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Orphan Angels to hold used book sale this week

   October 7, 2014 4:00 am    0

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.

 

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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 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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Help Hooked on Books for Kids sort donated books

   July 16, 2014 5:00 am    0

Hooked on Books for Kids is expecting to receive more than 40,000 donated Disney/Hyperion books that will need to be moved, unpacked and sorted into four groups by grade level. The books will be given to local schools and nonprofit groups. The work will be done on Wednesday, Oct. 8, and Thursday, Oct. 9 in the Shred-X…

 

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Volunteer opportunities abound at Erie County Library

   June 14, 2014 1:00 am    0

Many of the services the Erie County Public Library provides to the community are made possible thanks to its volunteers. If you have three or more hours a week to give, you can help bring literacy to the children and adults of Erie County. Library volunteer opportunities at the Blasco Library, 160 E. Front St., include helping sign patrons…

 

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Summer reading program needs volunteer readers

   May 25, 2014 5:00 am    0

Volunteers are needed to read with the youth who participate in the Salvation Army’s summer program, which runs from June 16 to Aug. 15. Volunteers are needed on Mondays or Fridays during that period. The program runs from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and volunteers can help out at a time that is convenient for them….

 

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Erie’s Great American Book Sale seeks volunteers

   May 14, 2014 5:00 am    0

This year’s Great American Book sale, sponsored by the Friends of the Erie County Public Library, is scheduled to run Sunday, June 15, through Friday, June 20, at Villa Maria Center Gymnasium, 2551 W. Eighth St. The sale’s organizers are seeking volunteers to prepare the site for the sale and to clean up afterward. Help…

 

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Erie cat shelter seeks donations of used books

   April 21, 2014 5:00 am    0

Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary, 5439 West Lake Road, is accepting donations of gently used books for a book sale to be held in May. The sale, scheduled for May 17 and 18, at the shelter, will benefit a cat named Phoenix who needs a liver shunt. Books can be dropped off at the shelter on…

 

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Donations needed for Easter basket giveaways

   April 3, 2014 5:00 am    0

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…

 

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