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…

Erie theater group seeks volunteers to raise funds

   January 14, 2015 12:04 pm

PACA — Performing Artists Collective Alliance — is a nonprofit community performing arts center and theater that promotes a wide variety of artistic endeavors at its 1505 State St. location. In 2015, PACA is planning to present 11 productions, including comedies, dramas and classics. The group is mounting an advertising campaign to support the 2015…

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…

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…

Experience Children’s Museum seeks volunteers

   December 24, 2014 11:17 am

Do you enjoy working with children on hands-on activities? If so, Erie’s Experience Children’s Museum, 420 French St., needs you. Volunteers are key to making the museum’s programs a success. Volunteers are needed to help with special events at the museum and with outreach experiences within the community; help with education by assisting with classroom and…

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…

Because You Care seeks volunteer gift wrappers

   December 11, 2014 11:59 am

Because You Care small animal rescue group is seeking volunteers to help wrap gifts this Sunday, Dec. 14, and Friday, Dec. 19, at the Millcreek Mall Community Booth. The volunteers wrap shoppers’ gifts in exchange for a donation to BYC. If anyone is willing to help, please send an e-mail to karsmitty2@hotmail.com for more information…