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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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Volunteers needed for Breast Cancer Coalition’s Home Run Derby

   July 22, 2014 5:15 pm    0

The Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition holds an annual Home Run Derby event each summer at professional baseball stadiums in Pennsylvania. Volunteers are needed to serve as outfield ball shaggers at each event. The Erie event is set for Saturday, Aug. 23 at Jerry Uht Park. Duties include collecting balls hit into the outfield and infield once they…

 

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Have you ever wanted to be a ‘Captain of Fun’?

   July 21, 2014 4:53 pm    0

“Captain of Fun” is just one of the volunteer positions available at the Color Run, which is coming to Erie on Aug. 9. The United Way is currently recruiting volunteers to help out with the event. And the best part? You’re not just helping the event, but you’re also raising money for the Imagination Library….

 

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Hunt for bargains at Orphan Angels’ rummage sale this weekend

   July 18, 2014 1:00 am    0

Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary will hold a garage sale fundraiser on Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days, at the shelter, 5439 West Lake Road. Stop by to find bargains on clothing, pet items, household goods, books, toys and more.  For more information, call 790-4067. In addition, the shelter staff are seeking volunteers to…

 

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Help Hooked on Books for Kids sort donated books

   July 16, 2014 5:00 am    0

Hooked on Books for Kids is expecting to receive more than 40,000 donated Disney/Hyperion books that will need to be moved, unpacked and sorted into four groups by grade level. The books will be given to local schools and nonprofit groups. The work will be done on Wednesday, Oct. 8, and Thursday, Oct. 9 in the Shred-X…

 

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Volunteers needed to help at Zabawa

   July 14, 2014 1:00 am    0

Looking for an opportunity to help out over the summer and be involved in one of the Erie Diocese’s most well attended events?   Holy Trinity’s Zabawa — the annual Polish Heritage Festival — is the place for you. The festival organizers are actively looking for help in serving the food to the large crowd of…

 

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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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