Posts tagged charity

Volunteers needed for Beast on the Bay

   August 25, 2014 4:00 am    1

 Barber Beast on the Bay, Erie’s largest obstacle course challenge, is looking for volunteers to help at this year’s event. It’s set for Saturday, Sept. 6 at Presque Isle State Park. Most volunteer shifts are around three hours long, and the jobs vary so you can select the job that sounds like the most fun…

 

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Book sale this weekend to benefit Erie Animal Network

   August 23, 2014 4:00 am    0

Calling all book lovers:  Erie Animal Network is holding a book sale today and Sunday, from 10 a.m.  to 4 p.m., in the Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary and Adoption Center parking lot, 5439 West Lake Road. Proceeds from the event will go to the EAN Community Cat Fund for spay, neuter and vaccination of community cats, as well as shelters…

 

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

   August 11, 2014 4:00 am    1

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…

 

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Volunteers needed for Breast Cancer Coalition’s Home Run Derby

   July 22, 2014 5:15 pm    0

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…

 

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

   July 21, 2014 4:53 pm    0

“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….

 

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Cat shelter seeks items, storage space for garage sale

   July 5, 2014 5:00 am    0

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…

 

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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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Beast on the Bay seeks volunteers

   July 1, 2014 6:23 am    0

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,…

 

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United Way to honor Brady Louis for volunteer service

   June 29, 2014 7:39 am    0

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…

 

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