burton Funeral Homes collecting items for animal rescue group

   December 18, 2014 3:24 pm

Burton Funeral Homes & Crematory is collecting donations for Because You Care small animal rescue organization through noon, Dec. 23. You can drop off your donations at these locations: Burton Funeral Homes: Downtown, 602 W. 10th St. (Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon); Burton Westlake Funeral Home, 3801 W. 26th St. (Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.); Girard…

Erie-area animal rescue group seeks volunteers

   December 17, 2014 2:58 pm

H.O.P.E. for Erie Animal Wellness is a community outreach program for owners and their pets. The group, which helps provide solutions for any animal-related situation in the Erie region, is seeking volunteers to help carry out its mission. Volunteers are needed in a variety of capacities, including in-home  volunteers, who build relationships with homes in the…

Because You Care seeks volunteer gift wrappers

   December 11, 2014 11:59 am

Because You Care small animal rescue group is seeking volunteers to help wrap gifts this Sunday, Dec. 14, and Friday, Dec. 19, at the Millcreek Mall Community Booth. The volunteers wrap shoppers’ gifts in exchange for a donation to BYC. If anyone is willing to help, please send an e-mail to karsmitty2@hotmail.com for more information…

Orphan Angels gift-wrapping booth to raise funds for shelter

   December 9, 2014 3:11 pm

Volunteers from Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary will be wrapping shoppers’ holiday gifts in exchange for a donation to the shelter on Wednesday at the Millcreek Mall, outside JC Penney in the concourse. If you’ll be out doing some Christmas shopping on Wednesday, please consider bringing your purchases to the wrapping booth. You’ll get your gifts beautifully…

Orphan Angels seeks volunteer gift wrappers

   November 20, 2014 11:39 am

Volunteers are needed to wrap gifts on behalf of Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary at the Millcreek Mall on Friday, Nov. 28, between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 29, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.; and Sunday, Nov. 30, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Volunteers will wrap gifts purchased by shoppers in exhange for a donation…

Erie animal rescue group seeks volunteers

   November 9, 2014 6:00 am

Hope for Erie Animal Wellness is seeking new volunteers to help in its mission of providing solutions for animal-related situations of any kind in the Erie region. The group will hold a get-together for anyone interested in volunteering with H.O.P.E. on Dec. 3, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., at Mud Puppies Self Serve Dog Wash, 3867 Peach St. The…

Community Pet Food Bank seeks donations

   October 9, 2014 4:00 am

The Erie Animal Network/A.N.N.A. Shelter Community Pet Food Bank serves people in need of help feeding their pets due to a temporary financial setback. The food bank is currently in desperate need of donations for this program, which helps keep more pets in their homes, and reduces owner surrender and animal abandonment. If you are able to help,…

Orphan Angels to hold used book sale this week

   October 7, 2014 4:00 am

Find hundreds of used books in every genre at Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary’s used book sale today, Wednesday and Thursday, 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., in the social hall at Lake Shore Fire Dept., 5310 West Lake Road.  All proceeds will benefit the shelter’s Phoenix fund for cats with special medical needs. For more information, visit http://orphanangels.weebly.com.

Fun ways to help animal rescue groups this weekend

   October 3, 2014 10:25 am

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…

Orphan Angels seeking hair stylists for Sunday event

   September 30, 2014 12:41 pm

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…