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…

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…

Sisters of St. Joseph seeks volunteer receptionist

   October 8, 2014 4:00 am

The Sisters of St. Joseph Neighborhood Network is in need of a volunteer part-time receptionist,  about 8 hours a week or less, at 425 W. 18th St., starting as soon as possible. Anyone interested should contact Lora Caldwell, volunteer coordinator at 397-3376 or lcaldwell@ssjnn.org. For more information about the Sisters of St. Joseph Network, visit www.ssjnn.org.

Volunteers needed to help Hooked on Books sort books

   October 4, 2014 5:00 am

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…

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…

Volunteers needed to sign kids up for Shining Star program

   September 16, 2014 9:43 am

St. Martin Center’s Shining Stars program will once again distribute toys to needy children throughout Erie this holiday season. Families enroll in the program in the fall, then the children’s Christmas wishes are gathered and posted on trees in area businesses and schools. Volunteers are needed on Oct. 14, 15 and 16 to help sign up children…

Volunteers sought for rummage sale at Orphan Angels

   September 4, 2014 9:51 am

Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary,  5439 West Lake Road, is holding a rummage sale at the shelter on Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, noon to 4 p.m., and is seeking volunteers to help. Volunteers are needed to help set up items on tables on Friday afternoon/evening, to help sell on Saturday and Sunday during…