Hoss’s Community Day Saturday benefits cat shelter

   May 9, 2014 5:00 am

Head over to Hoss’s Steak & Sea House, 3302 W. 26th St., on Saturday between 11 a.m. and 10 p.m., for a pre-Mother’s Day meal. If you present a Cash Cow Card, which you can pick up at Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary, the restaurant will donate 20 percent of your purchase to the cat shelter. You can also…

Eastside Y seeks weekday afternoon kitchen volunteers

   March 15, 2014 5:00 am

The YMCA of Greater Erie’s Eastside Y, at 2101 Nagle Road, is seeking kitchen volunteers who can work on weekdays between noon and 6 p.m. The volunteers would help prepare snacks for 200 children Monday through Friday, as well as dinner twice a week for approximately 50 children.  There would also be some light kitchen cleaning…

Eastside Y needs volunteers to help with series of dinners in March

   February 4, 2014 6:00 am

The Eastside Family YMCA, 2101 Nagle Road, will hold a free dinner program for youths and children ages 2 to 17  during March. Dinners will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, March 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25 and 27, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Volunteers are needed to help serve the meals and…

Donate to free Thanksgiving dinners in the Erie area

   November 19, 2012 12:33 pm

Volunteerism booms around the holiday. If you want to spend part of your Thanksgiving week actually giving, consider volunteering at or donating to one of the free Thanksgiving dinners in Erie and Crawford counties. Here’s a list of free meals, courtesy of my colleague Dana Massing. While most of these dinners already have volunteer cooks…