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…

Orphan Angels gift-wrapping booth to raise funds for shelter

   December 9, 2014 3:11 pm

Volunteers from Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary will be wrapping shoppers’ holiday gifts in exchange for a donation to the shelter on Wednesday at the Millcreek Mall, outside JC Penney in the concourse. If you’ll be out doing some Christmas shopping on Wednesday, please consider bringing your purchases to the wrapping booth. You’ll get your gifts beautifully…

Volunteers needed to collect food donations on Dec. 19

   December 8, 2014 4:18 pm

Erie-area Tops Markets and the Second Harvest Food Bank are teaming up again for the Food 4 Families Food Drive on Friday, Dec. 19. Volunteers are needed at each Erie Tops Markets location to help pass out flyers and to help collect donations. Shifts are available as follows: Tops store at 1702 E. 38th St., 3…

Orphan Angels seeks volunteer gift wrappers

   November 20, 2014 11:39 am

Volunteers are needed to wrap gifts on behalf of Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary at the Millcreek Mall on Friday, Nov. 28, between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 29, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.; and Sunday, Nov. 30, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Volunteers will wrap gifts purchased by shoppers in exhange for a donation…

Erie City Mission seeks volunteers for holiday meals

   November 10, 2014 5:00 am

Erie City Mission will be hosting numerous meals, including breakfasts, lunches and dinners, between now and the beginning of the New Year, and is looking for volunteers — both individuals and community and service groups — to help staff the preparation and service of those meals. In particular, groups experienced with meal preparation and service…

Erie animal rescue group seeks volunteers

   November 9, 2014 6:00 am

Hope for Erie Animal Wellness is seeking new volunteers to help in its mission of providing solutions for animal-related situations of any kind in the Erie region. The group will hold a get-together for anyone interested in volunteering with H.O.P.E. on Dec. 3, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., at Mud Puppies Self Serve Dog Wash, 3867 Peach St. The…

Jax Stone book drive ends Tuesday

   November 7, 2014 11:17 am

State Rep. Ryan Bizzarro’s office is sponsoring a book drive in the memory of Jax Stone, a 9-year-old Erie boy who battled a malignant brain stem glioma tumor before passing away in July. Jax, who attended Tracy Elementary School, loved to read. You can help honor Jax by donating a book — or several books —…

Volunteers sought to help clean up Frontier Park

   October 18, 2014 4:00 am

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…