Posts tagged donations

Don’t forget to give on Tuesday, Erie Gives Day

   August 11, 2014 4:00 am    1

Tomorrow is  one of the best times to help your favorite Erie-area charities — Erie Gives Day. If you make an online donation between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. on Tuesday to one or more participating nonprofits in the Erie area, the Erie Community Foundation will match a percentage of the donations. The more donations…

 

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Donate blood, get a chance to win a $5,000 shopping spree

   July 17, 2014 5:00 am    0

The Community Blood Bank is offering blood donors a chance to win a $5,000 shopping spree to Off-Road Express from now through Aug. 30. Off-Road Express sells snowmobiles, ATVs, motorcycles, dirt bikes, watercraft, motocross bikes, and other types of recreational vehicles, as well as parts and accessories. Donors must be at least 17 years old…

 

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Cat shelter seeks items, storage space for garage sale

   July 5, 2014 5:00 am    0

Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary will hold a garage sale fundraiser on Saturday and Sunday, July 19 and 20, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, at the shelter, 5439 West Lake Road. All proceeds will go toward taking care of the cats at the shelter. The organizers are seeking donations of items for the…

 

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Saturday concert to benefit Erie veterans group

   July 4, 2014 5:00 am    0

Composer, guitarist and harp guitarist Muriel Anderson will perform a benefit concert for Erie’s Music for Veterans program on Saturday, at 8 p.m., at the Erie Art Museum, 20 E. Fifth St. Vinny Stefanelli, also a guitarist, started Music for Veterans as a way to reintegrate veterans into civilian society after their service to their country. Participating…

 

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Bike ride Sunday at Presque Isle to raise funds for kids’ bicycle charity

   June 24, 2014 1:03 am    0

Join Cody’s Ride of Hope on Sunday at Presque Isle State Park, and help brighten the lives of sick children. The event is a bike ride to benefit Cody’s Wheels Of Hope, a nonprofit organization that accepts donations in order to buy bicycles, riding toys and safety helmets for children with life-threatening diseases. The ride…

 

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Volunteers needed for Kori’s Kritters fundraiser

   June 5, 2014 5:00 am    0

The third annual Kori B. Durkin Foundation Kori’s Kritters benefit in Support of Animal Rescue will be held Saturday, July 12, 5 to 11 p.m., at the Colony Pub &  Grille, 2670 W. Eighth St. Many volunteers are needed to help put on this event, which will benefit Because You Care, a local animal rescue…

 

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Volunteers sought for Audubon Center’s 5K run/walk

   June 4, 2014 5:00 am    0

On Saturday, July 26, runners and walkers of all ages will hit the trails for the Wild 5K Run/Walk at the Audubon Center & Sanctuary, 1600 Riverside Road, near Jamestown, N.Y. Proceeds from the race will support Liberty, the center’s resident bald eagle, whose care costs approximately $7,500 per year, according to Audubon Seasonal Naturalist and race Co-chair Corinne Frederickson. Volunteers…

 

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Achievement Center seeks donations of items for kids’ treat bags

   June 3, 2014 5:00 am    0

The Achievement Center, which provides services to children with physical disabilities, developmental delays, emotional and behavioral problems, and autism spectrum disorder in a service area that spans Erie, Crawford, Forest, Warren, and Chautauqua counties, is seeking donations of items for treat bags for kids participating in the center’s summer treatment program. Children in the program work toward…

 

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Help Stamp Out Hunger today

   May 10, 2014 5:00 am    0

Don’t forget — Saturday is the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive across the United States. This is your chance to help those who are hungry in your own community, without leaving your house. Mail carriers — assisted by an army of volunteers — will be picking up donations of nonperishable food items as they make their rounds….

 

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Hoss’s Community Day Saturday benefits cat shelter

   May 9, 2014 5:00 am    0

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…

 

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