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St. Martin Center seeks volunteer cooks

By | April 17, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Erie’s St. Martin Center, 1701 Parade St., is seeking experienced volunteer cooks to prepare large quantities of food for Metro Erie Meals on Wheels clients. The work takes place between 7 and 11 a.m., Mondays through Fridays, and responsibilities include cooking foods according to menus and accommodating special dietary or nutritional restrictions; washing pots, pans,… View Article

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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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Volunteer at Erie-area hospice for fulfilling experience

By | April 15, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Heartland Hospice recently celebrated National Volunteer Week by recognizing the contributions of its dedicated hospice volunteers and encouraging community members to become volunteers. Heartland volunteers offer support, companionship and practical, compassionate help to hospice patients. Volunteers can decide which tasks they are comfortable performing. Some tasks may include running errands for patients and families; staying… View Article

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Volunteer to help at Erie-area summer fitness events

By | April 14, 2014 9:54 am | 0 Comments

 

The Erie Sports Commission is seeking volunteers to help out at four major events this summer, including the Zombie Run, the Color Run, the Biggest Loser RunWalk and the Life’s a Beach Triathlon. The Zombie Run includes two events on May 17, both at Lake Erie Speedway in North East. The Zombie Run: Extreme takes… View Article

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Edinboro Triathlon needs volunteers

By | April 10, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

The County Y in Edinboro is seeking volunteers to help put on the 28th annual Edinboro Triathlon, which will be held on May 31 in Edinboro. Volunteers are needed on Friday, May 30, from 5 to 8 p.m. to distribute race packets and T-shirts at packet pickup  and help with late registration at Charlie’s Pub… View Article

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Are you a volunteer? This is your week!

By | April 9, 2014 5:00 am | 2 Comments

 

April 6 through 12 is National Volunteer Week, when the nation recognizes the many dedicated volunteers who work tirelessly to keep our nonprofit and charitable organizations going. Throughout Erie County and the surrounding area, hundreds of groups rely on volunteers to feed the hungry, rescue stray animals, help clean up our natural resources, and take… View Article

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Cupcakes for Kids set for Sunday

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

 

Sample a variety of cupcakes made by local bakeries when the Bradley H. Foulk Children’s Advocacy Center hosts Cupcakes for Kids, on Sunday, from 1 to 4 p.m., at Erie Day School, 1372 W. Sixth St. Celebrity judges — and members of the community — can taste delicious cupcakes from local businesses such as Angie… View Article

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Eastside Y needs volunteers for Run A Muck Mud Run

By | April 4, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Want to help kids have fun in the mud? The Eastside Family Y, at 2101 Nagle Road, is seeking volunteers for the Run A Muck Mud Run on Saturday, May 24. The run is for kids ages 4 to 13, with three levels of difficulty designed for different age groups. The 1.5-mile course will feature… 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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Pennsylvania Alzheimer’s Association seeks volunteers for walk

By | March 30, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

The Alzheimer’s Association Greater PA Chapter, which provides services and support to individuals with Alzheimer’s, their families, and their care partners in the community, is seeking people to assist at this year’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s, scheduled for Sept. 20 at the Burger King Amphitheater at Liberty Park on Erie’s bayfront. Volunteers are needed both for the… View Article

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