Posts tagged food

Horse rescue group needs help with spring cleanup

By | April 11, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments


Bright Futures Farm in Cochranton is a nonprofit horse rescue center that depends on donations, grants and sponsorships to provide care, rehabilitation and training for horses that have been neglected or abused, and find them new adoptive homes. On April 26, from noon to 4 p.m., Bright Futures Farm will celebrate the American Society  for… View Article

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Cupcakes for Kids set for Sunday

By | April 5, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments


Sample a variety of cupcakes made by local bakeries when the Bradley H. Foulk Children’s Advocacy Center hosts Cupcakes for Kids, on Sunday, from 1 to 4 p.m., at Erie Day School, 1372 W. Sixth St. Celebrity judges — and members of the community — can taste delicious cupcakes from local businesses such as Angie… View Article

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Help Stamp Out Hunger on May 10

By | March 21, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments


The Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania  is seeking volunteers to help out during this year’s Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, on Saturday, May 10. On that day, community members across the nation will leave nonperishable food items next to their mailboxes for pickup and delivery to local food banks. Created by the National Association… View Article

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Volunteers needed to help serve kids’ dinners

By | February 27, 2014 3:34 pm | 0 Comments


Want to help make sure area children get up in the morning ready to learn? Consider volunteering at the Eastside Family Y’s healthy meals program. The Eastside Y, at 2101 Nagle Road, provides free, nutritious dinners for kids through age 17 every Tuesday and Thursday, from 4:30 to 6 p.m., throughout March. All children are… View Article

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Thursday fundraiser to support Therapeutic Riding Equestrian Center

By | February 25, 2014 4:00 am | 0 Comments


Take a break from the relentless winter for some kick-up-your-heels fun at the Therapeutic Riding Equestrian Center’s Giddy-Up Palooza on Thursday,  from 6 to 9 p.m., at the Bel-Aire Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, 2800 W. Eighth St. Admission to the event is free, and includes music by Strangers and Liars. Bring cash to buy food,… View Article

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Help feed needy at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church

By | October 4, 2013 5:00 am | 0 Comments


Holy Trinity Lutheran Church’s Soup & Pasta Kitchen, 643 W. 17th St., needs volunteers to help with preparing food, serving it and cleaning up one Wednesday or Saturday a month from 10:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.  In addition to regular volunteers, the kitchen is also looking for two coordinators, one for Wednesdays and one for Saturdays.  The coordinators… View Article

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Beach picnic Saturday to help children with Down syndrome

By | July 19, 2013 3:18 pm | 0 Comments


Enjoy some family time at the beach on Saturday and help raise funds for families of children with Down syndrome. Erie 10-year-old Kayleigh Zeigler has organized Dollars for Downs to raise money for families of children with Down syndrome to go on a fun outing this summer, such as to Waldameer or the Erie Zoo…. View Article

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Eat at Bob Evans on Saturday and help local pets

By | March 7, 2013 5:44 pm | 0 Comments


Eat out on Saturday, March 9, and help Because You Care raise funds to help local stray and abandoned pets. Head to Bob Evans, 8041 Peach St., on Saturday, March 9, between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., for breakfast, lunch or dinner — or all three if you like. The restaurant will donate 15% of sales that day for which… View Article

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Donate to free Thanksgiving dinners in the Erie area

By | November 19, 2012 12:33 pm | 0 Comments


Volunteerism booms around the holiday. If you want to spend part of your Thanksgiving week actually giving, consider volunteering at or donating to one of the free Thanksgiving dinners in Erie and Crawford counties. Here’s a list of free meals, courtesy of my colleague Dana Massing. While most of these dinners already have volunteer cooks… View Article

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Food bank needs volunteers for produce picking

By | May 17, 2012 12:53 pm | 0 Comments


The Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania is looking for individual and group volunteers to pick usable leftovers from fields and orchards after the harvest. “Our goal this year is to obtain as much produce as we can since produce is high in nutrition and low in fat and sodium,” the food bank wrote… View Article

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