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Help decorate for Halloween event at St. Joseph’s Apartments

   September 26, 2014 6:00 am    0

Volunteers are needed to help decorate a room for trick or treaters who will visit with the residents of St. Joseph’s Apartments on Friday, Oct. 24, from 5 to 8 p.m., at 517 Maryland Ave. The apartment’s senior residents invite their children, grandchildren, aides’ children, etc., to trick or treat in the apartment’s commons room. The room will be…

 

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Volunteers needed to sort 40,000 donated books

   September 20, 2014 6:00 am    0

Hooked on Books for Kids  recently received a grant of 40,000 brand-new books from First Book of Washington, D.C., and the group is in need of help to sort and organize the books on Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 8 and 9. ‪The books will be distributed to teachers and nonprofit groups in the Erie area.  Two-hour shifts are…

 

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Volunteers needed to sign kids up for Shining Star program

   September 16, 2014 9:43 am    0

St. Martin Center’s Shining Stars program will once again distribute toys to needy children throughout Erie this holiday season. Families enroll in the program in the fall, then the children’s Christmas wishes are gathered and posted on trees in area businesses and schools. Volunteers are needed on Oct. 14, 15 and 16 to help sign up children…

 

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GECAC Volunteer Tutor Open House set for Tuesday

   September 12, 2014 9:55 am    0

The GECAC Adult Education Program is seeking volunteer tutors to work with adults to improve their reading, math, English or writing skills in order to pass their GED or gain the skills needed to get and keep a job. Volunteers receive training, support and materials to assist them with their students. Volunteers must have at…

 

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Volunteers needed to help with Her Times 5K

   September 10, 2014 1:37 pm    0

The organizers of the Her Times 5K run for women are seeking several volunteers to serve as road marshals and to work at the finish line for the race, which is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 4, 8 a.m., at Presque Isle State Park. Volunteers would need to be on-site before the race starts and be able to…

 

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Volunteers needed to help at BYC Walk for Small Animals

   September 3, 2014 12:05 pm    0

Because You Care’s 19th annual Walk for Small Animals is set for Sunday, from 1 to 3 p.m., at Liberty Park on Erie’s Bayfront. The animal rescue group is seeking volunteers to assist with setup starting at 11 a.m.; registration (from noon to 1 p.m.);  serving plates of food from 2 to 3 p.m.;  packing…

 

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Volunteers needed for Walk for Small Animals

   August 15, 2014 5:00 am    0

Because You Care’s annual Walk for Small Animals, scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 7 at 1 p.m., in Liberty Park on Erie’s bayfront, is the animal rescue group’s largest fundraiser. Volunteers are needed to help set up for the event, on Sept. 7 between 9 a.m. and noon; register participants, starting at 11:45 a.m.; help park…

 

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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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Second Harvest Food Bank seeks volunteers for this weekend

   August 6, 2014 8:53 am    0

The Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania, 1507 Grimm Drive, is seeking volunteers to help this Saturday with sorting groceries and/or labeling products. Volunteer shifts are available from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1  to 3 p.m. If you are available to help, please call Amanda at 459-3663, Ext. 106.

 

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Help keep Lake Erie’s shoreline clean

   August 4, 2014 4:52 pm    0

Volunteers are invited to join the Lake Erie International Coastal Cleanup project, which will be held this year on Sept. 20 from 9 a.m. until noon at 16 locations in Erie County. Volunteers will remove trash and debris from the shores of Lake Erie at Presque Isle State Park and watershed areas including Raccoon Creek Park,…

 

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