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Volunteers sought to help clean up Frontier Park

   October 18, 2014 4:00 am    0

Lake Erie Arboretum at Frontier Park is seeking volunteers to help maintain the arboretum throughout the fall. Work to be done includes weeding, edging, pruning trees, mulching, picking up trash and the like. If you are age 16 or older and would like to help keep the park maintained and looking good for visitors, go…

 

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Experience Children’s Museum sets volunteer training session

   October 14, 2014 4:00 am    0

Do you like children? Would you like to help them learn through fun activities? The Experience Children’s Museum at 420 French St. will hold a training session for adults interested in becoming museum docents on Saturday, Nov. 1, from 9 a.m. to noon. The docents’ responsibilities include facilitating museum programs and assisting with classes, camps, scout…

 

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Community Pet Food Bank seeks donations

   October 9, 2014 4:00 am    2

The Erie Animal Network/A.N.N.A. Shelter Community Pet Food Bank serves people in need of help feeding their pets due to a temporary financial setback. The food bank is currently in desperate need of donations for this program, which helps keep more pets in their homes, and reduces owner surrender and animal abandonment. If you are able to help,…

 

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Sisters of St. Joseph seeks volunteer receptionist

   October 8, 2014 4:00 am    0

The Sisters of St. Joseph Neighborhood Network is in need of a volunteer part-time receptionist,  about 8 hours a week or less, at 425 W. 18th St., starting as soon as possible. Anyone interested should contact Lora Caldwell, volunteer coordinator at 397-3376 or lcaldwell@ssjnn.org. For more information about the Sisters of St. Joseph Network, visit www.ssjnn.org.

 

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Volunteers needed to help Hooked on Books sort books

   October 4, 2014 5:00 am    0

On Monday, Hooked on Books for Kids will be receiving 40,000 new books at the Shred-X Warehouse, 2952 W. 22nd St. Volunteers are needed to help unpack and sort books on Wednesday, from 2 to 4 p.m., and Thursday, 8 to 11 a.m. and noon to 4 p.m. Hooked on Books for Kids works with Erie County’s…

 

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Fun ways to help animal rescue groups this weekend

   October 3, 2014 10:25 am    0

This weekend offers multiple opportunities to help Erie-area animal rescue groups — and have fun at the same time. Start the weekend with a 3-mile charity walk for the Erie Animal Network’s Community Cat Fund on Saturday at 9 a.m. The Community Cat Fund pays for spays, neuters, vaccinations, shelters and food for stray cats in…

 

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Orphan Angels seeking hair stylists for Sunday event

   September 30, 2014 12:41 pm    0

A Fall Hair Cut A Thon on Sunday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at  Classic Image Salon, 9125 Ridge Road, Girard, will benefit Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary, a no-kill cat and kitten rescue organization. Haircuts will be given in exchange for a donation to Orphan Angels. If you are a licensed Pennsylvania hair stylist who is willing to to…

 

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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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