Posts tagged charity

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  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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Volunteers needed to help serve kids’ dinners

By | February 27, 2014 3:34 pm | 0 Comments


Want to help make sure area children get up in the morning ready to learn? Consider volunteering at the Eastside Family Y’s healthy meals program. The Eastside Y, at 2101 Nagle Road, provides free, nutritious dinners for kids through age 17 every Tuesday and Thursday, from 4:30 to 6 p.m., throughout March. All children are… View Article

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Thursday fundraiser to support Therapeutic Riding Equestrian Center

By | February 25, 2014 4:00 am | 0 Comments


Take a break from the relentless winter for some kick-up-your-heels fun at the Therapeutic Riding Equestrian Center’s Giddy-Up Palooza on Thursday,  from 6 to 9 p.m., at the Bel-Aire Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, 2800 W. Eighth St. Admission to the event is free, and includes music by Strangers and Liars. Bring cash to buy food,… View Article

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Rock for a Cause Sunday to benefit Erie County Y

By | February 22, 2014 1:10 am | 0 Comments


Head to the Crossroads Dinor, 101 W. Plum St., Edinboro, on Sunday, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., for the County Y’s Rock for a Cause charity concert benefiting the Y’s annual scholarship fund, We Build People. The fund provides financial assistance to members of Edinboro’s community so they can afford Y memberships and programs. For… View Article

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