Posts tagged christmas

Orphan Angels seeks volunteer gift wrappers

   November 20, 2014 11:39 am    0

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…


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Erie City Mission seeks volunteers for holiday meals

   November 10, 2014 5:00 am    0

Erie City Mission will be hosting numerous meals, including breakfasts, lunches and dinners, between now and the beginning of the New Year, and is looking for volunteers — both individuals and community and service groups — to help staff the preparation and service of those meals. In particular, groups experienced with meal preparation and service…


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Volunteers needed to sign kids up for Shining Star program

   September 16, 2014 9:43 am    0

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…


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Operation Christmas Child seeks volunteers for packing parties

   September 5, 2014 6:00 am    0

Operation Christmas Child Northwestern PA has a need for a large number of teen and adult volunteers for its annual shoe box packing parties on Oct. 3 and 4. This year, the team hopes to fill 23,000 boxes with gifts for needy children around the world. The boxes are filled with school supplies, toys, personal hygiene…


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Animal rescue groups seek donations of gift-wrapping supplies

   December 26, 2013 2:08 pm    0

If you’re out shopping for post-Christmas bargains in the next few days, consider picking up some clearance gift-wrapping supplies for two local animal rescue groups. Both Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary and Because You Care raise funds for their organizations each December by wrapping gifts at the Millcreek Mall in exchange for donations.  Volunteers do the…


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Sales of jarred cookie and soup mixes benefit Erie nonprofit

   December 13, 2013 2:08 pm    0

Help support a local resource for the mentally ill by purchasing cookie and soup mixes that make great gifts or treats for your family. The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Erie County is selling jars that contain the ingredients  and instructions to bake one to two dozen homemade cookies. The jars, donated by the…


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Erie-area businesses collecting donations for animal rescue groups

   December 10, 2013 2:20 pm    0

Karen Burton Horstman, Mark Horstman, Kevin Hartley and Peter J. Burton, of Burton Funeral Homes and Horstman and Sons Country Store, display some of the donated pet items they have collected already this year for Operation: Christmas Pet Angels. You can help these generous businesses build their pile of pet items by bringing donations — cat…


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Orphan Angels holding 2 fundraisers on Sunday

   December 6, 2013 4:17 pm    0

There are two ways to help Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary raise money for their shelter on Sunday. Volunteers will be wrapping gifts at the gift-wrapping booth at Millcreek Mall on Sunday, all day. Just bring all your gifts that need to be wrapped, and the volunteers will make them ready for giving, in exchange for…


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Help wrap gifts for senior citizens

   December 4, 2013 12:07 pm    0

Home Instead Senior Care Erie provides gifts to more than 350 needy local senior citizens each holiday season. Volunteers are needed to help wrap and organize the donated gifts on Dec. 18, starting at 10 a.m., at the Home Instead Senior Care office, 3910 Caughey Road, suite 220. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact Laura…


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Angel tree benefits 3 local animal rescue groups

   December 2, 2013 6:06 pm    0

Want to help stray pets this Christmas? Mud Puppies Self Serve Dog Wash, 3867 Peach St., is hosting an angel tree to benefit three local animal rescue organizations. Each ornament on the tree lists an item from the wishs lists of Because You Care, the A.N.N.A. Shelter, and the Humane Society of Northwest Pennsylvania. Simply…


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