Posts tagged charity

Volunteers needed for Walk for Small Animals

By | August 15, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

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… View Article

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Don’t forget to give on Tuesday, Erie Gives Day

By | August 11, 2014 4:00 am | 1 Comment

 

Tomorrow is  one of the best times to help your favorite Erie-area charities — Erie Gives Day. If you make an online donation between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. on Tuesday to one or more participating nonprofits in the Erie area, the Erie Community Foundation will match a percentage of the donations. The more donations… View Article

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Volunteers needed for Breast Cancer Coalition’s Home Run Derby

By | July 22, 2014 5:15 pm | 0 Comments

 

The Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition holds an annual Home Run Derby event each summer at professional baseball stadiums in Pennsylvania. Volunteers are needed to serve as outfield ball shaggers at each event. The Erie event is set for Saturday, Aug. 23 at Jerry Uht Park. Duties include collecting balls hit into the outfield and infield once they… View Article

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Have you ever wanted to be a ‘Captain of Fun’?

By | July 21, 2014 4:53 pm | 0 Comments

 

“Captain of Fun” is just one of the volunteer positions available at the Color Run, which is coming to Erie on Aug. 9. The United Way is currently recruiting volunteers to help out with the event. And the best part? You’re not just helping the event, but you’re also raising money for the Imagination Library…. View Article

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Cat shelter seeks items, storage space for garage sale

By | July 5, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary will hold a garage sale fundraiser on Saturday and Sunday, July 19 and 20, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, at the shelter, 5439 West Lake Road. All proceeds will go toward taking care of the cats at the shelter. The organizers are seeking donations of items for the… View Article

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Because You Care seeks volunteers to help at shelter, events

By | July 2, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

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… View Article

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Beast on the Bay seeks volunteers

By | July 1, 2014 6:23 am | 0 Comments

 

Not ready for the Beast on the Bay — a “grueling 10-mile obstacle course”  at Presque Isle State Park? Why not consider volunteering to help out instead? You’ll get a front-row seat for this unique event, which is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 6. The Barber National Institute is expecting more than 1,000 participants for this year’s event,… View Article

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United Way to honor Brady Louis for volunteer service

By | June 29, 2014 7:39 am | 0 Comments

 

United Way of Erie County will honor F. Brady Louis with the 2014 Tocqueville Award on July 15. The award recognizes outstanding volunteer service to the local community through personal leadership and long-time commitment. For decades, Louis has donated his time, talent and expertise to improve lives and make Erie County a better place to live. Since moving to… View Article

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Bike ride Sunday at Presque Isle to raise funds for kids’ bicycle charity

By | June 24, 2014 1:03 am | 0 Comments

 

Join Cody’s Ride of Hope on Sunday at Presque Isle State Park, and help brighten the lives of sick children. The event is a bike ride to benefit Cody’s Wheels Of Hope, a nonprofit organization that accepts donations in order to buy bicycles, riding toys and safety helmets for children with life-threatening diseases. The ride… View Article

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Erie Multicultural Center seeks volunteers to fill many roles

By | June 19, 2014 1:00 am | 0 Comments

 

The Erie Multicultural Community Resource Center relies on volunteers to provide a variety of educational, employment and other programs and services for Erie’s immigrant and refugee populations. Individuals and groups are always needed to help on a one-time or an on-going basis. Opportunities for volunteers include classroom aides, maintenance, housekeeping, website management, client support roles,… View Article

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