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Help letter carriers stamp out hunger

By | April 16, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments


On May 10, the letter carriers of the U.S. Postal Service will help Stamp Out Hunger by collecting nonperishable food items for local food banks, including Erie’s Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania. Volunteers are needed to help pick up the food items left by community residents near their mail boxes. Volunteers will be given… View Article

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Make-A-Wish seeks air mile donations

By | April 1, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments


It’s finally April, and that means it’s time for the Make-A-Wish Foundation’s annual Wishes in Flight Air Miles campaign. Throughout the month, Make-A-Wish will be collecting frequent flier miles to help wish kids like Peter Dimitriadis, of Erie, travel to their dream destinations. Last August, Peter’s wish of visiting his family in Greece came true… View Article

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Help Stamp Out Hunger on May 10

By | March 21, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments


The Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania  is seeking volunteers to help out during this year’s Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, on Saturday, May 10. On that day, community members across the nation will leave nonperishable food items next to their mailboxes for pickup and delivery to local food banks. Created by the National Association… View Article

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Paint a cat or dog piece at Claytopia, raise funds for animal shelter

By | February 18, 2014 8:11 am | 0 Comments


Celebrate your furry friends at Claytopia this month and help raise funds for a local animal rescue organization. Just stop in and paint any cat or dog bisque piece or a cat or dog bowl at Claytopia, 2503 W. 15th St., during February, and Claytopia will donate 10 percent of your purchase to Because You… View Article

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Recycle your aluminum cans, help cat shelter

By | February 11, 2014 3:54 pm | 0 Comments


Here’s your chance to help both the environment and a local animal shelter at the same time. Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary will hold an aluminum can collection drive on Sunday, from noon to 5 p.m., at the shelter, 5439 West Lake Road. There will be a trailer to put the cans in. Crushed cans are… View Article

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How will you celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Week?

By | February 10, 2014 5:53 pm | 0 Comments


This week (Feb. 10-16) is International Random Acts of Kindness Week. While we should each make an effort to practice kindness every day, this week is nice reminder to break from your normal routine or comfort zone and attempt a new random act of kindness each day. Need some ideas?  Why not volunteer with a… View Article

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Erie’s Meeker Marshall shoe store collecting unwanted shoes

By | February 7, 2014 1:41 pm | 0 Comments


You can help improve the lives of people living in poverty around the world by dropping off shoes you no longer need at Meeker Marshall Shoe Fly Store, 7520 Peach St., during February. The shoes that Meeker Marshall collects during the drive will be delivered to Soles4Souls, an international anti-poverty organization founded in 2007. Reusable… View Article

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Gently used prom dresses sought for Erie giveaways

By | January 29, 2014 12:44 pm | 0 Comments


You can bring your gently used prom and homecoming dresses, shoes and accessories to Old Station One Restaurant, 6855 Buffalo Road, Harborcreek, on Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Items collected will be used for a March 8 and 9 giveaway to area high school students who can’t afford to purchase prom clothing and… View Article

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Erie mental health organization urgently needs clothing donations

By | January 28, 2014 2:45 pm | 0 Comments


The Mental Health Association of Northwestern Pennsylvania, 1101 Peach St., has an urgent need for good condition, warm men’s clothing of all sorts and sizes. With the exceptionally cold winter, there has been an increased demand for men’s clothing in the association’s clothes bank. Coats, hats, scarves, gloves, underwear, socks, boots and any other clothing… View Article

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Donate to Goodwill, and you might win a new car

By | January 18, 2014 6:00 am | 0 Comments


You can help people in the Erie community while at the same time earning a chance to win a brand-new 2013 Hyundai Accent. Goodwill Industries of northeastern Ohio and northwestern Pennsylvania will give away the car, donated by the Nassief Automotive Group of Jefferson, Ohio, on May 3. To enter, simply bring a donation of… View Article

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