Posts tagged because you care

Because You Care seeks volunteer gift wrappers

   December 11, 2014 11:59 am    0

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…

 

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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 to help ready dog adoption center

   September 11, 2014 4:00 am    0

Construction is almost complete on Because You Care’s new dog adoption center at 6041 West St., McKean (immediately off the McKean exit of I-79).  Volunteers are needed to clean it to get it ready for the future canine residents. Work will include cleaning up sawdust from the walls and floors, washing windows inside and out, and painting…

 

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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 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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Because You Care seeks volunteers to help at shelter, events

   July 2, 2014 5:00 am    0

Because You Care animal rescue organization recently opened a cat adoption center at 6041 West Road, McKean. A dog kennel is set to open this summer. Volunteers are needed to help in numerous roles, including cleaning and scooping litter, feeding the animals, socializing animals, answering the telephone, selling merchandise to members of the public, and…

 

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Fun fair/carnival today to benefit Erie Animal Network

   June 8, 2014 1:00 am    0

Bring the family for some good old-fashioned carnival-type fun at the Erie Animal Network Carnival and Fun Fair today, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Sparrow Pond Campground, 11103 Rte 19 N., in Waterford. Admission to the fair is free, and there will be food — including carnival-type snacks — to purchase, plus games, music,…

 

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Volunteers needed for Kori’s Kritters fundraiser

   June 5, 2014 5:00 am    0

The third annual Kori B. Durkin Foundation Kori’s Kritters benefit in Support of Animal Rescue will be held Saturday, July 12, 5 to 11 p.m., at the Colony Pub &  Grille, 2670 W. Eighth St. Many volunteers are needed to help put on this event, which will benefit Because You Care, a local animal rescue…

 

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Volunteers needed to help at annual Kori’s Kritters event

   May 15, 2014 5:00 am    0

Kori’s Kritters, a nonprofit foundation that was set up in memory of Kori Durkin, will hold its third annual fundraiser to benefit a local animal rescue group on Saturday, July 12. The event, at the Colony Pub and Grille, 2670 W. Eighth St., from 5 to 11 p.m., will feature live music, food, gift basket…

 

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It’s National Pet Week, so hug your pet — and volunteer!

   May 7, 2014 5:00 am    0

National Pet Week, which is dedicated to celebrating the more than 200 million pets that enrich our lives, started Sunday and runs all week. The Erie area is lucky to have lots of dedicated volunteers who work to rescue, rehabilitate and re-home stray and abused pets all year round, and they can always use more volunteer help….

 

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