Posts tagged charity

Not up for taming the ‘Beast’? You can still be part of the action

By | April 22, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

The Barber Beast on the Bay is a 10-mile extreme obstacle course challenge at Presque Isle State Park in which participants run, climb and crawl over sand, trails, mud, water and hardpack surfaces. The event, set for Sept. 6 this year, is a fundraiser for the Barber National Institute, which works with children and adults… View Article

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Erie cat shelter seeks donations of used books

By | April 21, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

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… View Article

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‘Pet Aid’ to raise funds for A.N.N.A. Shelter

By | April 18, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Pet Aid, a benefit for Erie animal rescue agency the A.N.N.A. Shelter, is set for Saturday, from 3 to 8 p.m., at the Saga Club, 3828 Washington Ave. The music lineup includes Michael Wayne at 3 p.m., Midnite Voodoo at 4:15 p.m., Flight at 5:30 p.m., and Rock of Ages at 6:45 p.m. There’ll also be… View Article

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St. Martin Center seeks volunteer cooks

By | April 17, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Erie’s St. Martin Center, 1701 Parade St., is seeking experienced volunteer cooks to prepare large quantities of food for Metro Erie Meals on Wheels clients. The work takes place between 7 and 11 a.m., Mondays through Fridays, and responsibilities include cooking foods according to menus and accommodating special dietary or nutritional restrictions; washing pots, pans,… 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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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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Create a pottery item, benefit cat shelter this weekend

By | March 28, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Looking for something to do this weekend? Head over to Claytopia, 2503 W. 15th St., to paint a cat or dog bisque piece or a cat or dog bowl, and — through Monday, the last day of the month — Claytopia will donate 10 percent of your purchase to Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary. Claytopia is… View Article

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A.N.N.A. Shelter seeks donations, volunteers for rummage sale

By | March 24, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Erie’s A.N.N.A. Shelter animal welfare organization will hold its annual rummage sale on April 12, at Fairview Presbyterian Church, 4264 Avonia Road in Fairview, and needs both donations of items to sell and volunteers to help organize the items and sell them. If you have items to donate or you are able to volunteeer at the event,… View Article

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Color Run 5K seeks volunteers

By | March 18, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

The Erie  Color Run 5K race, set for Aug. 9 in downtown Erie, is sold out, with 10,000 runners and walkers signed up to participate. If you missed out and would like to participate in this unique event as a volunteer, visit www.getconnectederie.org/volunteer/agency/need/color-run-volunteers/?need_id=35297  to sign up. Volunteers are needed to help with all facets of staging… View Article

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Erie thrift store seeks volunteers

By | March 1, 2014 4:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Erie United Methodist Alliance’s Rainbow Connection Thrift Store is seeking individuals to assist with processing donations and preparing clothing and household items for sale. The Rainbow Connection, 1516 Buffalo Road, is open Mondays through Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and volunteers are needed to work shifts during those times. The organization is seeking… View Article

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