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Hospice seeks volunteers in Erie, Venango and Crawford counties

   March 16, 2014 5:00 am    0

SouthernCare Hospice, which has its northwestern Pennsylvania office in Meadville, needs volunteers to visit patients and their families and to help with special events, activities and administrative work. Volunteer opportunities are available in Erie, Venango and Crawford counties, and no prior hospice experience is required. Training is provided at a time that is convenient to…


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Volunteers needed to socialize puppies for service dog program

   February 21, 2014 1:00 am    0

Have you been wanting a dog but can’t make a full-time commitment to owning one? Or do you just love to be around puppies?  Canine Partners for Life’s Prison Puppy Raising Program could use your help, in return for a rewarding, fun experience for you. Volunteers are urgently needed to help provide socialization experiences for…


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Resolve to volunteer in 2014

   December 31, 2013 6:00 am    0

Happy New Year! It’s that time of year again: Time to think about how we can make ourselves and our communities better in 2014. Here’s my suggestion: Make an effort to volunteer, at least occasionally, or even better — regularly. Volunteering doesn’t just benefit the group, organization, person or institution you help. It will do…


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Donate your gently used shoes

   June 11, 2013 1:56 pm    0

The Erie United Methodist Alliance and All God’s Children Ministries are conducting a shoe collection drive beginning today and running through Sept. 30. All shoes collected will be donated to developing nations, where people can use them to start, maintain and grow businesses of their own to feed, clothe and house their families. While gently worn shoes are…


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Drake Well Museum to host volunteer recruitment event Tuesday

   April 8, 2013 1:51 pm    0

Venango County Retired Senior Volunteer Program will hold a volunteer recruitment event on Tuesday, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Drake Well Museum, 202 Museum Lane, Titusville. RSVP is an organization of volunteers who give their time and expertise to help with numerous community needs. Volunteer opportunities include calling or visiting housebound senior citizens, assisting…


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Meadville’s Academy Theatre to hold volunteer open house

   February 11, 2013 7:09 pm    0

The Academy Theatre, 275 Chestnut St., Meadville, invites the community to a volunteer open house on Saturday, Feb. 23 from 10 a.m. to noon. There will be opportunities to tour the theatre, enjoy refreshments and meet current theater volunteers. Attendees can enjoy a hot chocolate bar and other seasonal treats in the theater lobby and…


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Hog Heaven Rescue Farm

   January 3, 2012 10:54 am    0

“There are so many shelters for dogs and cats,” said Regina Allman, President and Director of Hog Heaven Rescue Farm in Cochranton. These who says hoofed animals and their needs are often ignored when they need to be properly rescued. Who they are: Hog Heaven “rescues, rehabilitates, and fosters” seized or surrendered hoofed animals, like pigs,…


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Charity gifting: How to be a smart donor and avoid scams

   December 20, 2011 3:02 pm    0

“There’s nothing better than an informed donor,” said Terry Wig of the Titusville Area United Way. This week on, I wrote a column about donating to local charities in the name of a friend or family member as a great way to play Santa to both the giftee and the community. However, what I found surprised me: “There…


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