Posts tagged food

St. Martin Center seeks volunteer cooks

By | April 17, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Erie’s St. Martin Center, 1701 Parade St., is seeking experienced volunteer cooks to prepare large quantities of food for Metro Erie Meals on Wheels clients. The work takes place between 7 and 11 a.m., Mondays through Fridays, and responsibilities include cooking foods according to menus and accommodating special dietary or nutritional restrictions; washing pots, pans,… View Article

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Help letter carriers stamp out hunger

By | April 16, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

On May 10, the letter carriers of the U.S. Postal Service will help Stamp Out Hunger by collecting nonperishable food items for local food banks, including Erie’s Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania. Volunteers are needed to help pick up the food items left by community residents near their mail boxes. Volunteers will be given… View Article

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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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