Claytopia hosting fundraiser for Erie animal group

   January 16, 2015 11:53 am

If you’re looking for something fun to do during January, head over to Claytopia, 2503 W. 15th St. You can make a cool animal-themed ceramic piece and the store will donate a portion of the sale to H.O.P.E. for Erie Animal Wellness, which supports local animals in need. Just stop in and create one or more…

SouthernCare Hospice seeks volunteers

   January 15, 2015 7:06 am

SouthernCare Hospice is seeking men and women in Erie, Crawford and Venango counties to become part of its team of nonmedical volunteers. Volunteers provide support to both the hospice staff and to patients in the offices as well as in patients’ homes. No prior hospice experience is needed, and training is provided. If you have special talents such…

Exchange student agency seeks volunteer representatives

   January 7, 2015 12:20 pm

World Heritage, a nonprofit student exchange program, is seeking volunteers to serve as area representatives in the Erie region. World Heritage offers students ages 15 to 18 the opportunity to spend a high school year or semester in the United States with a host family. Area representatives recruit and screen potential host families, supervise the…

i9 Sports seeks volunteer coaches for youth leagues

   December 31, 2014 3:55 pm

i9 Sports in Erie County is looking for volunteers to coach various youth age groups in flag football, soccer and basketball. Volunteer coaches must support the organization’s core principles of fun, inclusivity (everyone plays), safety, and good sportsmanship. All coaches receive a coach’s shirt, ball, and equipment bag to use at no cost.  All volunteer coaches must pass a background…

Erie film group seeks Oscar night volunteers

   December 26, 2014 9:24 am

The Film Society of Northwestern Pennsylvania will hold its annual Oscar Night Party fundraiser at the Bayfront Sheraton Hotel on Feb. 22 and will need many volunteers to work at the event.  There will an orientation meeting prior to the event at the society’s office at 1926 Peach St. To volunteer, or for more information, visit www.getconnectederie.org or call…

Volunteers needed to deliver meals to senior citizens

   December 19, 2014 3:54 pm

Metro Erie Meals on Wheels is seeking volunteers to deliver meals and visit with homebound seniors in the city of Erie and Millcreek. Drivers will deliver meals between 10 a.m. and noon on weekdays. You can volunteer once a week, once a month, or once in a while — whatever suits your schedule. You can…

Burton Funeral Homes collecting items for animal rescue group

   December 18, 2014 3:24 pm

Burton Funeral Homes & Crematory is collecting donations for Because You Care small animal rescue organization through noon, Dec. 23. You can drop off your donations at these locations: Burton Funeral Homes: Downtown, 602 W. 10th St. (Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon); Burton Westlake Funeral Home, 3801 W. 26th St. (Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.); Girard…

Erie-area animal rescue group seeks volunteers

   December 17, 2014 2:58 pm

H.O.P.E. for Erie Animal Wellness is a community outreach program for owners and their pets. The group, which helps provide solutions for any animal-related situation in the Erie region, is seeking volunteers to help carry out its mission. Volunteers are needed in a variety of capacities, including in-home  volunteers, who build relationships with homes in the…

Orphan Angels gift-wrapping booth to raise funds for shelter

   December 9, 2014 3:11 pm

Volunteers from Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary will be wrapping shoppers’ holiday gifts in exchange for a donation to the shelter on Wednesday at the Millcreek Mall, outside JC Penney in the concourse. If you’ll be out doing some Christmas shopping on Wednesday, please consider bringing your purchases to the wrapping booth. You’ll get your gifts beautifully…

Orphan Angels seeks volunteer gift wrappers

   November 20, 2014 11:39 am

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…